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5 Reasons to Consider a MyRA Account

By Beth Lundberg Learn more about Beth on NerdWallet’s Ask an Advisor Early 2016 might seem like a bad time to start investing for retirement. With headlines like “Wall Street Shattered” and “Dow Plunges,” most investors aren’t exactly excited about contributing to their...
Posted On 05 Feb 2016

How Breadwinning Women Can Have It All

By  Sabrina Lowell , CFP, COO Learn more about Sabrina on NerdWallet’s  Ask an Advisor Women are gaining ground in America’s workforce. The wage gap between the sexes has narrowed, women now account for nearly half the nation’s workforce, and in many couples, women are the...
Posted On 05 Feb 2016

Black Belt Guide to Saving Money for Retirement

By  Brearin Land Learn more about Brearin on NerdWallet’s Ask an Advisor When I began to study Brazilian jiujitsu, I wasn’t biggest, strongest or fastest, so I got squished by the big guys in the class. All I could really do was show up and try to get better, and I showed up more...
Posted On 05 Feb 2016

Roth IRAs: Start Early to Grow Your Wealth

By Christopher Allen Read more about Christopher on NerdWallet’s Ask an Advisor As a young adult, one of the smartest money moves you can make after you begin working is investing in a Roth IRA. If you follow a few rules , you won’t owe a penny in taxes as your contributions...
Posted On 05 Feb 2016

5 Tax Mistakes Made by Baby Boomers

By Barbara Friedberg Baby boomers nearing retirement can’t afford to make tax mistakes. Instead, they need to shore up their capital for the future. The penalties for making these tax mistakes include triggering an audit, incurring a penalty and owing additional taxes. Here are...
Posted On 05 Feb 2016

Know These Rules Before You Dip Into Your Roth IRA

By Christopher Allen Learn more about Christopher on NerdWallet’s Ask an Advisor When can you withdraw money from your Roth IRA — and will you have to pay taxes and penalties when you do? These are common questions for holders of Roth IRAs, the popular individual retirement...
Posted On 05 Feb 2016

Plan to Pay Taxes on Social Security

Editor’s Note This article was originally published in the October 2012 issue of Kiplinger’s Retirement Report. It’s time to retire, and you’re counting on your Social Security check to cover certain expenses. Curb your enthusiasm You may need to Source
Posted On 05 Feb 2016

6 Savings Tips for Millennials Who Want to Retire Rich

When you’re young and vigorous, retirement seems far off. Bills due today are far more demanding than a goal you won’t reach for decades. But putting off saving is a mistake. “There’s one advantage that millennials have over baby Source
Posted On 05 Feb 2016

Options Still Available for Couples to Boost Social Security Benefits

There’s a new world order when it comes to claiming Social Security benefits. In late 2015, Congress axed two popular strategies that helped couples maximize benefits. But all’s not lost. It’s just time to turn to Plan B. See Source
Posted On 05 Feb 2016

3 Key Factors When Evaluating Your 401(k) Plan

Contributing money to a 401(k) plan can be a great way to start saving for Source
Posted On 05 Feb 2016