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Women lag behind men in saving for retirement. The Covid pandemic has made it worse

Halfpoint Images | Moment | Getty Images When it comes to retirement planning, women are saving less than men. The coronavirus pandemic is only making it worse. Nearly three-fourths, or 72%, of women with investable assets of $100,000 or more said the crisis has negatively impacted their ability to retire, according to a January survey by Nationwide Retirement Institute. “It …

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Is Deferring Taxes the Best Thing for Your Retirement Savings?

The tax bill that you’re putting off on your traditional IRA or 401(k) may be higher than you think, especially since it’s looking likely that tax rates could be rising sooner rather than later. Getty Images Many people saving for retirement have long followed the tax-deferral concept behind a traditional 401(k) or IRA. One benefit …

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Your Secret Weapon to Help Win the Retirement Saving Battle: Roth 401(k)

Thanks to their unique tax benefits and the higher amounts you can contribute, Roth 401(k)s have a lot going for them, when compared to their traditional 401(k) counterparts. Getty Images If you view saving for retirement as a battle, then Roth 401(k) contributions could be your secret weapon. At our firm, we often find that …

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