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“Coast FIRE” is an early-stage milestone for Financial Independence, Retire Early (FIRE) enthusiasts. By saving more aggressively in your early years, you’ll hit your Coast FIRE number, the amount of invested assets you’ll need for compound interest to carry you the rest of the way to retirement.
Sep 13, 2022
Learn about how different retirement accounts work to find one that is the best match.
While it is essential to save for retirement, sorting through the options for retirement accounts isn’t always easy. Individual retirement accounts come in many shapes and sizes. Choosing the right one will depend on factors such as your job, income level and household situation.
Sep 12, 2022
With a goal to ensure women who want to enter or advance in the finance industry succeed, the Lucy Shair Foundation for Women in Finance is taking applications for a $5,000 grant to cover expenses such as office space, licensure, and continuing education.
Aug 30, 2022
When it comes to establishing trust between a financial advisor and a client, do gender and skin color matter?
Mar 1, 2022
3(b)s are for government or non-profit employees, while 401(k)s are offered by for-profit companies
Oct 10, 2021
What do women need to know about their retirement planning and goal setting? Hear more from financial planners and investment advisors who have advice across the generations: Gen Z, Millennials, Gen X and Boomers.
Sep 7, 2021
U.S. News & World Report contributor, Rachel Hartman: Here’s what can lead to a decline in your 401(k) balance and how to avoid setbacks. If you have made contributions to a 401(k) through your employer, it’s natural to be concerned about the plan’s performance. Like all investments, there are risks involved with setting aside funds for the future. While many 401(k) plans are designed to safeguard against substantial losses, it’s not unheard of to see an account balance drop occasionally.
Aug 25, 2021
Whether you have $25 million or $25 to spare, there’s a lot to learn from how the world’s richest woman, MacKenzie Scott, is donating her fortune.
Sep 22, 2020
America has not seen this kind of massive national mobilization since World War II. You might have thought that particular America was long past, but today’s events prove we can still be a united nation. As the old saying goes, “when the going gets tough, the tough get going.”
Mar 26, 2020
Not that you need more things to be stressed about right now, but does hearing the term “401(k)” leave you sweating? It can seem daunting, but a 401(k) is just an account designed to help you save money for retirement. Yes, it’s truly as simple as that.
Mar 25, 2020