Now that your 2012 taxes are filed, it's time to re-examine your investments to determine if a different strategy would save you money on taxes.
It's not too late to contribute to an IRA, a Roth IRA, a SEP-IRA or a health savings account. An extension will extend some deadlines to Oct. 15.
A new app encourages retirement savers to picture themselves in old age.
Taxpayers can make IRA contributions for 2012 until they file their taxes. Those who meet income requirements can get a tax credit.
You know you should be setting aside money for your later years. Here are ways to make the task less daunting.
Taxpayers taking mandatory distributions from IRAs can roll over that money to charity without paying any taxes. There is still time to take a 2012 rollover this month.
Three years of $1,000 contributions could grow to $89,000 or more by retirement. Plus, starting an IRA will teach your child valuable lessons.
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