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Diaries published: 47 (132 days since last diary on Sun Jan 18, 2015 at 09:25 AM PST)

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So far we've talked about the parts of retirement saving most under your control: the 401(k) and IRA. Now let's turn our attention to what, for most people, will be a major part of their retirement: ...
by wmspringer
Comment Count 94 comments on Sun Jan 18, 2015 at 09:25 AM PST with 82 Recommends
In part I of this series, I recommended putting your 401(k) savings into an index fund (or more likely, a target date fund that gradually shifts assets from an index fund into bonds). In part II , I ...
by wmspringer
Comment Count 63 comments on Mon Jan 12, 2015 at 09:36 AM PST with 32 Recommends
So you're convinced that you need to be funding your 401(k) (if not, go read Part I ). But how much should you invest? Well, that's an easy one. You should invest as much as possible. Ok, that's ...
by wmspringer
Comment Count 60 comments on Wed Jan 07, 2015 at 04:57 PM PST with 40 Recommends
Every so often here, there's a diary discussing how terrible the 401(k) is. These diaries inevitably bring up some good points, such as how the average worker is underpaid (true) and financially ...
by wmspringer
Comment Count 158 comments on Tue Jan 06, 2015 at 11:05 AM PST with 67 Recommends
Just for fun, I went to and put in a household income of $30k (not my actual income) for two adults, both age 34, no children, and got plans starting at $24/month after the subsidy. ...
by wmspringer
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Nov 10, 2014 at 05:03 AM PST with 3 Recommends
I don't usually read a lot of autobiographies, but I'm a fan of Elizabeth Warren and I've heard good things about this book, so I decided to give it a try. I figured I'd start on it this weekend and ...
by wmspringer
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Apr 28, 2014 at 07:50 AM PDT with 12 Recommends

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