Retirement Plan Is Key to Confidence, Survey Finds20150616153421

Retirement Plan Is Key to Confidence, Survey Finds

AJ NorrisJune 16, 2015
Retirement confidence is highest among workers who say they or their spouse have a retirement plan, such as a work-sponsored plan or an individual retirement account (IRA), reports the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI). In its 2015 Retirement Confidence Survey, EBRI foun...
Optimizing Your Social Security Retirement Benefits20150506145328

Optimizing Your Social Security Retirement Benefits

AJ NorrisMay 6, 2015
What does it mean? Getting a good return on your investment Optimizing your Social Security retirement benefits means getting the best return possible on each dollar you’ve contributed to the system. Every pay period, you pay 6.2 percent of your salary in taxes that finance...
Retirement Plans for Small Businesses20150416153454

Retirement Plans for Small Businesses

AJ NorrisApril 16, 2015
As a business owner, you should carefully consider the advantages of establishing an employer-sponsored retirement plan. Generally, you’re allowed a deduction for contributions you make to an employer-sponsored retirement plan. In return, however, you’re required to i...
Changing Jobs? Take Your 401(k) and Roll It20150219152202

Changing Jobs? Take Your 401(k) and Roll It

AJ NorrisFebruary 19, 2015
If you’ve lost your job, or are changing jobs, you may be wondering what to do with your 401(k) plan account. It’s important to understand your options....
Setting and Targeting Investment Goals20150218120559

Setting and Targeting Investment Goals

AJ NorrisFebruary 18, 2015
Go out into your yard and dig a big hole. Every month, throw $50 into it, but don't take any money out until you're ready to buy a house, send your child to college, or retire.  It sounds a little crazy, doesn't it? But that's what investing without setting clear-cut goals is lik...