Perhaps you consult your family or a financial advisor when making retirement savings decisions, but you may not realize who else influences you -- and why.
New IRS inflation-adjusted figures increase the maximum individual 401k retirement plan contribution to $17,000 for 2012. Should you take advantage of it?
Allowing homeowners to tap retirement funds early to make mortgage payments could have toxic consequences.
Workers will be able to sock more away for retirement while enjoying tax benefits.
By taking a loan before the current market dips, workers essentially locked in some of their gains -- as if they'd simply made the decision to sell high.
Many older Americans keep working because they can. They also have strong financial incentives.
Rather than fleeing the stock market like a rat from a sinking ship, make sure the following things are in order.
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