Retirement

October 21, 2019
How much should I put in my 401(k)?

If you’re fortunate enough to have an employer who offers a 401(k), you should seriously consider participating. A 401(k) allows you to lower your tax bill and potentially build wealth through the stock market. Here’s how to figure out how much you should contribute. The power of the employer match You should contribute at least…

February 25, 2019
How can people on government assistance save for retirement?

“Where are the best places for people on state assistance to start saving for retirement? I’m looking for something with low starting balances and low monthly transfers to the account. Do you recommend any financial companies, savings accounts, government-issue bonds, stock market?? I am so confused!” Submitted by Jessica L. I want to acknowledge your…

October 19, 2017
Steps to Get Retirement Ready at Every Age

You’re never too old or too young to prepare for retirement. Sure, starting early is best (you can do more with less), but if you’re just getting started, focus on what you CAN do rather than what you missed out on. Here’s the deal. If you’re in your 20s: Get ready! Start NOW and save regularly.…

November 09, 2018
How will filing for bankruptcy affect my retirement?

What is your perspective about filing for bankruptcy in regards to saving for retirement? Submitted by Chris...