IRA

real estate

Use Your IRA to Buy Retirement Real Estate Now

9:00 am, July 15, 2013

Here's the top 15 real estate hot spots in the U.S. and advice on how to use retirement plan vehicles to buy.

kids

Should Your Kids Get an IRA to Play With?

12:00 pm, February 14, 2012

Retirement may not be on your mind watching your kids play, but planning now can pay off big.

retirement

Recharacterize Your Roth IRA Conversion

3:00 pm, September 13, 2011

With the market downturn in recent months, you may want to hit the free "undo" button on your Roth.

retirement

Undoing a Roth IRA Conversion May Save Money

2:27 pm, September 06, 2011

The stock market's summer nosedive was extra painful for those who recently converted their Individual Retirement Accounts to Roths.

retirement

IRAs Under $5,000 Could Get Kicked to the Curb

2:00 pm, July 28, 2011

Brokerages might drop millions of IRA account holders if a proposed labor rule takes effect.

retirement

In Your 50s? Create Your Own Pension

5:00 pm, June 23, 2011

Retirees need a stream -- a pension income stream. An immediate fixed annuity can get the funds flowing.

taxes

In Your 40s? Avoid the IRA 'Double Tax'

3:30 pm, May 09, 2011

Heirs might dodge a double tax a couple of ways, including by you planning distributions to them.

taxes

The Nondeductible IRA Is a Bad Idea

5:00 pm, April 14, 2011

Don't subject your investments to a higher tax rate when you don't need to.

taxes

Reminder: Take Your IRA Distributions by April 1

9:00 am, March 30, 2011

If you turned 70 ½ in 2010, you have until Friday to take your first required minimum distribution.

savings

'Stretched' 401(k) Matches Increase Deferrals

10:00 am, December 03, 2010

Companies can stagger 401(k) matches to boost participation without spending more.

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