Who benefits when your employer makes a lump-sum contribution into your 401(k)? Not you. Employers aiming to shave costs while incentivizing workers to stick around longer are switching from regular year-round contributions to a single annual lump-sum 401(k) matching contribution.
Fidelity answers six often-asked tax questions about kids and taxes that may help lower your family’s tax bill.
Your job only begins when when you receive your last “student aid award” letter, allowing you to compare the true cost of attending the schools that accepted you or your teen. Unfortunately, an aid award isn’t as easy to decipher as an acceptance or rejection letter. To learn more, check out the 10 rules of deciphering a financial aid award from Forbes.
An emergency fund, like a living will, is something no one wants to need to use or discuss, but it’ll come in handy and you’ll be glad you had it when the unexpected occurs.
Thinking about early retirement? Early retirement can be ideal, but the challenge is that you need to save up for it and make that money last for several decades. Here are the financial milestones you should achieve before taking early retirement.
When you get ready to draw down your nest eggs, you may not realize that the order in which you tap your accounts influences how much you keep and how much you pay in taxes. For retirees in their 60s, the first stop for withdrawals usually should be taxable accounts.
Here are some steps you can take to help you keep your head, and your investments, above water when the next big downturn in the markets hits.
Find out what the eight numbers that identity thieves are looking for. Your personally-identifying information is out there, and, if it gets in the wrong hands you can be in for more than just a pain in the neck