What the SECURE Act 2.0 means for you and your retirement
Some positive tweaks to retirement rules.
Retirement 101: Defined benefit vs. defined contribution plans
The burden has shifted from employer to employee.
How to use the retirement bucket strategy to protect your nest egg
Three levels of risk and return.
Original Medicare vs. Medicare Advantage: Which is right for me?
A Medicare beneficiary’s first decision.
How to pick the best place to retire: 4 questions to ask yourself
Tap into your priorities.
The Social Security decision: Drawing early, delaying, or taking at full retirement age
There’s no one-size-fits-all answer.
The spousal IRA: Helping your spouse save for retirement
Spread savings across the household.
Heirs, wills, and trusts: Estate planning for beginners
Estate planning isn’t just for the rich.
Retirement planning for the self-employed: How to choose between a solo 401(k) and SEP IRA
Self-employed? Find a solid retirement savings plan.
How to find purpose after you retire from your career
Side-hustle, volunteer, downshift? Yes, please.
End of life planning: Cremation vs. burial, choosing a nursing home, and more
Is there any topic that’s less fun to discuss?
What’s the difference between a 401(k) and an IRA?
Retirement account showdown: IRA vs. 401(k)
Job-hopping? Don’t forget to roll: Four options for rolling over your 401(k)
Rock the job, roll the funds.
What is a 403(b) plan, and how does it differ from a 401(k)?
Nearly identical, except where it isn’t.
Your retirement income: How required minimum distribution (RMD) rules work
The ABCs of RMDs.
What is the FIRE movement and is it for you?
Burning desire: financial independence; retire early.
Your employer’s 401(k) plan is an easy way to save for retirement
Plant it and watch it grow.
Roth conversions: What they are, how they work, pros and cons
Should you convert retirement savings?
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A Roth IRA is a tax-advantaged retirement savings account. You pay taxes on your contributions, but qualified withdrawals are tax-free.