Do you work for an employer that offers a Roth 401(k)? Don’t feel bad if
you don’t know the answer. These types of retirement accounts have only
been around since 2006. Here's some information to help get you up to
When it comes to having enough money to retire, women are at a significant disadvantage compared to men. Although men and women start saving at roughly the same age, women’s median total retirement savings typically are only 30% of men’s.
On the spectrum of life’s great moments, getting a raise is, well, pretty great. After all, it’s a quantifiable token of a job well done. Sure, a hearty pat on the back and an earnest “Good job!” from the boss means something. But niceties don’t compound with interest.
Give in to those extra helpings and unhealthy temptations and you could be risking years of healthy retirement living and time with loved ones while surrendering retirement savings to unexpected medical expenses.