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401k vs 403b – What’s the Difference in these Retirement Plans?

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What is a SEP IRA Retirement Account for Small Business Owners...

In the past, we've talked about the traditional 401k, Roth 401k, Roth IRA, and traditional IRA. We must have hit them all by now,...
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What Is an Annuity and How Does It Work? – Annuities...

If you have a 401k or Roth IRA, you probably feel like you're doing everything you can to be financially prepared for retirement, right? Maybe...
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How Much to Save for Retirement – Planning Strategies for Every...

How much is “enough” when it comes to retirement savings? How do you know how much you should be saving, and at what ages, to reach your financial goals? While the answer varies from person to person, some universal rules apply.

6 Keys to a Comfortable and Happy Retirement

Gene Perret, the comedy writer for such popular television shows as "All in the Family," "Three's Company," and "The Carol Burnett Show," once said...
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3 Types of Savings You Should Have Right Now: Emergency, Retirement...

Money is a leading cause of stress, there's no arguing it. The almighty dollar worries us more than work, family, and even our health,...
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Should You Start Taking Your Social Security Benefits At Age 62...

Retirees are eligible to accept Social Security withdrawals as early as age 62 instead of having to wait until the full retirement age of...
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5 Reasons To Rethink How Much Money You Need To Retire

The process is deceptively simple on the surface…just plug a few numbers into your favorite retirement calculator and within seconds you have a mathematically...
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7 Legitimate Reasons to Delay Saving for Retirement

While saving for retirement is important, there are times when it makes sense to delay making investments. Most people invest for retirement in a...
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What Is a Variable Annuity Explained – Definition, Pros & Cons

Annuities are among the oldest investment options - in fact they have centuries of history. Especially over the past century, fixed income annuity contracts...
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What Is an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) – Definition, Pros...

There are several different types of plans available for employers that choose to reward their employees with shares of the company. However, there is...
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Financial Planning Guide for Musicians & Performing Artists

In addition to having been a professional or semi-professional musician throughout my entire adult life, I've also served as a life insurance advisor and...