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Why funding your IRA early might help maximize your return

MassMutual Blog By Shelly Gigante Published January 23, 2018 First and foremost is the risk inherent in market timing, said Bill Brancaccio, a financial advisor and founder of Rightirement Wealth Partners in White Plains, New York. Investing a lump sum ($11,000 for singles or $22,000 for couples) into the market at any single point makes …

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Four ways to change 401(k) plans for the better

MarketWatch By Alessandra Malito Published: November 1, 2017 401(k) plans have the spotlight under the proposed tax plans, but not for the right reasons. The “Rothification” of a 401(k) plan isn’t necessarily a bad thing, but instead of making it either or, policy makers should consider offering both traditional and Roth plans to employees, said Byrke …

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The Downsides of Retirement That Nobody Talks About

GOBankingRates Featured: Nasdaq.com By Cameron Huddleston Published: October 20, 2017 Here are 14 downsides of retiring that no one talks about, along with solutions to avoid each potential problem. If you haven’t properly prepared for leaving the working world and living without a paycheck, you’ll have to face the ugly truths about retirement. If you don’t plan …

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Yes, you can save $1 million for retirement with a $50,000 salary—here’s how

GOBankingRates Featured: CNBC.COM By Cameron Huddleston Published: October 11, 2017 To increase your chances of having $1 million in retirement, you need to invest your savings in assets that will grow. “No one gets rich by saving in the bank,” said Byrke Sestok, a certified financial planner and president of Rightirement Wealth Partners in White Plains, N.Y. “If …

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If your student debt disappeared, would you save more for retirement?

MarketWatch By Alessandra Malito Published June 29, 2019 Financial advisers see the struggles student loans have put on their clients, and said it’s gotten worse in the last few decades. “The realities are the American dream of going to college and getting an education have come with a hefty payment that students don’t realize until …

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