Retirement

Roth IRA contribution income limits for 2022

Investing in a Roth IRA is a great way to increase your tax-free income in retirement.
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457 contribution limits for 2022

Employees of state and local governments can stash more money in their 457 plans in 2022 than in 2021. Plus, those who are 50 and older can make “catch-up” contributions.
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6 end-of-year tax planning tips for 2021

As the year comes to an end, it's important to start planning your 2021 taxes to reduce your obligations wherever possible.
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The secret to crushing your Roth IRA retirement savings goals

Growing older is a gift that comes with many privileges -- especially when it comes to retirement accounts.
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How to save for retirement in your 20s—or even earlier

It's never too early to start saving for retirement. Here are easy ways to plan and invest in your retirement in your 20s, so you can set yourself up for financial stability later in life.
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5 Key considerations as you craft your retirement plan

Stashing away money for retirement is both smart and necessary to increase the odds that you will be financially secure once your working career comes to an end.
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The retirement plan option you may not have heard of

Are you maxing out your employer’s retirement plan contributions?
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What to do with your retirement plan when you retire

If your employer offered you a workplace retirement plan and you participated, when you retire or quit for any other reason, you will have options to consider.
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5 year-end strategies to boost your retirement savings

Rounding out another year comes with plenty of to-dos: getting gifts for loved ones, spending time with family, embracing the holiday spirit, and—of course—coming up with resolutions for the year ahead. Many people overlook one critical resolution, however: making sure they’re maximizing their retirement account contributions. If you haven’t already maxed out your 2020 contributions to your retirement plan or individual accounts, doing so at the end of the year is a great way to cross one more thing off your list before the ball drops on December 31.
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Uncle Sam Makes Retirement Planning, Saving Easier With 6 Key Reforms

6 Key reforms may help make retirement planning and saving a little easier.
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3 ways your office 401(k) gives you more money than you realize

Saving for retirement doesn't have to be a daunting task. In fact, one of experts' most-recommended retirement accounts can make saving virtually effortless.
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Should you accept an early retirement offer?

Companies seeking to reduce or refresh their staff frequently offer employees a package of incentives to encourage them to leave their jobs voluntarily, often before their customary retirement date.
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3 reasons to start saving for retirement now

If you’re decades away from retirement, you may not think it’s necessary to start saving yet as your money can be better spent elsewhere.
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How this simple mind trick can help you save more for retirement

While saving for the future isn't easy, there is a simple trick that can help you save more.
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Imagine your best retirement

Now that we are working adults, retirement, like waiting for adulthood, may seem far off into the future but looking back we can see it came all too fast. Below are a couple thought-starters on what your best retirement could look like.
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Approaching retirement

Do you have a set age in mind at which you want to retire? Are you just going to wait until you are in line for full Social Security benefits? Or are you going to make a decision based on your asset level and what that means for your retirement status?
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How to ‘save like a girl’ and close the retirement savings gap

Olympic Gold Medalist, Mia Hamm once said: “my coach said I run like a girl. I said if he ran a little faster, he could too.” With that simple statement, she redefined the word “girl” to mean something more encouraging and inspiring than its historical connotation.
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A retirement checklist: 8 steps to take now

The following steps can help you understand what you should consider as you plan for retirement.
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