Leaving your job? Consider what you’ll do with your 401(k) carefully, as some can carry severe tax consequences. Read more in this week’s Financial Tip.
There is still time to save $5,000 ($6,000 for age 50+) for retirement for the 2011 tax year. You have until April 17th. Learn more in this week’s Financial Tip.
For those in the U.S. military, the government offers the Thrift Savings Plan, as a retirement savings vehicle. For those with more than 20 years of active duty service, the government offers between 40-50% of his pay for the rest of the veteran’s life.
You might be a homeowner, but how you legally own your home affects who receives it after your death. Read more in this Financial Tip.
There are four ways your property will pass on to your heirs. Now is the time to make sure arrangements are in order. Find out more in this week’s Financial Tip.
New rules are requiring 401(k) plans to provide detailed information to participants about the plan and its investments. Learn more in this week’s Business Tip.
They say men are from Mars and women are from Venus, but is this true when it comes to estate planning? Find out in this week’s Financial Tip.
Creating a separate entity, such as a partnership, to hold your real estate provides both insurance and tax advantages. Read more in this Business Tip.
You should understand what you are buying when choosing between a growth or value stock for your portfolio. Find out more in this week’s Financial Tip.
According to the Employee Benefit Research Institute’s 2011 Retirement Confidence Survey, 74% of workers plan to work in retirement, but historically only about three in 10 retirees have been able to do so. If you plan to work during retirement, consider how you might adjust your plans if ill health or job loss prevented employment. Learn more in this week’s financial tip.