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As a retirement plan, 401(k) plans currently outpace the competition, with more than 54 million Americans participating in a 401(k) plan, and nearly 550,000

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As the go-to investment option for most companies and their employees, 401(k) plans provide many benefits to plan participants, including deferment of taxes

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While so much of personal finance is common sense – don’t spend more than you make, don’t buy a house you can’t afford, start to invest money while you’re young

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It seems like we’ve been conditioned to shop since birth.  While an occasional splurge is nothing to get worked up about, we’ve become incredibly wasteful in

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Here are the answers to some of the most common investment questions you’ve always wanted to ask.

1. When should I start investing?

When you have the means to

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Here are the answers to some of the most frequently asked financial questions.  

I’ve just started my first job.  Do I really have to start saving for

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Remember Beanie Babies?  In the late 1990’s, Beanie Baby mania swept the country, with amateur collectors searching frantically at every card shop and kids

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In a recent survey by JumpStart Coalition for Financial Literacy, only 26 percent of those between the ages of 13-21 said that they had been taught how to