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Last-Minute Tax Tips to Maximize Your Savings

WiserAdvisor.com | Posted 04.11.2014 | Money
WiserAdvisor.com

There's just something about doing our taxes that makes many of us revert to slacker college student mode, waiting till the last minute to throw together that report we've known about for months. But there is hope.

Picking the Right IRA Could Save You $1,000

Manilla.com | Posted 04.01.2014 | Money
Manilla.com

Anyone who wants to cover the cost of living during her golden years should be thinking about IRAs, or individual retirement accounts, just as much as she's nursing her employer-sponsored 401(k)s.

ALEC: The New-and-Improved Political Corruption

Barbara J. Easterling | Posted 03.21.2014 | Politics
Barbara J. Easterling

Over the last 41 years, ALEC has worked tirelessly to tear down many of the programs and protections Americans, particularly seniors, have come to rely on, and only recently have many of their objectives come to light.

The Single Biggest Problem With Your 401(k)

Manilla.com | Posted 03.14.2014 | Money
Manilla.com

You are already invested in your employer more than you think. It's also tempting to think that you should invest in what you know, and so hold your employer's stock.

401(k) Moves to Ease Your Tax Time Blues

Catherine Golladay | Posted 03.10.2014 | 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.

It's Time to Boost Retirement Savings -- And Dramatically

Debra B. Whitman, Ph.D. | Posted 03.10.2014 | Money
Debra B. Whitman, Ph.D.

Consider this scary statistic: In 2010, four out of 10 families headed by someone age 45 to 64 had nothing set aside for old age.

How Much Emergency Money You Should Have On Hand, From Suze Orman (VIDEO)

Posted 03.03.2014 | MarloThomas

Personal finance expert Suze Orman had some great advice to share when it comes to how much emergency money you should have on-hand. “I always li...

Should You Close Credit Cards That You No Longer Use? From Suze Orman (VIDEO)

Posted 03.03.2014 | MarloThomas

Personal finance expert Suze Orman had some excellent advice to share with us on the topic of whether or not to close inactive credit cards. Suze ...

Why Municipal Bonds Might Be A Good Investment For You, From Suze Orman (VIDEO)

Posted 03.03.2014 | MarloThomas

When it comes to advice on where senior citizens should invest their money, personal finance expert Suze Orman thinks municipal bonds are a great opt...

The Truth About Your Credit Score, From Suze Orman (VIDEO)

Posted 03.03.2014 | MarloThomas

When it comes to breaking down the truth about credit scores, personal finance expert Suze Orman taught us a valuable lesson or two. “This is the...

Can You Afford To Have Children? From Suze Orman (VIDEO)

Posted 03.03.2014 | MarloThomas

Personal finance expert Suze Orman had some expert advice to share when it comes to deciding whether or not you can afford having a child. Accordi...

How To Prevent Yourself From Getting Ripped Off Online, From Suze Orman (VIDEO)

Posted 03.03.2014 | MarloThomas

Personal finance expert Suze Orman had some valuable tips and information to share with us about preventing identity theft online. In light of sev...

A Common Mistake People Make On Their Taxes (VIDEO)

Posted 03.03.2014 | MarloThomas

When it comes to tax advice, personal finance expert Suze Orman had quite an interesting spin on tax refunds to share with us. “Here's the botto...

Suze Orman With Marlo Thomas (VIDEO)

Posted 03.03.2014 | MarloThomas

I was so thrilled to have personal finance expert Suze Orman join me as a guest on Mondays With Marlo. We discussed all things financial, from how to ...

Will Facebook Do an About-Face on Its Puny 401(k) Policy?

Jane White | Posted 02.25.2014 | Business
Jane White

We have a perfect storm of rich companies deciding to stick it to their employees. There has been little buzz about recent findings that Facebook offered no matching contribution to its employees' 401(k) accounts in 2012 and 2013.

Finances Like a Real Adult: Fiscal Responsibility for Millennials

Lauren Taylor Shute | Posted 02.24.2014 | Money
Lauren Taylor Shute

I can try to adult-ify my apartment all I want, but one thing remains true--my finances need to be handled, and I'm the only one who can take control of them.

The Case for Retiring Now

Jeff Bogle | Posted 04.13.2014 | Money
Jeff Bogle

It's high time I retire a little bit now, in my mid-thirties, while happy, healthy and with a loving wife and two young children who are as game as I am for family adventure.

Your 401(k) Plan Sounds Like a Great Deal, But Is It?

Megan K. McAvoy | Posted 04.12.2014 | Money
Megan K. McAvoy

These questions are important to consider as you determine what percentage of pay you will contribute to your 401(k) plan.

4 Free Tools to Super Charge Your 401k or IRA

Rob Berger | Posted 04.08.2014 | Money
Rob Berger

The right tool for the right job can make all the difference. Not only does the right tool improve the quality of any job, but it also makes the work more enjoyable. This fundamental truth applies to everything from carpentry to auto repair. It also applies to investing.

How AOL Is Screwing Employees With 401(k)s

The Washington Post | Posted 02.04.2014 | Business

In our imperfect 401(k) system, there's one critical perk that many employees appreciate and count on: companies matching some part of their retiremen...

Do 401(k)s Have Stop-Losses?

David A. Dedman | Posted 04.05.2014 | Money
David A. Dedman

It never fails. My best article ideas come from my clients! Thank you! Today one of my clients called and asked a rather interesting question: "Do ...

Why Is the White House in Denial About Our Pension Poverty?

Jane White | Posted 04.01.2014 | Politics
Jane White

This nation should be ashamed of its indifference to this crisis.

10 Great Money Tips For People Over 50

Next Avenue | Richard Eisenberg | Posted 02.28.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Here's what you need to know about saving, spending and estate planning....

Kathryn Sollmann: The Social Security Secret No One Tells Women Who Don't Work

Kathryn Sollmann | Posted 03.17.2014 | Women
Kathryn Sollmann

Give the "fulfillment dollars" more weight -- and realize that even savings from a small income can significantly add to a family nest egg over time. Women often overlook "the power of compounding," which is especially potent when they return to work in their 40s or 50s and save even small amounts for 20 years or more.

Why Are Most Latinos Not Prepared for Retirement?

Daniel Cubias | Posted 03.17.2014 | Latino Voices
Daniel Cubias

Yes, we sure like to work. It's unfortunate, then, that so many Hispanics who reach old age have nothing to show for it.