If you have a 401(k) retirement program through your employer, you should be using it to build an effective retirement strategy. But often these programs are under-utilized. Debt.com helps workers who need a little retirement help to get the most out of a 401(k) – from match plans to mutual fund investment tips, we’ve got you covered.
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March 22, 2017 | Dori Zinn
Parents are downsizing and delaying retirement to make sure their kids and their savings are both in tact.
February 22, 2017 | Dori Zinn
The majority of Americans are eligible for a tax credit just for saving retirement money, but aren’t aware this credit exists.
February 7, 2017 | Joe Pye
Most Americans say they would trade these work benefits just to see their team claim the Super Bowl.
January 12, 2017 | Dori Zinn
What if you don’t have enough cash even for a tragedy, disaster, or other emergency? Most of us aren’t ready for one.
January 5, 2017 | Dori Zinn
Companies could be doing their employees a huge service if they offered some — and sometimes better — student loan repayment assistance.
December 6, 2016 | Dori Zinn
Most middle-income Americans don’t have a financial plan, while nearly half of those making more than $100,000 a year have do have one.
November 24, 2016 | Dollar Stretcher
Knowing your options is important to a comfortable retirement.
November 9, 2016 | Lucy Lazarony
Americans are trying to save, but they’re uncertain about money.
November 3, 2016 | Dollar Stretcher
We ask a CPA for advice. What he says might surprise you.
October 26, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader worries that her husband doesn’t worry about saving for retirement.
October 3, 2016 | Dori Zinn
Want to get your finances on track? Try moving more.
September 12, 2016 | Dori Zinn
But saving does, and most of us prefer it that way
August 25, 2016 | Dori Zinn
Salary tops the list, just barely — “benefits” and “fun” are next
August 15, 2016 | Dori Zinn
Young people are more stressed about retirement than paying off their student loans.
August 11, 2016 | John Rampton
Debt isn’t bad for new businesses, but too many entrepreneurs use it wrong.
August 4, 2016 | Dori Zinn
With low wages and high student loan debt, it turns out millennials can’t fathom the idea of saving more than they actually need, if they can save at all.
July 20, 2016 | Dori Zinn
What do Americans fear most about retiring? Living too long. They don’t have a death wish, but they’re afraid of running out of money before they run out of time.
July 18, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
The latest craze in mobile gaming can teach as much as it entertains.
May 25, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader is out of work after an injury. Is he out of luck, too?
April 27, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader is torn between paying off her credit cards, saving for retirement, or doing a little of both.
March 16, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader worries about getting back into the job market after her youngest son moves out.
March 15, 2016 | Money Talks News
To accumulate the funds for your golden years is not that hard, but it requires some planning.
November 10, 2015 | Money Talks News
Following these steps can help ensure that you do not live longer than your money once you stop working.
October 8, 2015 | Debt.com
You don’t need a lot of money to get a lot from a financial planner.
October 5, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
Automatic savings plans like a 401(k) have helped millions of Americans, but are they hurting them, too?
August 27, 2015 | Debt.com
But you can retire comfortably if you follow this advice.
July 30, 2015 | Debt.com
The times have changed. You need to change with them or lose money.
June 18, 2015 | Steve Rhode
A reader wants to know which option is the best — or least bad.
May 19, 2015 | Jess Miller
The federal government is encouraging people to save for retirement. Here’s how to know if the plan is right for you.
May 14, 2015 | Jess Miller
Both groups are hesitant to leave behind large inheritances, but not for the reasons you might expect.
April 29, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader wants to know what to do with a small windfall. See Howard’s video response.
April 21, 2015 | Jess Miller
Age 64 is their goal, and they’re saving better than their parents for it. But here’s why it’s not practical or smart.
February 17, 2015 | Brandon Ballenger
Most people don’t know that if you’re saving for retirement on a modest income, the federal government will cut you a break on taxes.
August 25, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger
How is it that your dog has life insurance, but you don’t have a 401(k)?
August 6, 2014 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A couple argues about how they should pay off their debts: slow and steady or all at once.
April 18, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger
Most Americans have little to nothing saved for retirement, so President Obama is busting out the training wheels.