retirement savings


The Social Security Do-over

Apr 1, 2008
Question: I began receiving Social Security payments at age 62. Now I'm 66, and I've read that I can pay this money back to the government and get...
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Market Turmoil

Mar 14, 2008
Question: I have some money in 401K but it's all vanishing because of the stock market drop. Is it a good idea to ride it out,or transfer the money...
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Market Turmoil and a Retirement Portfolio

Mar 12, 2008
Question: My husband and I both put the maximum into our 401ks, which we now see dwindling (9% loss this year already). Money is tight; our...
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A Cautious Investor

Mar 10, 2008
Question: I'm 44, working at a university. My position is not secure nor stable. I have $40,000 in CD. How do I make my money grow? I would like to...
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Saving for Retirement

Feb 28, 2008
Question: I'm a 30 year old who works at a public university. I think I'm eligible to deposit $15,500 at my 403b and another $15,500 at 457b. I...
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Savings and Health

Feb 12, 2008
Question: I just finished graduate school and started my first real, full time job. I want to begin contributing towards retirement. My situation...
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Have Fun

Feb 6, 2008
Question: My husband and I are in our mid 30's, no kids, both have good incomes and we're putting money away towards our retirement through our...
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Fellowships and IRAs

Jan 30, 2008
Question: My husband and I are currently on National Research Council fellowships, working at a government lab. The nature of the fellowship is...
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The Market Fall-Out

Jan 24, 2008
Question: Help! I retired a couple years ago and the market was going up. Now it's going down, down, and more down. How do I stabilize my savings...
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Market turmoil and 403(B) Contributions

Jan 22, 2008
Question: I am thinking of increasing my 403(b) contributions to lessen my tax obligations. However, I am concerned about increasing my...
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