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Four Major Highlights Of The SECURE Act

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The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act, better known as the SECURE Act, was signed into law on Friday, December 20. The SECURE Act is one ...
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3 trends that could change your retirement plans in 2020

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The new year is upon us, and so are new retirement rules and plenty of new (or soon-to-be) retirees. This year already began with major changes, now that ...
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How to choose between a traditional 401(k) and a Roth 401(k)

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If you have the option to invest in both a traditional 401(k) and Roth 401(k) at work, here’s how to decide which account is better for you. Most ...
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Opinion: Numbers that older workers and retirees need to know in 2020

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A new year and a new decade begin next week. Whether you’re retired or still working, many changes are coming that could affect you—for better and/or worse. Here’s ...
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Managing Inflation Risk in Retirement

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Longer retirements mean inflation can put a serious dent in even the best-laid plans. You need an income strategy to help keep up with rising prices. While there ...
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7 Low-Risk Investments With High Returns in 2019

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Low-risk is a relative term when it comes to investing. The classic risk-free investment is Treasury securities, but even they carry some degree of price risk from changes ...
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If you’re worried about a recession, now is probably a good time to consider hiring a financial adviser

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There’s a lot of upside to working with a financial adviser, especially if you’re worried about what the future holds. In partnership with Morning Consult, the Certified Financial Planner ...
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IRS Increases 401(k) Contribution Limits for 2020

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The annual tax-deferred amounts workers can set aside for their retirement will increase for 2020, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has announced. Next year, the contribution limit for ...
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Opinion: This home mortgage disaster is ready to punish housing markets

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In a MarketWatch column last March, I discussed the serious threat that cash-out refinances (cash-out refis) pose for major U.S. housing markets. Eight months later, the problem continues. To reiterate, in ...
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How to choose between a traditional 401(k) and a Roth 401(k)

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If you have the option to invest in both a traditional 401(k) and Roth 401(k) at work, here’s how to decide which account is better for you. Most ...
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