A Financial Planner Is Important Now

After a pandemic rattles the economy, professional advice can be crucial for investors. Investors must navigate a global pandemic that resulted in unemployment, market volatility and crushing economic losses.(GETTY IMAGES) On a cold day in Chicago in December 1969, 13...

What You Need To Know About Taxes And Your Retirement

GETTY When you’re doing your retirement planning, it’s easy to ignore one vital topic: How much taxes will I owe on my retirement income? Frankly, it’s a hornet’s nest. But the topic of taxes and your retirement income is vitally important for your retirement...

6 Ways the Pandemic Has Been a Dress Rehearsal for Retirement

– and How You Can Take Advantage What do lockdowns and retirement have in common? Quite a bit. And the parallels can be helpful in your retirement planning. Uncharted territories are difficult to navigate, but what if you had the ability to do a test run for one of...

5 Estate Planning Tips to Keep Your Money in the Family

The inheritance you leave could be eaten away by taxes or given to the wrong person. Here are five tips to avoid that. By Maryalene LaPonsie, Contributor Drawing up a will, checking your beneficiaries and setting up a trust can help keep your estate in good...

What Is a 401(k)?

Here’s what you need to know about 401(k) contribution limits, loans and withdrawals. Contributing to a 401(k) plan via payroll deduction makes it easy and convenient to regularly save for retirement.(GETTY IMAGES) A 401(K) PLAN IS A workplace retirement savings...