Millions of people watching men’s Olympic figure skating saw U.S. figure skater Jeremy Abbot fall during his routine. Here’s what we can learn from how he responded.
There are so many problems that can get us in a financial tangle. Once we’re there, it takes determination to improve our finances. This journey isn’t for the faint of heart.
Even if you can’t save as much as you want for retirement because of debt or other hindrances, saving something is better than saving nothing.
John C. Bogle, the founder of Vanguard Group, has espoused a simplified, long term and low cost approach to investing. Here’s a look at the Boglehead philosophy for investing.
Here are 4 things to do now to prepare for a better retirement down the road.
Administrative note: This article assumes that you’re familiar with the basic differences between a traditional IRA, a Roth IRA, and a 401(k). If you’re not, I’d recommend IRS Publication 590–it’s free, it’s written in plain-English, and it’s quite thorough. The only drawback is that it doesn’t provide any guidance for choosing between accounts. IRA vs. […]
If you want to slow down on your career or even retire after a serious health scare, there are steps you can take to make that happen faster than you may think possible.
If you are looking for a stronger financial position in the new year, you can’t go wrong with these 10 strategies.
Have you maxed out your Roth IRA for the 2013 tax year? If at all possible, you should make the maximum contribution for 2013 and start preparing to do so in 2014. Why?
The amount that you can contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA for 2014 has been announced by the IRS. Have the contribution limits gone up this year?
Trying to figure out how much you can contribute to your 401k in 2014? Here is a quick review of the 401k contribution limits, rules and regulations for 2014.
One of the benefits of working for “the man” is that you often have the chance to invest in a tax-advantaged retirement plan. You can contribute using pre-tax dollars if you want, allowing your money to grow more efficiently over time. However, just because you are offered a retirement plan through your work, it doesn’t […]
There are many financial benefits to being married. Here are a few of the big ones.
If you plan to retire and still work, here are some steps you should take to bolster your success.