Getting a loan from our 401k recently became a more attractive option to us as a couple, whereas before, when the economy wasn’t as in question and there seemed to be no end to the stock run up, it was completely out of the question.
It was out of the question because I never [...]
Apparently the idea that this whole financial fiasco has been primarily a “mancession” is somewhat of a misnomer. Surveys and research has shown that single women who are of the baby boomer generation are saying that they once thought they would be able to retire, but now do not think they can retire.
It’s really hard to keep your cool about your precious 401k and life savings that is your nest egg for your long awaited retirement when you see the stock market acting volatile and irrational.
I know, because I’m in the same boat as many others, watching it swing wildly up and down from one [...]
I’ll admit, the past few weeks I have LOVE opening up my 401k online, logging in, and seeing what the latest numbers are. I didn’t used to like it this much. In fact, I avoided opening it up and looking at the returns and the balance for a long time when the stock market [...]
In a surprise report, apparently, even though we are still experiencing the effects of a long and protracted recession here in the US, a nd the jobless rate seems to be unmovable, citizens, as well as companies, are stockpiling cash and increasing their net worth.
The problem with companies doing this though, is that [...]