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How to tell if a Roth 401(k) is for you

A 401(k) is already one of the best ways to save for retirement, but many plan sponsors now offer one step better: a Roth 401(k).

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Giving the gift of financial well-being at the holidays

Instead of the latest toy or gadget, some people are trying to give their loved ones more financial security this holiday season.

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How stress affects saving, spending habits

Feeling overwhelmed? Stressed about work, a family illness or the holiday season? It turns out that worry and anxiety can have an impact on your wallet.

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Is retirement reachable? News not encouraging

The American dream of a blissful retirement, free of financial worries, is dying. Most U.S. households are heading for a worse lifestyle in retirement than they had while they were working.

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Will Trump administration privatize Social Security?

The man heading the Trump transition team’s Social Security effort? Michael Korbey is a former lobbyist who has spent much of his career advocating for cutting and privatizing the program.

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Will Trump fix Social Security’s long-term shortfall?

Now that Donald Trump is President-elect Trump, people are starting to ask: how will he deal with the ever widening gap in Social Security’s long-term financing?

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