Just about all of us need to be saving for retirement -- and for most of us, we need to save rather aggressively. The median retirement savings for American households recently was only about $50,000, according to the 2020 annual retirement survey...
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Millions of Americans are going to be in for a rude awakening this tax season when they discover they owe the IRS money for unemployment payments. About 40 million Americans received unemployment insurance benefits last year, according to a...
Your retirement will likely be the biggest financial goal you'll face in your life. If all goes well, you may need to cover decades of living expenses from your savings. On top of those everyday costs, medical costs tend to be higher...
When it comes to getting tested, experts say, soon, we may not need to visit the doctor’s office or even leave our homes for fast and reliable results. For Caitlin Donovan, it seems like her kids always get sick...
Americans in their 60s have a median of $172,000 saved for retirement, according to a study by Transamerica. However, workers of all ages estimate they’ll need $1 million stashed away to feel financially comfortable once they leave the workforce.
Your employer-sponsored retirement plan -- for most, it's a 401(k) -- is one of your more important tools as a retirement saver. With a 401(k), 403(b), or 457 plan, you have the opportunity to contribute current income and take advantage of tax-deferred growth. If...
While younger people just entering the workforce may think that they do not need to worry about retirement savings until later in life, the sooner you start saving for retirement, the better. If your company offers a 401(k) plan,...
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