Why Participate in Your Company’s 401(k) Plan

What is the Difference Between a Roth and a Traditional IRA Account

401(k) plans can provide employees with before-tax contributions and free money from your employer. Were you aware of the match contributions (e.g. free money) and tax benefits offered from 401(k) company sponsored programs?  Outlined below are the pros and cons of a 401(k) plan and whether if it is a good plan for … [Read more...]

Becoming Financially Prepared for Retirement – Considering Liabilities

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When you’re trying to understand if you’re financially prepared for retirement, it’s important to evaluate your current situation and look at four areas: Assets Liabilities What Counts Toward Retirement and What Doesn’t Forms of Income In this article we'll look at how to evaluate your liabilities as well … [Read more...]

Can I save $100 per month towards Retirement?

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How can some people have more than $1 million saved for retirement, while others have nothing at all put away for their Golden Years? Two words, retirement planning. Retirement Planning to Succeed Retirement – the thought can be both exciting and daunting. It’s exciting because you finally get the chance to get … [Read more...]

6 Steps to Retiring With Lots of Cash

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Want to retire with a lot of cash? All of us want that, but not all of us achieve that. In order to set yourself up to retire with a lot of cash, you need a proactive retirement plan and strategy to help guide you. In this article, six steps to retire with a lot of cash will be examined: needs and wants; government … [Read more...]

10 Critical Steps to an Effective Retirement Plan

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Retirement planning can be a daunting and often confusing process. Our resource provides guidance on creating an effective retirement compensation plan and will lead you to understanding an amount that works for you as far as how much you need to retire on. Hopefully you have already initiated some retirement planning … [Read more...]

3 Steps for Average 22 Year Olds to Retire Rich

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Are you 22 and want to be rich when you retire? What if I told you with three steps, you could be? It’s not too good to be true; it will just take some work.  Building a strong retirement plan early can make all the difference. In this article I will lay out a three step plan to be able to retire rich if you start … [Read more...]

When You Should Have Started Saving for Retirement

When Should I Start Saving for Retirement

How could one person invest $1,000 and have $5,400 for retirement, while another might have invested the same amount but only have $2,500 with no additional retirement funds saved up? Every working adult should know at some point in their career that planning for their retirement is vital, especially if he or she have … [Read more...]

Retirement Age? Nest Egg Calculator by IRA Success Financial Planning

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Putting aside savings is can be complex and requires dedication. One of the easiest ways to get your retirement savings on track is by opening up a Traditional IRA or Roth IRA. Investing in an IRA account is a great way of diversifying your retirement portfolio because of its excellent tax advantages and interest … [Read more...]

Retirement Planning Calculator – Monthly Savings Tips

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Eighty six percent of citizens have little confidence in their retirement plans or indeed, no plan at all. Many have no idea how much they should be saving to ensure some degree of financial stability in their retirement. Retirement planning can be difficult – a ‘one size fits all’ approach will not work. Everyone … [Read more...]