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401k Advice

Stop Using Your 401(k) as a Piggy Bank

David A. Dedman | Posted 09.11.2014 | Money
David A. Dedman

The only time I could envision tapping your 401(k) is in the event you are unemployed for a long period of time. Here's how to stop popping the cork on the 401(k) Piggy Bank.

The Best Ways To Handle 5 Agonizing Financial Decisions

Posted 08.18.2014 | OWN

By Suze Orman Financial decisions are often no-brainers. (Do you really have to think about whether it's smarter to buy the pricey car of your ...

5 Things You Should Know About Your 401(k)

David A. Dedman | Posted 08.24.2014 | Money
David A. Dedman

The majority of Americans have access to a 401(k) plan at work. In this article, I'm going to clue you in on a few things you need to know.

4 Reasons to Dump Your 401(k)'s Stable Value Investment

David A. Dedman | Posted 08.20.2014 | Money
David A. Dedman

Are you afraid of losing money in the stock market? Lots of 401(k) participants are terrified of losing money after the 2008 credit crisis. The ve...

Day Trading Your 401(k)? 6 Reasons To Stop Now

David A. Dedman | Posted 08.05.2014 | Money
David A. Dedman

Are you day trading your 401(k) at work? Shame on you! We all know that day trading is a recipe for disaster. Or do we?

The Single Biggest Problem With Your 401(k)

Manilla.com | Posted 05.14.2014 | 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 ...