State of the union: what is MyRA? Success or failure? What we know now.

KJ: So without getting into any of the politics from the State of the Union, we wanted to bring a quick summary about what this new myRA account is all about (i.e. with many wondering if myRA is a new … Continue reading

How to save for retirement if you don’t have a 401(k)

KJ: How DO you plan for retirement and save when there aren’t any options with your employer? What happens if the 401(k) (or 403(b) for those public workers) everyone pines for isn’t even an option for you? Surely there have … Continue reading

What does it mean to “roll over” your 401(k)?

  KJ: Have you ever had a job that you left forgetting you had a retirement plan that you had at the prior company? Chances are this may have happened to you at some point in your career. When you … Continue reading

Defining differences in IRAs: choosing what is right for you

KJ: An IRA stands for “Individual Retirement Arrangement” (you thought I was going to say account, didn’t you?). It’s a way to help you save for your retirement in a tax-advantaged way. Sounds simple, right? While you could walk into … Continue reading

IRA and 401(k) limits announced: what will you be saving next year?

KJ: The IRS has announced the limits for 2014 for what you can save to your 401(k) and IRA for the next tax year, and with the start of the year quickly approaching, now is the time you should take … Continue reading