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401k Plans And Payouts

How much to save each month to have $1 million in retirement
How much to save each month to have $1 million in retirement Money & Credit April 26, 2017
A 20-year-old worker who saves just $10 a day for the rest of their working lifetime will have $1 million…
Clark’s take: These investment companies offer you the best bang for your buck
Clark’s take: These investment companies offer you the best bang for your buck Money & Credit March 13, 2017
Investing is one of things that can get so complicated that it makes some people just want to run away…
Two-thirds of Americans aren’t using the easiest way to save for retirement
Two-thirds of Americans aren’t using the easiest way to save for retirement Money & Credit February 28, 2017
Saving money is often considered 'not American' -- it's just not something that's ingrained in the minds and lifestyles of most…
7 things that cost retirees a ton of money (and how to prepare!)
7 things that cost retirees a ton of money (and how to prepare!) Money & Credit February 13, 2017
How much do you really need to save for retirement? That one question (and figuring out the answer) can be daunting, ambiguous and…
Vanguard crosses $4 trillion asset threshold
Vanguard crosses $4 trillion asset threshold Money & Credit February 10, 2017
It's one of Clark's favorite discount investment brokerages...and it's growth is off the charts! Vanguard has now crossed the $4…
Charles Schwab cutting fees again
Charles Schwab cutting fees again Money & Credit February 3, 2017
The battle of low-cost investing is on and Charles Schwab has fired a decisive shot against its competitors. Read more:…
Top 10 best (and worst) states for retirees
Top 10 best (and worst) states for retirees Money & Credit January 24, 2017
When it comes time to retire, you want to live in a place where you'll enjoy a great quality of…
13 money myths that could derail your finances
13 money myths that could derail your finances Money & Credit January 14, 2017
Unless you live, well, under a tree, you've probably heard the phrase, "money doesn't grow on trees." And while the…
Over 90% of Americans make this costly 401(k) mistake
Over 90% of Americans make this costly 401(k) mistake Money & Credit January 11, 2017
Do you know how much money you're paying in fees and other expenses associated with your investment accounts? If the answer…
1 simple change that can drastically increase your retirement savings
1 simple change that can drastically increase your retirement savings Money & Credit January 8, 2017
Let’s just be clear upfront: New Year’s resolutions almost never work. Their failure rate is so high, I’m half embarrassed…
Social Security: Full retirement age starts slow rise to 67
Social Security: Full retirement age starts slow rise to 67 Money & Credit January 4, 2017
If you're planning to start collecting Social Security soon, you may now have to wait a bit longer to reach…
Your money could fall into the wrong hands if you don’t update this crucial information
Your money could fall into the wrong hands if you don’t update this crucial information Money & Credit January 4, 2017
When people think about estate planning and what will happen to their assets after they're gone, they often only worry…
Get free money to save for retirement
Get free money to save for retirement Money & Credit December 28, 2016
If you think you have to earn a lot of money to save, you're in for a sweet surprise. There's…
How to invest your first $1,000 to $5,000 wisely
How to invest your first $1,000 to $5,000 wisely Money & Credit December 26, 2016
The idea of investing for the first time on your own can be intimidating -- and confusing. But with a…
How rising interest rates will impact investors
How rising interest rates will impact investors Money & Credit December 16, 2016
Interest rates are on the rise. Is that a good thing or bad thing for you as an investor? The…
Vanguard introducing loads on 2 funds in 2017?
Vanguard introducing loads on 2 funds in 2017? Money & Credit November 30, 2016
Vanguard is getting ready to ring in 2017 with stealth fees on two newer funds. Read more: Nearly 25% of…
Is it smart to use retirement accounts to fund a new business?
Is it smart to use retirement accounts to fund a new business? Business & Entrepreneurs November 29, 2016
I love helping entrepreneurs set purposeful goals for their new companies. And because they are often doing things that are…
Why you need an automatic investment plan
Why you need an automatic investment plan Money & Credit November 28, 2016
Many people want to create wealth for themselves and their families but are avoiding the step of creating an investment…
Don’t make these 7 common retirement mistakes
Don’t make these 7 common retirement mistakes Money & Credit November 22, 2016
Financial planning and investing isn’t rocket science. It’s first and foremost about discipline. You set some goals, determine what needs…
Clark to investors: Don’t worry, be happy!
Clark to investors: Don’t worry, be happy! Money & Credit November 9, 2016
There's a lot of concern among investors in the aftermath of President-elect Donald Trump's victory among. People want to know…
6 lessons from a man who retired at 37
6 lessons from a man who retired at 37 Money & Credit October 20, 2016
Clark is big into the idea of taking charge of your financial future and empowering yourself. Today we present the…
The #1 reason why you might want to consider working past retirement age
The #1 reason why you might want to consider working past retirement age Money & Credit October 19, 2016
Here at Clark.com, we've brought you popular stories of people who retired in their early thirties and others who retired…
5 great reasons not to borrow from your 401(k)
5 great reasons not to borrow from your 401(k) Money & Credit October 17, 2016
It might be tempting to borrow against your 401(k), but have you ever thought of the real cost of that…
The 9 most important ages for retirement planning
The 9 most important ages for retirement planning Money & Credit October 17, 2016
Life is full of iconic benchmark birthdays, some we gleefully anticipate, others we foolishly dread: Eighteen – Legal adulthood –…
The smartest financial decision you will ever make
The smartest financial decision you will ever make Money & Credit October 4, 2016
There's really only one thing young people need know about money: Save for retirement, starting now. Yes, at some point…
Index fund investing beats actively managed investing 90% of the time
Index fund investing beats actively managed investing 90% of the time Money & Credit September 22, 2016
When it comes to investing, Clark doesn't get caught up trying to pick individual stocks of the latest and hottest…
Big investments start with small steps
Big investments start with small steps Money & Credit September 14, 2016
The key to good habits of any kind is to start small and stay steady –and that applies to investing…
A new rule could liquidate a person’s IRA after 3 years of inactivity
A new rule could liquidate a person’s IRA after 3 years of inactivity Money & Credit September 6, 2016
A recent report by the Wall Street Journal describes new rules that will take effect on September 10, making it possible for the Pennsylvania Treasury to liquidate…
8 nuggets of investing wisdom from Vanguard’s founder
8 nuggets of investing wisdom from Vanguard’s founder Money & Credit September 6, 2016
When he was 70, Jack Bogle was forced out of the company he'd founded. There was a pesky little issue…
Free and cheap retirement plan options for small businesses
Free and cheap retirement plan options for small businesses Money & Credit August 29, 2016
Saving money for retirement is easy if you work for a giant corporation. They have 401(k) plans that are generally…
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