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401k Advice

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.

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 ...

401(k) Resolutions for 2014

Catherine Golladay | Posted 03.15.2014 | Fifty
Catherine Golladay

Making New Year's resolutions is easy, but we know that sticking to them can be a lot harder. While many of us are resolving to ditch the junk food or to get to the gym more often, it's also a great time of year to shape up your retirement savings.

What You Should Know About 401(k) and IRA Changes in 2014

MyBankTracker | Posted 02.17.2014 | Money
MyBankTracker

Next year will bring subtle changes to 401(k) and IRA rules. There will be one shared change for both retirement plans that introduces a bigger saver's credit threshold which should please many more people.

6 Tips On Managing Your 401(k) Plan Effectively

AP | ALEX VEIGA | Posted 05.24.2013 | Fifty

-- 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. The Dow Jones ...

What To Do When You Haven't Saved Enough for Retirement

Posted 05.18.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue Don’t panic -- but don’t ignore the situation either. Instead, follow these six strategies. By Amelia Granger T...

Retirement Basics: 401(k) vs. IRA

SaveUp | Posted 07.10.2013 | Business
SaveUp

There are many similarities between 401(k)s and IRAs (Individual Retirement Accounts), but there are also some notable differences. How do you know which type of account you should contribute to?

WATCH: How Much Should You Be Investing In Your 401(k)?

Posted 04.20.2013 | Fifty

Many of us have 401(k) plans, but do we actually know how they work? A recent segment on HuffPost Live addressed the benefits, drawbacks and miscon...

Suze Orman With Marlo Thomas (WATCH)

Posted 08.14.2013 | MarloThomas

This week, I was joined by personal finance expert Suze Orman who is a veteran on Mondays With Marlo! Suze is so knowledgeable -- we spoke about every...

The Truth About Cashing Out Your 401K, From Suze Orman (WATCH)

Posted 08.14.2013 | MarloThomas

Do not cash out your 401k early! Personal finance expert Suze Orman was adamant about leaving your 401k alone until retirement when she joined me on M...

Should You Reconsider Your Pension Plan?

U.S. News And World Report | David Ning | Posted 01.16.2013 | Fifty

Many of us wish our company offered a pension plan, but more and more employers are moving away from these so-called traditional defined-benefit plans...

Time Is on the Side of the Young Investor: Taking Risks Can Pay Off

Jeff Reeves | Posted 02.04.2013 | Money
Jeff Reeves

Listen, I'm all in favor of limiting your losses when investing -- but the reality is that time is on your side as a younger investor. You need to use this weapon to your advantage while you have it.

10 Secrets About Your 401(k)

MarketWatch | Elizabeth O'Brien | Posted 11.13.2012 | Money

1. We weren’t meant to carry the weight of your future. For more and more Americans, the quality of one’s retirement comes down to the quality ...

401(k) Lockup

The New York Times | Gretchen Morgenson | Posted 10.27.2012 | Money

EVERYONE with a 401(k) knows that bad investments and high fees can threaten their retirement. But what if the company that sponsors your plan goes ba...

What You Can Do With Your 401(k) After Retirement

US News | Posted 08.19.2012 | Fifty

By Joe Udo When you retire, you need to figure out what to do with the 401(k) from your former job. There are a few options to consider, and it is ...

401K Tips, From Maria Bartiromo (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

Maria Bartiromo, financial expert and anchor of CNBC's "Closing Bell" discussed strategies for managing your 401K when she joined me on Mondays With M...

Beware: Your 401(k) Plan Has Hidden Fees!

SaveUp | Posted 09.01.2012 | Money
SaveUp

The importance of keeping investment fees low is a good rule of thumb, not limited to 401(k) plans. We want to be mindful of the fees we pay when it comes to any investment.

Your 401(k) May Be Worth Less Than You Think

www.npr.org | Posted 08.22.2012 | Money

As Americans watched their nest eggs sink during the Great Recession, many wondered whether they would ever be able to retire. Come this fall, million...