401(k)s and IRAs

13 Reasons Why Your 401(k) Is Your Riskiest Investment

By Garrett Gunderson, guest writer. The 401(k) is often considered the no-brainer, gold standard of retirement plans. But far from being a bedrock retirement plan, the 401(k) started as an experiment in 1981 and still has to prove itself. Those who decided to be a 401(k) lab rat in the first test group are just starting to get back their …

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Money Myth #5: You Should Max Out Your 401(k)

It’s common advice, perhaps the most ubiquitous financial advice ever: “Max out your 401(k).” But is it the right advice for you? Probably not, says Prosperity Economics Movement co-founder, Kim Butler. And in this money myth video, she explains why, and gives you a different guideline for how much money you might want to contribute …

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