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Despite Stock Market Gains, Workers Worry About Retirement

Filed under: Retirement, Retirement Living, Retirement Plans, 401K, SavingAlamy

The stock market has climbed back to a record high, but workers remain pessimistic about having enough money for retirement. The Employee Benefit Research Institute’s annu…

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Her Financial Goal: Get a Handle on Retirement Planning

Filed under: Retirement Plans, 401K, PlanningEveryone has things they want to improve about their financial lives — even those of us who are paid to write and think about money on a daily basis. To that end, the editors at DailyFinance and a few other…

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Roth 401(k)s: If Your Employer Offers One, Should You Switch?

Filed under: Taxes, Retirement Plans, 401K, Roth IRAMaking the most of your employee benefits is essential in this tough economy. With more employers than ever adding a new Roth 401(k) option to their retirement plan offerings, should you make the swit…

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Don’t Make These Five 401(k) Excuses

Filed under: Retirement, Retirement Plans, 401KBy Scott Hosopple

Excuses, excuses. Long before “the dog ate my homework,” humans were procrastinating and otherwise messing up — always with some excuse or another. We all know it’s counter-productive, …

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Stop Treating Your Retirement Account Like a Piggy Bank

Filed under: Retirement, Retirement Living, Retirement Plans, 401KWith Social Security and Medicare facing long-term threats to their fiscal health, and company pensions going the way of the dodo, you know how important it is to set money aside for yo…

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