retirement savings


Questions aboit IRAs

Apr 12, 2010
Question: I am a loyal podcast listener. I have two questions that you could help with. The first is on ROTH IRA CONVERSION. Nearly all of my wife...
Posted In: retirement savings, Taxes

Retirement planning calculators

Apr 5, 2010
Question: Can you send me some web sites (other than Social Security) that have calculators to help figure out when is the best time to retire in...
Posted In: Retirement, retirement savings, Social Security

Money management fees

Mar 31, 2010
Question: Hi there, I've been looking at fees lately and am considering my options. Paying fees for both mutual funds and for a financial advisor...
Posted In: Investing, retirement savings, Savings


Mar 26, 2010
Question: What is the household income limit of husband and wife that prevents either of them to contribute to Roth IRA? My husband and I both have...
Posted In: retirement savings, Taxes

Spousal Roth IRA

Mar 24, 2010
Question: I spend most of my time as a stay-at-home mom, but I do earn about $3,000 a year through part-time work. My husband and I would like to...
Posted In: retirement savings, Taxes

IRA vs student loan

Mar 18, 2010
Question: I am self employed, and have a mountain of high interest (above 7%) private student loan debt (approx. $55K). I also have federal student...
Posted In: retirement savings, student loans, Taxes

Company stock in 401(k)

Mar 15, 2010
Question: I looked at my 401K for the first time in a quarter and noticed that my employer match stock amounts are a huge part of my overall value ...
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Too many eggs in one basket?

Mar 12, 2010
Question: If I put most of my retirement savings into a fund that takes the year of my retirement into account, (Vanguard Target Retirement fund...
Posted In: Investing, retirement savings

Help for aging parents-in-law

Mar 10, 2010
Question: My parents in law are 89 and 90 yrs old and have $300,000 in assets. My father in law is a retired military officer but if he dies, our...
Posted In: insurance, military, Retirement, retirement savings, Taxes

A Roth rollover

Mar 9, 2010
Question: I am 27 and have a Roth IRA account with Wachovia. This plan was started under my last employer but I am currently unemployed and am not...
Posted In: retirement savings, Taxes