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IRS Maximum Allowed 401k Contribution Increases in 2009
Fri, 12/12/08 | 28 Comments
IRS Maximum Allowed 401k Contribution Increases in 2009

Update: the 2014 maximum 401K contribution has since been released since this post was written. What follows is for 2009.
The IRS maximum allowed 401K contribution will increase from 2008′s $15,500 to $16,500 in 2009 (for …

Is your 401k Match Being Cut? This May be your Hint to Find a New Job
Tue, 11/25/08 | 9 Comments
Is your 401k Match Being Cut? This May be your Hint to Find a New Job

401k Match Cuts Becoming Popular
Recently GM, Ford, Frontier Airlines, and some other iconic companies announced that they were suspending matching 401k contributions. I find this to be a disturbing trend that I really hope does …

Why do Some Mutual Funds Close to New Investors?
Mon, 03/17/08 | 2 Comments
Why do Some Mutual Funds Close to New Investors?

You may have done your homework and found a great mutual fund to invest in, only to realize that it has been closed to new investors. This happened recently to me. In my employers sponsored …

Choosing Between a Traditional 401K and a Roth 401K, Part II: How will my Choice Effect Early Retirement?
Sat, 02/23/08 | 12 Comments
Choosing Between a Traditional 401K and a Roth 401K, Part II: How will my Choice Effect Early Retirement?

In a recent post, The Complete Guide to Choosing Between a Traditional 401K and a Roth 401K, we discussed all of the factors that you should consider when choosing the percentage breakdown between the two …

The Complete Guide to Choosing Between a Traditional 401K and Roth 401K
Sun, 02/17/08 | 7 Comments
The Complete Guide to Choosing Between a Traditional 401K and Roth 401K

The Great Debate: Roth Vs. Traditional 401k
A growing number of employers are beginning to offer not only a Traditional 401K, but now a Roth 401K as well. If you still don’t know who this ‘Roth’ …

An Intro Guide to 401K’s
Mon, 12/31/07 | No Comment
An Intro Guide to 401K’s

The Importance of 401(k)’s
More and more companies are doing away with pension plans, and very few employees who have just entered the workforce will ever see one (consider yourself lucky if you have one). I …


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