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.
A new survey also finds that the majority don't contribute as much as they think they should to their workplace retirement plans.
You can avoid costly mistakes by following these simple steps.
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