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401k Contribution Limits

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You may think that you can make more money by investing outside of your 401K, but that is misleading. If you are eligible to contribute to your 401K plan then your first investment dollars should be an option within that plan. Don’t be tempted by short term gains elsewhere until you have contributed up to [...]

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The 401K maximum contribution limit for 2012 is $17,000. That means you can contribut a maximum of $17,000 into your 401K plan. If you are over the age of 50, you are able to contribute an additional $5,500 to the maximum 401K contribution limits. This is called the catch-up contributions because so many people are [...]

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Eve Kaplan, CFP(R) Practitioner, (Guest contributor) The hard-earned dollars you defer each month into your 401(k) are about to get the money equivalent of a face lift in 2012. Why? Fees that affect your net 401(k) plan balance could drop on account of regulatory changes in 2012. These changes force providers to disclose all their [...]

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*Scared to open your 401K statement? *Don’t think you will ever recover from the losses? *Too many investment choices and don’t know how to evaluate? This ebook will help you open your statement, figure out your 401k contribution limits and gain confidence-knowing that your money is working for you- in your time frame, with your [...]

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Want a $500.00 credit card? Guaranteed Instant Approval. Bad credit accepted. Reports to a major credit bureau. Apply Today! As you look at your 401K contribution limits for 2010, you may realize that you didn’t put as much in as you would have liked. It’s not too late! Head down to your Benefits department or [...]

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Your 401k contribution limits can always be profitable. But how? Think about what it takes to earn money. To be profitable your 401k contribution limits must keep up with inflation, and stay ahead of taxes. Your contributions do all of that and more–much more than any piece of real estate or outside brokerage account. First, [...]

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401K Contibution Limits and the Impact from Fees

You may know your 401K contribution limits and contribute the maximum to that limit. But do you know how much of your contributions go to fees? When you look at the mutual fund fact sheet and see the fund fee expense ratio, it is easy to assume that fund fee is the only fee that [...]

401k Contribution Limits

Your 401K contribution limits increase every year. Although in tough economic times like this it is hard to save, the 401K plan , which is provided by your employer can be a great tool to help you not only save money for the future but provide tax savings in the present. Because you contribute with [...]

Better than a 401K? Pensions or Defined Benefit Plans

This analysis  didn’t surprise me. The old time pensions or defined benefit plans as they are called are actually better for employees than 401K plans. Note the paragraph at the end that tells why more employers aren’t using them: http://www.workforce.com/section/news/article/analysis-finds-defined-benefit-plans-outpace-401k-returns.php Technorati Tags: 401k Contribution Limits, 401k maximum, 401K plans

401K Today- making the most of what you have

Make the most of what you have to make the most of your tomorrow. Your 401K contributions are your first investment dollars. Those dollars will grow more faster than any other investment because of the tax advantages that we discuss in detail here. Take advantage of the opportunity to contribute and put the maximum amount [...]

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