Retirement

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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5 questions you need to ask about your new employer's 401(k)

You're interviewing for a new job, and you ask whether the company offers a retirement account. The employer says yes, and you move on to other topics. When you accept the job, you enroll in the retirement account and begin making contributions, but later on, you're disappointed by your savings.
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Employer matching, vesting, and your 401(k): what you need to know

Matching is a terrific benefit, and approximately 92% of companies that offer 401(k) plans provide a match. To make the most of your employer match, you need to understand when the funds legally become yours, through vesting.
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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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Combining your retirement savings into the plan

Have you found yourself in this situation? You’ve changed jobs a few times, and have money in your former employers’ retirement plans.
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4 tips that’ll save your retirement

We repeatedly are told to prepare for retirement during our working years.
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What happens if I take an early 401(k) withdrawal?

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.
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Retirement planning for women

Why Living Longer Means You Have to Save That Much Harder
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2018 cost of living adjustments (COLA) savings limit

Review the new COLA savings limits for 2018
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8 changes to Social Security in 2018

For 2018, the basic structure of Social Security is the same in terms of how workers are taxed and how benefits are calculated and paid.
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Save more this year with 2018 contribution limit increases

If ‘save more for retirement’ is on your list of New Year’s resolutions, there’s good news for you in 2018.
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Imagine your best retirement

Getting to where you want to go will depend on the choices you make today. While we know you are likely doing what you can now to save, you have many priorities competing for your money. Taking the appropriate steps now may help set you up for a better financial situation later.
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