Retirement

Can I contribute to a 401(k) and IRA?

Can I contribute to a 401(k) and IRA?

Saving for your retirement is possible through several different retirement accounts. However, which ones you are eligible for depends on your personal circumstances. For many people with full-time jobs, their employers offer a company-sponsored 401(k) plan. If your...

How after-tax 401(k) contributions benefit you

How after-tax 401(k) contributions benefit you

One of the main benefits of saving for your retirement through an employer-sponsored 401(k) is that you make contributions with pretax dollars. This allows you to grow your retirement savings tax-free with money you contributed before paying annual taxes, which lowers...

What happens to your 401(k) in a divorce?

What happens to your 401(k) in a divorce?

Part of any divorce involves splitting marital property that spouses have acquired throughout the marriage, such as housing, transportation and other personal property. One of the largest assets that is subject to division in a divorce is your retirement savings...

Understanding the difference between 401(a) vs. 401(k)

Understanding the difference between 401(a) vs. 401(k)

Saving for a large retirement nest egg is a priority for many American workers, but how to go about doing that looks different for each person. Some people save through an employer- sponsored 401(k). Or, if you are a government or qualified employee, you may be...

How much should I contribute to my 401(k)?

How much should I contribute to my 401(k)?

Whether you are just starting your career or have been saving for your retirement for years, you probably have a lot of questions about how much you should be contributing to your 401(k). The amount you should be saving varies from person to person depending on...

Exploring Biden’s tax plan for 401(k) plans

Exploring Biden’s tax plan for 401(k) plans

Information moves quickly in the era of social media, but this also means that misinformation spreads just as quickly, if not quicker. Some social media posts have been circulating the claim that Joe Biden plans to tax Americans’ 401(k) savings. However, there is no...