The Daily Dough

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Can the Roth 401(k) Improve Your Retirement Future?

For the first time, companies have the option of offering their employees a new type of tax-advantaged retirement plan in 2006: the Roth 401(k). Not all sponsors of traditional 401(k)s will adopt the Roth feature immediately, but it is not too early to consider whether contributing after-tax dollars to a Roth 401(k) can help you achieve greater financial security in retirement.

Draft a Retirement Wish List for Your Financial Advisor

If you want to make your first meeting more meaningful, come prepared. Here's where to start.

Be Honest With Yourself About Your Retirement Savings

The situation always seems to unfold the same way: Ron and Rhonda Retiree have what they feel is a huge amount of money for retirement but have done no planning.

Beware of FaceApp for Your Retirement Portfolio

A financial advisor is needed to forecast your retirement picture

Retirement Income Perils

Is your retirement income recession-proof?

1 Tax Shift Most People Miss in Retirement

See if you can spot the flaw in the couple's plan

Have You Been Dreaming of Where to Retire?

Consider the tangible financial and economic benefits too, not just sunshine

How to Help Aging Parents

All older adults should consider organizing and simplifying their finances to make their money easier to manage at an advanced age and prepare for the possibility that someone else may need to step in to help.

12 Strategies to Generate Income in Retirement

When it comes to saving for retirement, maybe you've done everything right.

Putting the Pieces of Your Retirement Puzzle Together

If life is a journey, retirement is the destination where you reap the hard-earned rewards for decades of working.