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What is a SEP IRA?

What is a SEP IRA?

by Catherine Hiles
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Updated on October 12, 2021
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7 Min Read
A SEP IRA is a type of retirement investment account for self-employed individuals or small business owners with few employees to save money for the future.
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What is a 457(b) Retirement Plan?

by Jen Smith
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Updated on October 10, 2021
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7 Min Read
Do you understand your 457(b) plan? Here’s a detailed guide to what it is, how to use it, and how it differs from other employer-sponsored plans.
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What is a Traditional IRA?

by Holly Johnson
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Updated on October 12, 2021
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5 Min Read
A traditional IRA is an individual retirement plan that lets you save even more money for retirement. Find out how this plan works and some of its major advantages.
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What is a Solo 401(k)?

by Catherine Hiles
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Updated on September 29, 2021
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6 Min Read
A solo 401(k) is an investment account to help business owners save for their retirement. It has a lot of similarities to a regular 401(k), as well as some key differences.
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What is an IRA?

by Roger Wohlner
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Updated on October 5, 2021
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5 Min Read
IRAs are tax-advantaged accounts that can provide a convenient way to save for retirement. There are a number of alternatives you can consider based on your situation.
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What is a SIMPLE IRA?

by Roger Wohlner
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Updated on October 10, 2021
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6 Min Read
There are a number of retirement plan options for those who are self-employed or who run a small business. For many of these businesses a SIMPLE IRA can be a good option to consider.
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What is a 403(b) retirement plan

by Elizabeth Rivelli
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Updated on September 29, 2021
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8 Min Read
If you work for a non-profit, you might have access to a 403(b) retirement plan. See how 403(b) plans work and how they differ from other retirement plans.
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What is a 401(k)

by Holly Johnson
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Updated on October 12, 2021
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8 Min Read
The 401(k) plan is the most popular type of retirement account out there. Find out how this account works, how much you can contribute each year, and why you should care.
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Solo 401(k) vs. SEP-IRA

by Roger Wohlner
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Updated on September 29, 2021
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5 Min Read
Solo 401(k)s and SEP-IRAs are two of the best types of retirement accounts for the self-employed. Looking at the features and benefits can help you decide which one is best for you.
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How to Roll Over a 401(k) to an IRA

by Lee Huffman
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Updated on October 5, 2021
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7 Min Read
In this article, we'll explain what a 401(k) rollover is, how to do it, and tips to maximize the move.
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Annuities Guide: What Are Annuities and How Do They Work?

by Holly Johnson
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Updated on October 12, 2021
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7 Min Read
Annuities let you invest your money once and receive guaranteed income for a specified timeline or your entire life. Read on to find out how annuities work, the types of annuities you can choose from, and the pitfalls to watch out for.
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401(k) vs. 403(b) - What's The Difference

by Jennifer G Gregory
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Updated on September 29, 2021
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6 Min Read
By using an employer sponsored 401(k) or 403(b) plan, you can save more effectively for retirement. While money saved in both plans is tax deductible, there are key differences between the two plans.
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Traditional 401(k) vs. Roth 401(k): Which One is Better?

by Holly Johnson
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Updated on September 9, 2021
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5 Min Read
Where the traditional 401(k) and Roth 401(k) let you decide when you'll be taxed, both are valuable tools when it comes to saving for retirement. Our guide explains how these plans are similar, how they're different and how you can decide between them.
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Self-Directed IRA (SDIRA) - Everything You Need to Know

by Lee Huffman
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Updated on October 5, 2021
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5 Min Read
Self-Directed IRAs enable investors to diversify their assets into non-traditional investments that most brokerage firms do not offer.
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What Is The Average Retirement Age?

by Jen Smith
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Updated on September 29, 2021
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7 Min Read
When you enter retirement varies based on a number of factors including gender, household income, health, and more. Here’s the average retirement age.
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What Is a Roth IRA?

by Jason Steele
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Updated on October 5, 2021
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9 Min Read
The Roth IRA is a great way to save for retirement, as you can access your savings without having to pay taxes on it when the time comes to withdraw.
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10 of the Best Places to Retire in the U.S.

by Holly Johnson
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Updated on August 11, 2021
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7 Min Read
Find out about some of the best retirement cities in America based on factors like affordability, weather conditions and recreation.
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How to Withdraw Money From Your 401(k)

by Jason Steele
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Updated on September 29, 2021
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8 Min Read
How to Withdraw Money From Your 401(k) including penalties and several options for how to avoid them such as COVID early withdrawals and hardship withdrawals.
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What is the Rule of 55?

by Catherine Hiles
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Updated on September 29, 2021
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4 Min Read
The rule of 55 allows working Americans to retire early and access 401(k) or 403(b) funds without paying a penalty.
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Health Insurance Options for Early Retirees

by Matthew Collister
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Updated on August 30, 2021
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4 Min Read
Planning an early retirement? Make sure those plans include health insurance until you become eligible for Medicare at age 65. Learn about some of your options.
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Understanding Life Insurance Retirement Plans (LIRP)

by Matthew Collister
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Updated on August 30, 2021
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4 Min Read
A life insurance retirement plan can help you save for your future while ensuring your family’s financial security. Could one be right for you?
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How to Plan for Retirement

by Holly Johnson
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Updated on October 18, 2021
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6 Min Read
Planning for retirement works best when you commit to a strategy early on. Our guide explains the 4 most important steps you can take right now.
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A Step-by-Step Guide on How to Retire Early

by Jen Smith
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Updated on September 29, 2021
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5 Min Read
Has the novelty of “dress shirts with pajama pants” worn off? Then you might want to start thinking about how to retire early. Here’s how to do it in 5 steps.
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Best Retirement Plans of 2021

by Holly Johnson
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Updated on October 12, 2021
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8 Min Read
This guide to the best retirement plans of 2021 breaks down some (but not all) of the ways Americans can save for their golden years.
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Traditional vs. Roth IRA

by Catherine Hiles
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Updated on October 5, 2021
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5 Min Read
When it comes to individual retirement accounts, there are two options: traditional and Roth. Learn which one is right for you.
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