Local Analysts Expect Most 401Ks And IRAs To End Year DownThe stock market has been a bit like the Phantom's Revenge roller coaster at Kennywood this year.
42 Percent Of Americans At Risk Of Retiring Broke, Survey FindsAccording to personal finance website GoBankingRates.com, 42 percent of Americans polled said they have less than $10,000 saved for their eventual retirement.
Consumer Reports: Getting The Most Out Of Retirement FundFees can chip away at your retirement, often costing tens of thousands of dollars.
How To Retire As Early As Your 40sMost people work hard to scrimp and save for retirement, but how do some make it happen early?
Five Tips for Getting the Most From Your 401(k) PlanWhether you’re 25 or 55, you know you’ll want to retire one day – and to retire in comfort you must save. These five simple steps can help you make a big difference in your efforts to reach retirement with lots of money in your retirement account.
What To Do With Your Tax RefundMost tax filers are getting a refund after they file their 2012 return. With the average refund running about $3,000, a lot of people will be thinking about what to do with the extra cash.
Many Parents Risking Retirement Funds To Send Kids To CollegeIt's a dilemma that many parents face - how to help fund a child's college education. But with tuition costs so high, financial advisors worry that parents may be risking their own retirement to help their kids.
IRS Lifts Maximum Contribution For 401KsSome good news for those who sock away money from every pay-check into their 401K retirement fund. While the 2011 maximum pre-tax contribution to 401K's was $16,500, the 2012 amount that can be contributed without paying taxes on it is $17,000.
Financial Analysts Worry About Impact Of Potential Government DefaultAs politicians in Washington fail to compromise on the nation's debt ceiling, local financial analysts worry about the impact on us.
Printed Social Security Statements To EndThe annual Social Security statement, mailed out annually a few months before your birthday for all workers over age 25, will soon be a thing of the past.