Posts Tagged ‘Contribution’

What Are Catch-Up Contributions Really Worth?

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

At a certain age, you are allowed to boost your yearly retirement account contributions. For example, you can direct an extra $1,000 per year into a Roth or traditional IRA starting in the year you turn 50.1 Your initial reaction to that may be: “So what? What will an...

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Personal Finance Tips for Younger Employees

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

If you are just starting out, the world of personal finance can seem daunting. In particular, saving for a home or planning for retirement may seem like dreams too distant in the future to tackle now. However, there are some relatively quick and painless things you can do now...

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How Can We Improve Retirement Readiness for Our Employees?

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

By Joseph F. DeNoyior, Managing Partner I’d like to talk to you about something that we feel is the most crucial (and practical) way to improve your 401(k) plan. Despite the widespread recognition among workers of the wisdom of saving for retirement, almost one-third of those who are eligible...

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Can I Deduct My IRA Contribution if I Don’t Have a 401(k) at Work?

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

By Mark Jensen, Associate The other day I was speaking with a client and they asked me the following question… can I deduct my IRA contribution if I don’t have a 401k at work?  So, in order to address this subject and help others, I decided to write this blog...

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Retirement Confidence Sank Even Lower

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

By Colin Clark, Retirement Plan Specialist The Employee Benefit Research Institute’s (EBRI) 2013 Retirement Confidence Survey revealed that 28% of workers were “not at all confident” about having enough money for a comfortable retirement, an increase over 23% who were in this group in the 2012 survey. About 13%...

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What Percentage of my Paycheck Should I Contribute to my 401k?

Friday, September 27th, 2013

I’m about to put my percentage where my mouth is. There’s nothing worse than when a professional gives you their opinion, but then doesn’t follow their own advice.  So, I’m going to give you my opinion, but not in the traditional manner.  No, I’m not going to quote the...

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