Health savings accounts offer taxpayers one of the most favorable ways to save money. With contributions that are tax-deductible and distributions that are tax-free as long as they're used for qualifying medical expenses, HSAs offer a double benefit that you won't find with IRAs, 401(k)s, or most other types of tax-favored accounts.
January is a good time to kick start some habits that will up your money game and help you reach your goals, whether you want to build an emergency fund or save for the next big vacation. Try these strategies to set yourself up for success.
Retirement should be a time to kick back and relax, whether that means traveling the world or staying at home to play with the grandkids. Unfortunately, far too many seniors are spending their golden years worried about their finances-- and debt is a big reason why.
If you inherit an IRA, you must follow the timing rules for withdrawing money from the IRA or face a stiff penalty. Read further to learn more about your options.
Great news for all you retirement savers out there, the IRS says you will be able to contribute more to your retirement accounts in 2019. These changes to individual retirement accounts like 401(k) plans, Traditional IRAs and even Roth IRA are part of the annual inflation adjustments made by the IRS. Larger retirement contribution can mean lower tax bill. Not to mention more income in retirement.
You have the potential to make retirement the next exciting chapter in your life. Are you ready?
Investing in your employer sponsored retirement plan may provide an opportunity for savings.
Last summer, parents of college students said they planned to spend just 48% of their back-to-school shopping budgets in brick-and-mortar stores, according to Deloitte's annual Back-to-College survey.
As you prepare to welcome a baby into the world, the excitement and anticipation of meeting your child for the first time can be overwhelming.
Saving money is a big goal for all of us. So in a single-parent family, when one parent bears the responsibility of raising kids and making financial ends meet, saving for something like your own retirement might be further down the priority list compared to your other financial goals.
Any experienced parent will tell you that you’re never done “raising” your kids.
Are you ready to retire? If you hope to retire in 2018 there are a few steps you'll need to take before riding off into the sunset.
When you start thinking about retirement, emergency expenses present a unique challenge.
Have you ever wondered which life decisions brought you to where you are right now – at this very moment? Or, how your life might be different if you made a few decisions differently along the way?
The purpose of a 401(k) is to provide retirement income, so the last thing you ever want to do is access that money while you're still working. But if times get tough and you grow desperate for cash, you might be tempted to tap that account early and access the money that's technically yours.