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If you have yet to file 2013 taxes, there's still time to capture a potential deduction and lower your tax bill. Find out how.

IRA Contribution Limits for 2013
Retirement Planning Spotlight10

10 Questions to Ask About 401(k) Fees

Sunday April 13, 2014

If you have a 401(k) plan or are thinking of getting one, you need to understand what you are paying for it. Start with these 10 questions, which can help you make sense of plan fees. and make the most of your earnings.

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10 Questions to Ask About 401(k) Fees

What to Look for in a Retirement Home

Sunday April 13, 2014

The Wall St. Journal ran an interesting piece this week about what to look for in a retirement home. The home-buying checklist includes practical things like transportation, space, bathrooms and zoning.

For some retirees, there are bigger-picture considerations, such as whether you want relocate to another part of the country in retirement, or even another part of the world. Whatever your retirement dream, it helps to have your own personal checklist to help you find your perfect spot.

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Hey, Tax Procrastinators!

Friday April 11, 2014

Quick! Fund an IRA for 2013. That's right, if you have not yet filed your 2013 income taxes, there is still time to open and fund a tax-deductible individual retirement account or IRA for 2013. You may qualify for a deduction that decreases your overall tax bill. Find out more about IRA contribution limits for 2013 and self-employment IRA contribution limits for 2013.

Do You Qualify for the Saver's Credit?

Thursday April 3, 2014

If you still have not filed 2013 taxes, there is still time and opportunity for potential deductions. Those who have a traditional IRA or self-employed IRA still have time to make a contribution for last year. You may also qualify for the Saver's Credit, a dollar-for-dollar reduction in your tax liabilities, for certain individuals who save for retirement in a qualified plan (such as a 401k, IRA, SEP, etc.). Find out more about the Saver's Credit and whether you qualify in 2013 or 2014.

What Is the Tax Saver's Credit?

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