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When rolling over your 401(k) is the wrong move
Moving your retirement savings when you change jobs is usually the right call. Here are 9 situations when you should leave your 401(k) alone.
August 20th 2014
Average employer contribution to 401(k) plans reaches 4.3%...It costs how much to raise a kid?!...Stress takes a terrible toll...And more
Here's where savvy savers will find all of the news and information they need to manage their money and build financial security.
August 19th 2014
Is a 529 plan right for your family?
One of these tax-free college savings plans might be exactly what you need to help your kid through school. Although each plan is sponsored by a state, you don't have to live there, or ever enroll there, to take advantage of the very best 529 plans in the entire country.
August 18th 2014
Pay less than 4% for a fixed-rate 30-year loan
The Institution for Savings has one of August's best deals on 30-year fixed-rate mortgages -- 3.99% with no points and reasonable fees. Although it's only available in a couple of states, this mortgage is a great example of what every borrower should be looking for.
August 17th 2014
August's top deals pay up to 1.1% on 6-month CDs
Don't get stuck with an average 6-month CD paying just 0.15% APY. We've scoured the country to find the best local and national deals on these popluar, short-term certificates of deposit.
August 15th 2014
Leasing promotes illusion, not reality, of wealth
If you're out to build real financial security, you've got to view leases as a clever financing plan that automakers often use to move high-end cars and trucks that ultimately claim a bigger, never-ending piece of your paycheck.
August 15th 2014