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Roth vs. Traditional 401(k) -- Which Is Better?

Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP | Posted 07.23.2014 | Money
Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP

The sheer number of retirement accounts can make anyone's head spin. Once you've opened a specific type of account -- for instance a traditional 401(k) -- it's tempting to just figure you're set. But with more and more employers now offering a Roth 401(k) as well, it's smart to take a step back and consider the potential benefits of each.

401(k) Moves to Ease Your Tax Time Blues

Catherine Golladay | Posted 05.10.2014 | Fifty
Catherine Golladay

It's been a rough winter for most of the country. And, if you think Mother Nature hits hard, just wait a few weeks until Uncle Sam gets a crack at us.

Five Smart Financial Goals for 2014

Jacob Gold | Posted 02.25.2014 | Business
Jacob Gold

Many people shy away from New Year's resolutions, but setting concrete goals for 2014 can be the start of making some truly positive changes in your life.

Over 70-and-a-Half? Don't Forget About Mandatory IRA Withdrawals

Jason Alderman | Posted 02.10.2014 | Fifty
Jason Alderman

With final holiday preparations looming, the last thing anyone wants to think about is next April's tax bill. But if you're over 70-and-a-half and have any tax-deferred retirement accounts (like an IRA), you'd better put down the wrapping paper and listen up.

Deadline Approaches for Mandatory IRA Withdrawals

Jason Alderman | Posted 01.30.2012 | Business
Jason Alderman

Because calculating required minimum distributions can be fairly complicated, especially the first time out, you may want to give yourself the gift of a session with a financial planner for your 70th birthday -- or sooner, if possible.

Can I Take Money Out Of My 401K During My Divorce?

Jeffrey A. Landers | Posted 06.13.2011 | Divorce
Jeffrey A. Landers

"Can my spouse take money out of his/her 401K before or during our divorce?"...