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How Much Should Be In Your 401(k) At 30?

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More than ever, 20-somethings need to start saving early for retirement. Get guidelines on how much you should have in your 401(k) or IRA by age 30.

The $1 Million 401(k): Investing Strategy For 20- and 30-somethings

Ten Ways To Shake Up Your 401k

Your 401(k) has the potential to make you a millionaire. Here’s a simple, 10-step 401(k) strategy for 20- to 30-year olds to help you get the most from your retirement savings.

5 “Robo Advisors” That Are Forever Changing How We Invest

How robo advisors are changing the way we invest.

Want to start investing but don’t know where to start? Here is a quick review of five companies that have automated the process of helping you choose the proper investments. “Robo-advising” is a great way to make sure your portfolio is well diversified and meets your goals and needs.

The Roth IRA: What It Is, How It Works, And Why You (Definitely) Need One

The Roth IRA- What It Is, How It Works, And Why You (Definitely) Need One

A Roth IRA is a saver’s best friend. Learn how Roth IRAs work, why they’re so great and if you’re eligible to contribute.

Could An Annuity Belong In Your 401(k) Or IRA? Proceed Carefully

The new QLAC law could make annuities an attractive addition to your 401(k)

“No one buys an annuity… they are sold annuities,” says author Stan Haithcock. This complicated financial product is often overhyped, but a new tax law may make certain kinds of annuities attractive to young investors as part of an overall retirement strategy.

How To Open Your First IRA

How to open your first ira, choose between traditional and roth, and select investments.

However old you are, the time to start saving for retirement is NOW. The alphabet soup of retirement accounts can be confusing, but it’s not as hard as it seems. Learn how to open your first IRA in three easy steps.

23 Things Beginners Absolutely Must Know About Saving For Retirement

23 things beginners need to know about saving for retirement.

Saving for your future doesn’t have to suck. Here’s how to decipher the alphabet soup of retirement accounts and motivate yourself to start investing today.

How Much Do I Need to Retire?

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Saving for retirement is about the type of lifestyle you will want at that time. Do you want to travel? Are you planning a move? The savings that work for some may not be the right fit for others. Here’s a simple way to estimate how much you need.

How Investing Just $50 a Month can Kick-start Your Retirement

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What effect could just $50 a month have on your life savings? More than you think. Here’s how to start or build upon your investing plan by making regular monthly investments (with as little as 50 bucks).

Should I Contribute More to My 401k?

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You may already know that you should contribute as much to your 401k plan as your employer will match. But when is it time to increase your 401k contributions? And how do you decide between adding more to your 401k or funding an IRA?