401k Investing

AUDIO: Target-Date Funds for (and of) the Next Generation

Alyssa Oursler chats with Tim McCabe of Stadion Money Management about new, flexible target-date funds ... and why young investors should care. More 

Yale Law Prof Shakes Up the 401k World

Yale professor Ian Ayers is making waves in the retirement pool by looking to expose 401k plan's with excessive cost that hurt investors. I think that's great. More 

Young Investors Can Afford to Be Aggressive in 401ks

The time for risk is when you're young. If you're more aggressive with your 401k as a young investor, the better off you'll be for retirement. More 

A Beginner’s Guide to Picking 401k Funds

The problem with 401ks is that every employer has its own plan, with its own list of mutual funds to pick from. Here’s a simple primer on five major flavors of funds you’ll have to pick from. More 

Steer Clear of These 5 Retirement Pitfalls

The thing about simple mistakes -- they can really add up when you give them 40 or 50 years to fester. More 

401ks: They’re Not Always That Simple

401k plans come in all shapes and sizes ... which might sound good, but it means the oft-touted "simplicity" isn't as simple as you'd imagine. More 

AUDIO: The What, Why and How of a 401k

Listen to Jason Kolinsky of Kolinsky Wealth Management break down the basics of the 401k in this quick interview. More 

Americans Need to Save More for Retirement

Even with all the new technologies and ease of the Internet many Americans, and especially African-Americans, aren’t investing or saving enough to retire More 

AUDIO: 2 Big Psychological Hurdles That 401k Investors Face

We speak with Interest.com's Mike Sante about how fear can paralyze early investors, and why it's so important to get over those fears. More 

401(k) or Roth IRA: Which Account Is Best for You?

The differences in 401k and Roth IRA accounts are important to understand when planning for retirement. Here's a primer on how to assess which is best for you More