Maximizing Your 401(k)

401(k) plans, whether company-sponsored or not, can be great vehicles for retirement saving. Maximize this account with a few simple steps. Get Growing – Many people can’t start contributing the maximum amount right away. To get to the maximum contribution, individuals should up their contributions by one percent each year. This is an amount that … Continue reading “Maximizing Your 401(k)”

Working After Retirement

Some retirees find fulfillment in continuing to work after retirement. And it might not be such a bad idea to consider working part time after you decide to retire. There are numerous benefits that can come from it. If you aren’t comfortable with where your retirement savings are sitting, part-time work could be a good … Continue reading “Working After Retirement”

What Type of Investor Are You?

Each generation faces differing events and challenges that impact their investment strategies. Which type of investor are you? The Traditionalist Generation (1925-1945): Defining events: The Great Depression, lunar landing, WW I & II, Korean War, Peace Corp, McCarthyism, JFK assassination, Martin Luther King Jr. assassination Traditionalists are generally a financially conservative generation. In fact, 49% … Continue reading “What Type of Investor Are You?”