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The Potential Dangers of Rolling Your Company Stock into an IRA

Rick Rodgers

If you own large quantities of company stock held within a retirement plan, rolling it into a tax-deferred IRA may not be the best strategy. Learn when a Net Unrealized Appre­ci­ation (NUA) trans­action is the right choice to maximize your tax efficiency.

Does Who Wins in November Make a Difference in Your Portfolio?

Christopher Hershey

While presi­dential elections can influence market perfor­mance, many other factors do, too. It’s important to recognize the complexity of the stock market and be careful not to confuse corre­lation and causation.

What is YOUR Purpose in Retirement?

Rick Rodgers

Finding ways to do what you love and setting personal goals can ease the transition from employment to a productive retirement.

Is a Loan from my 401(k) a Good Idea?

Christopher Hershey

While it can be tempting to borrow from your 401(k) in the event of an emergency, it’s important to consider the impact of reducing the balance of your retirement plan.

6 Ways to Help You Reach Your Retirement Goals

Rick Rodgers

It’s never too early to start planning for retirement. By setting a strategy— and sticking to it—you can help achieve your goal of financial indepen­dence sooner.

Why Optimism Can be Good for Investing

Rick Rodgers

You only need to look at historic returns for equities to see that this has been true. Yet it appears that despite this evidence, whenever the equity market is falling, many investors start selling.

How Do Retirees Get Paid in Retirement?

Rick Rodgers

What happens when the paychecks stop, and retirement begins? It is one of the most pressing questions we hear from people approaching retirement.