Saver’s Tax Credit for the 2020 Tax Year

Millions of working Americans are missing out on a valuable tax credit – The IRS’ Retirement Savings Contribution Credit or Saver’s Credit.  The 18th Annual Transamerica Retirement Survey found that an alarming 72 percent of women are unaware of the …

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The CARES Act & Your Retirement Plan 

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was signed into law on March 27, 2020. This $2 trillion emergency relief package is intended to assist individuals and businesses during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and accompanying economic crisis. The …

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Pay Equity Checklist: What to Do to Avoid the Pay Gap

Most people are familiar with the well-known “gender wage gap,” men out-earning women an average 18 cents on the dollar. Less well known is how pay inequity eventually translates into a “retirement wage gap” that increases the poverty rate for …

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Financial To-Do’s for the Decades

In Your 20s Check out benefits that come with jobs. Consider the benefits—401(k), 403(b), pension, health, and other insurance—and not just salary. You may be surprised at how valuable benefits are when you add them up. Get into the habit …

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Retirement Planning Calculators

Preparing for retirement is not just about saving money, it’s also about knowing how much you will need in retirement and creating a plan that will help you get there. In fact, the Employee Benefit Research Institute found that workers …

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Employer Retirement Plans: Two Basic Types

There are two basic types of retirement plans typically offered by employers – defined benefit plans and defined contribution plans. Defined Benefit Plans In a defined benefit plan, the employer establishes and maintains a pension that provides a benefit to …

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