retirement planning

retirement planning

What You Should Know About Retirement Plans
Retirement planning for Americans has changed drastically over the past few decades.Tthe bulk of responsibility for retirement saving has shifted to employees themselves

Why Traditional IRAs Are So Popular
Millions of Americans have taken control of their retirement future by investing in Individual Retirement Accounts since IRAs were first introduced in 1975. IRAs have become one of the most popular retirement savings vehicle in America.

Roth IRAs - Making A Good Thing Better
In 1997, Congress made a good thing better when it created a new type of retirement savings account, the Roth IRA. Named after Senator William Roth, who introduced the legislation that created them.

SEP-IRAs - A Retirement Plan Option for Small Businesses
A SEP-IRA is a low-cost, easy-to-administer retirement plan that's often ideal for owners of small businesses and self-employed individuals. Sole proprietorships, S and C corporations, partnerships and LLCs all may qualify to establish a SEP-IRA.

Have You Planned Ahead for Your Retirement Lifestyle?
Living the lifestyle you dream of in retirement requires not only years of disciplined saving and wise financial planning and investing, but also the realization that choices and tradeoffs are inevitable

Fixed vs Variable Annuities: Look Before You Leap
The potential for tax-deferred growth and a guaranteed stream of income can make annuities an attractive financial option for retirement. Investors fund an annuity with already-taxed dollars and that money then grows tax deferred until it is withdrawn.

David Lerner Associates: Should Muni Bonds Be Held in Retirement Accounts?
When considering what kinds of investments should be held in their retirement portfolios, many people usually don't think about municipal bonds.

All about Mutual Funds
If you don't know about mutual funds, you might be inclined to run for the hills when you hear the term. But understanding mutual funds is essential if you have any interest in investing your money.

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