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IRA Investing

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 

Open an IRA Account Today to Catch Up On the Retirement Race

When it comes to retirement planning investors need to know as much about IRA's as possible. Here is a primer to get you started. 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 

We Live in a ‘Do-It-Yourself’ Retirement Era Managing Editor Mike Sante sits down for a Q&A to discuss the harsh reality facing those planning for retirement -- and what they can do about it. More 

Turning America’s Retirement Dreams into Nightmares

President Obama has proposed setting a cap for IRA and 401k reductions as part of his budget. The idea punishes those earnestly saving for retirement More 

3 Tax Plans to Make Sooner Than Later

Now that tax day has come and gone, now's a good time to plan ahead for your 2013 taxes. Here are three things to review. More 

6 Dividend Paying Stocks I Purchased for my IRA

This year I put my IRA monies into these 6 stocks, all of which should provide me with solid income through dividends in retirement, and I beat the tax-man! More 

Rolling Over Your 401k? Easy Peasy!

Whether you're funding an existing IRA or starting one up, 401k rollovers are an easy process. Just mind the forms. More 

Higher Contribution Limits Could Make a Big Difference for Retirement

New increases to the amount you can contribute to tax-deferred retirement accounts mean that more of your money can grow each year. More 

The Best Tax Tip Ever: Fund Your Retirement Plans!

If you are looking for the best tax tip you can find, look no further than retirement planning accounts, including IRAs and 401ks. Here's why.... More