Participants in 401k's will get a better idea of how much they're paying in fees for their plan.
The rich use a variety of strategies, all perfectly legal and available to everyone, to reduce the size of their income tax bills.
More members of Generation Y are taking advantage of both IRAs and 401k's to sock away money for retirement.
Conventional advice to drain taxable accounts first isn't always best. Consider delaying Social Security and tapping taxable and tax-deferred accounts simultaneously to minimize tax bite.
An hour of effort here and there before 2012 arrives can reduce your taxes, build your retirement savings and simplify your financial life.
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