How to Find a Lost IRA and What to Do With It

How to Find a Lost IRA and What to Do With It

Retirement accounts are often “lost” when people switch jobs, go through a major life change like a divorce, or transition among financial institutions. “There are more than 24 million ‘forgotten’ 401(k) accounts containing some $1.35 trillion in assets,” according to a report from Capitalize. The issue is so prevalent that Congress is considering legislation to…

How to Protect Your Retirement Plans from Inflation

How to Protect Your Retirement Plans from Inflation

If the past is any indicator, you can expect to be paying more, not less, during retirement to maintain the same standard of living that you enjoy today. That’s pretty much the definition of inflation. Inflation also is a benchmark that the federal government uses to determine contribution limits to qualified retirement plans or to…

What Are the Six Best States to Retire in Financially?

What Are the 6 Best States to Retire in Financially?

Are you worried that the grass in your golden years could be greener in another state? You may be right. Freshen your perspective with our list of the top six states for retirees seeking financial security. Some states offer abundant sunshine or an array of entertainment options. Then there are states that provide a good…