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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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A new Fidelity report finds 401K investors who stuck it out despite the turbulance are being rewarded. Has the tide changed from panic to the quiet storm? I think we will see 200-300 point swings in the market and that can cause havoc to a portfolio that you are going to depend on for income [...]

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It is no surprise that a lot of people are depending on their 401K maximum balance to provide income in addition to their social security. That is why you need to make careful choices when you are investing your contributions into your 401K plan at work. Here are 5 of the most common 401K investing [...]

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Get The Wall Street Journal for 75% off! Many people are sweating over the fact that their 401K maximum balance at the end of their working years won’t be enough to support the lifestyle that they thought they would have. Let’s not dwell on what you don’t have but let’s discuss some of the options [...]

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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! Your 401k withdrawal options are limited to what is written in your Summary plan document. Not all 401K plans allow loans so it is best to check what you can and can’t do first before you [...]

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401K Contribution Limits and Catch Up Provisions for 2010 & 2011

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 [...]

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 Maximum with the Best Asset Allocation

To get the 401k maximum balance you must have the right asset allocation. Asset allocation is the process of diversifying your positions across asset sectors and styles. A common mistake is for consumers to think of their 401K as a separate portfolio. Not so! When doing an asset allocation you need to consider all your [...]

401K Loans-Only When You Are In a Financial Pinch

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Before you get all excited about the possibility of taking money out of your 401K without penalty, consider these facts: For a loan to not be treated as a taxable distribution it has to be repaid within 5 years and it can’t exceed the lesser of $50,000 or the greater of 1/2 of the nonforfeitable [...]

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