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Early champions of the most ubiquitous retirement plan in the US say it hasn"t lived up to its promise — 5 financial advisers break down where it shines and fails

YouTube screencapThe 401(k) — perhaps the most ubiquitous but frequently underutilized retirement vehicle in the US — came under fire last week in a gloomy article from The Wall Street Journal, in which .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 11th, 2017

FA Center: What this financial adviser learned about retirement when she retired

Advisers help countless clients plan for retirement. So when they call it quits, you’d think they would know exactly what they’re getting into. Not always......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 7th, 2018

India Fails to Break Deadlock on New Sales Tax

The Goods and Services Tax is supposed to simplify India's financial landscape. Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s plan to launch a new national sales tax next April got a jolt on Saturday after a two-day meeting with state officials ended w.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 3rd, 2016

Community banks due a break early in Trump term: Hensarling

Community banks will face less red tape and be able to lend to more small businesses once Congress erases financial rules conceived after the economic downturn of 2008, a leading Republican lawmaker said on Thursday. The plan from Jeb Hensarling, chairman.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooDec 1st, 2016

ASK A FINANCIAL PLANNER: "How do I get around tax penalties if I want to retire early?"

Samantha Lee/Business Insider Certified financial planner Jeff Rose answers: My wife and I have recently made the decision to retire in 10 years. Over the next ten years, we plan to put $40,000 a year into a retirement account and withdraw 3%-4% percent a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 6th, 2016

With new CEO, Sutter Health Plus caps year of growth

Sutter’s young health plan launched in 2012 in an effort to integrate more of its services under one roof. The nonprofit saw some early losses, but is on track to break even financially, its CEO said......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 16th, 2018

CryptoWatch: Bitcoin futures finish at break-even level as crypto suffers early bumps in 2018

Bitcoin prices on Wednesday see muted action as the No. 1 cryptocurrency fails to extend Tuesday’s modest climb further, and as other rival assets lure buyers......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 3rd, 2018

Employees Financial Literacy And Retirement Plan Behavior: A Case Study

Robert Clark, Annamaria Lusardi, Olivia Mitchell Economic Inquiry, forthcoming A version of this paper can be found here Want to read our summaries of academic finance papers? Check out our Academic Research Insight catego.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJan 2nd, 2018

Next Avenue: Which do you choose: your money or your health?

If health problems could determine your retirement date, it’s a good idea to create a new financial plan......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 26th, 2017

No financial plan? 3 signs you won't retire on schedule

You may need to rethink your retirement age if any of these apply to you.         You may need to rethink your retirement age if any of these apply to you.        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayDec 22nd, 2017

Trump"s Tax Bill Has Americans Frantically Rushing To Get Their Tax Returns Filed

Financial advisers are crunching the numbers in the run-up to the new Republican tax overhaul plan......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 18th, 2017

Rule Breaker Mailbag Double-Dip: How to Donate Stock, and How to Plan for Early Retirement

Sometimes, even our Foolish leader needs to call in reinforcements to give the you all the best advice. This is two of those times......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 11th, 2017

Powell: Must-have tools and tips for year-end retirement planning

If you haven’t done so already, now would be a good time to review your financial plan and any last-minute retir.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayDec 8th, 2017

Powell: Must-have tools and tips for year-end retirement planning tips

If you haven’t done so already, now would be a good time to review your financial plan and any last-minute retir.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayDec 8th, 2017

Trump’s Tax Plan Gives $520 Billion to Wealthy Foreigners at the Expense of American Middle Class

The Republican tax reform fails President Donald Trump’s “America First” promise......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 29th, 2017

The GOP Tax Plan Could Force Trump to Break His Promise to Seniors

And it technically wouldn't be the first time......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 26th, 2017

Want to retire early? Here"s a plan

Making it a reality may lie in completely rewiring your financial habits, with the goal saving enough to not need a job.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 20th, 2017

An Annuity In Your Retirement Plan - If It Makes You Happy: Financial Advisors" Daily Digest

An Annuity In Your Retirement Plan - If It Makes You Happy: Financial Advisors" Daily Digest.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaNov 9th, 2017

The Basics of FIRE (Financial Independence and Early Retirement)

FIRE is having a moment, and it’s not hard to understand the appeal. Financial independence? Sounds great! Retiring.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 6th, 2017

New York Fed President Dudley to Announce Early Retirement -- 3rd Update - Fox Business

Financial ExpressNew York Fed President Dudley to Announce Early Retirement -- 3rd UpdateFox BusinessFederal Reserve Bank of New York President.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsNov 5th, 2017

A Case For Tontines, A Morbid Mix Of Retirement Plan And Lottery

An ancient financial arrangement, a death pact known as a tontine, may be relevant to tod.....»»

Category: topSource: nprOct 26th, 2017