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How does 401(k) matching work?

Investing into your 401(k) is one of the most reliable methods for funding your retirement so you can live out your retirement years in comfort. Many employers offer 401(k) matching benefits as an incentive for their employees. If your employer offers matching, you might be wondering how it works and how you can get the […]

What percentage of my income should I contribute to my 401(k)?

Many of us dream of having a comfortable retirement with years of freedom to do whatever we please. However, reaching a comfortable retirement requires work and a consistent investment strategy. Many people choose to invest into their retirement nest egg by using a 401(k). Investing enough into your 401(k) for a comfortable retirement is like […]

Is it possible to lose your money in a money market account?

Investment opportunities are available in a variety of formats for people looking to grow their returns and reach their financial goals. One type of investment opportunity that may have struck your interest is a money market account. However, with there being so many types of investment opportunities, you might be wondering if a money market […]

Is a financial advisor worth it or should you try to hit your financial goals alone?

This is a question often asked by people who are taking their first steps into financial planning — is a financial advisor worth the money or can I just do this on my own by being diligent with my finances? While we cannot make that decision for you, we can outline some important information to […]

What is the best retirement plan?

For most people, retirement plans often come in the form of 401(k)s and IRAs — but how do you know which one is best for you? And how do you choose between Roth and traditional options? First things first, we should get down to the basics of what these main retirement plans  are and the […]

How to make a financial plan in three easy steps

Making a financial plan is essential to reaching your future and immediate lifestyle goals. After all, you would not take a road trip without first looking at the directions, so why would you try to reach your financial destination without a well-planned road map?  If you are single, you can get started on a financial […]