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Advisers urge combining 401(k)s

Advisers urge combining 401(k)s | 401(k) Plan Issues | Scoop.it
It is not uncommon to wind up with multiple 401(k)s after switching jobs a few times during a career.
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Content about 401(k) plans for plan participants and plan sponsors.
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Check out Harry's guide to your 401(K) - Debt BLAG

Check out Harry's guide to your 401(K) - Debt BLAG | 401(k) Plan Issues | Scoop.it
Harry Campbell — a buddy of mine and the guy who runs the personal finance sites thefourhourworkday.com and yourpfpro.com — … Continue Reading → (Check out Harry’s guide to your 401(K) http://t.co/DrgJfqU9G0)...
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Is a Roth IRA better than a Roth 401(k)?

Is a Roth IRA better than a Roth 401(k)? | 401(k) Plan Issues | Scoop.it
Roth IRAs and Roth 401(k)s are both funded with after-tax dollars and withdrawals can be tax-free — but there are several differences. (Good article about Roth IRAs. Is a Roth IRA better than a Roth 401(k)?
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Year-End 401(k) Matching – A Good Thing? | The Chicago Financial Planner

Year-End 401(k) Matching – A Good Thing? | The Chicago Financial Planner | 401(k) Plan Issues | Scoop.it
What are the implications of a year-end annual 401(k) match for employees and employers?
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Retirement Calculator | CNNMoney

Retirement Calculator | CNNMoney | 401(k) Plan Issues | Scoop.it
Use our retirement calculator to figure out how much you’ll need for retirement and if you’re on track.

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Will you have enough?

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Did the Advent of 401(k) Plans Hurt Americans? – Getting Your Financial Ducks In A Row

Did the Advent of 401(k) Plans Hurt Americans? – Getting Your Financial Ducks In A Row | 401(k) Plan Issues | Scoop.it
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T. Rowe cracks down on 401(k) traders

T. Rowe cracks down on 401(k) traders | 401(k) Plan Issues | Scoop.it
Fund firm bars trading by 1,300 American Airlines employees who made frequent short-term moves; investors cry foul. (T.
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In Debt? The Scary Cost of Tapping Your 401(k)

In Debt? The Scary Cost of Tapping Your 401(k) | 401(k) Plan Issues | Scoop.it
Your retirement savings should be a last resort for paying off debt today.
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401(k) Plans: What They Really Cost - Morningstar.com

401(k) Plans: What They Really Cost - Morningstar.com | 401(k) Plan Issues | Scoop.it
401(k) Plans: What They Really Cost
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Entitled Measuring Fiduciary and Investor Losses in 401(k) Plans, the paper examines the costs of 12,475 plans, offered by a variety of 401(k) providers, and features a variety of company sizes.
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401(k) vs. IRA: Which is better? - Financial Web

401(k) vs. IRA: Which is better? - Financial Web | 401(k) Plan Issues | Scoop.it
Summary: 401k has higher allowances for tax-deferred savings Your employer may provide (401(k) vs. IRA: Which is better?
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Plan Sponsors Look to Change Up Investment Menu

Plan Sponsors Look to Change Up Investment Menu | 401(k) Plan Issues | Scoop.it
Plan sponsors are re-evaluating their investment lineups over the next 12 months, according to the DC Investment Manager Brandscape report by Cogent Research.

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Shaking up target-date funds - MarketWatch

Shaking up target-date funds - MarketWatch | 401(k) Plan Issues | Scoop.it
Shaking up target-date funds
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“There is a cohort of investors who have a different focus and objective,” Jerome Clark, who manages T. Rowe Price's target funds, explained in an interview.
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What Should I Do With My Old 401(k)?

What Should I Do With My Old 401(k)? | 401(k) Plan Issues | Scoop.it
New jobs mean new decisions about your retirement savings.
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Gen X And Late Boomers May Have Lower Standard Of Living In Retirement, Study Says

Gen X And Late Boomers May Have Lower Standard Of Living In Retirement, Study Says | 401(k) Plan Issues | Scoop.it
A new study on retirement savings across generations raises concerns about whether late boomers and Gen Xers will have enough to live on in their golden years.
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Your 401(k) is not Free | The Chicago Financial Planner

Your 401(k) is not Free | The Chicago Financial Planner | 401(k) Plan Issues | Scoop.it
A significant percentage of 401(k) plan participants don’t realize that their company retirement plan is not free.
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Schwab waging ETF insurgency in US retirement market - FT.com

Schwab waging ETF insurgency in US retirement market - FT.com | 401(k) Plan Issues | Scoop.it
Charles Schwab sees exchange traded funds as a revolutionary catalyst in US retirement saving, but it has yet to convince the biggest private retirement schemes or the powerful pension consultants patrolling the market. The financial services
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Five 401(k) Investing Tips for This or Any Market | The Chicago Financial Planner

Five 401(k) Investing Tips for This or Any Market | The Chicago Financial Planner | 401(k) Plan Issues | Scoop.it
Here are five 401(k) investing tips for this or any market environment.
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5 Reasons to Consider a Solo 401(k) | The Chicago Financial Planner

5 Reasons to Consider a Solo 401(k) | The Chicago Financial Planner | 401(k) Plan Issues | Scoop.it
There are a number of of self-employed retirement plan options available; here are 5 reasons to consider opening a Solo 401(k).
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4 Steps to Make Your 401(k) Work as Hard as You Do | The Chicago Financial Planner

4 Steps to Make Your 401(k) Work as Hard as You Do | The Chicago Financial Planner | 401(k) Plan Issues | Scoop.it
Here are 4 steps to make sure that your 401(k) plan is working hard for your retirement.
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Fidelity: 401(k) balances up more than 10%

Fidelity: 401(k) balances up more than 10% | 401(k) Plan Issues | Scoop.it
Average 401(k) balances remained up from last year despite a bumpy stock market that left many investors on edge. (401(k) balances were up by more than 10% in Q2, according to a new report from Fidelity.
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PLANADVISER.com - Participant Demographics Vary by Plan Type

PLANADVISER.com - Participant Demographics Vary by Plan Type | 401(k) Plan Issues | Scoop.it
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The Perils of Using a Retirement Account for College Costs

The Perils of Using a Retirement Account for College Costs | 401(k) Plan Issues | Scoop.it
Tapping your retirement savings to pay for college often triggers taxes and penalties.
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Understanding Your Bond Fund’s Duration | The Chicago Financial Planner

Understanding Your Bond Fund’s Duration | The Chicago Financial Planner | 401(k) Plan Issues | Scoop.it
The potential for rising interest rates is another phase in the evolution of the financial markets. How will this impact your bond fund investments?
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Should You Tap Your 401(k) to Buy Real Estate? | The Chicago Financial Planner

Should You Tap Your 401(k) to Buy Real Estate? | The Chicago Financial Planner | 401(k) Plan Issues | Scoop.it
Home prices are appreciating in some markets, so what’s wrong with taking money from your 401(k) to take advantage? Plenty.
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6 tips to effectively manage your 401(k) - Arizona Daily Star

6 tips to effectively manage your 401(k) - Arizona Daily Star | 401(k) Plan Issues | Scoop.it
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6 tips to effectively manage your 401(k)
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The run-up in stock prices this year could tempt even the most hands-off investor to wade into their 401(k) and make some changes.
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The boomer retirement crunch begins

The boomer retirement crunch begins | 401(k) Plan Issues | Scoop.it
With scarce employer benefits and recession-ravaged 401K's, retirement for many boomers is looking tight.

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