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How to Determine Your Ideal 401(k) Asset Allocation

July 2022  By: TFG 401(k) Team
How to Determine Your Ideal 401(k) Asset Allocation
There are three major factors that impact your retirement goals: how much money you save, how long you save, and the rate of return on those savings. Quite often, investors focus on their short-term rate of return, which is the factor over which they typically have the least control. In fact,...

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Traditional vs. Roth IRA: Which Option is Best for You?

July 2022  By: TFG 401(k) Team
Traditional vs. Roth IRA: Which Option is Best for You?
You’ve been working hard and earning income for years, hopefully saving a portion of your earnings for retirement. With most pensions having gone away, retirement savings accounts like an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) are going to be your safeguard or reserve to generate retirement income....

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How Much Do I Need for Retirement?

July 2022  By: TFG 401(k) Team
How Much Do I Need for Retirement?
Legg Mason posed the question “how much do you need for retirement?” to a group of “mass affluent” investors (aged 40 – 75 with more than $200,000 in investable assets). Those surveyed said they would need at least $2.5 million to maintain their current standard of living. According to the...

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What Should You Do with Those Old Retirement Accounts?

July 2022  By: TFG 401(k) Team
What Should You Do with Those Old Retirement Accounts?
You’ve worked hard over the years and diligently contributed to your workplace retirement account. You focused on the right things, like proper asset allocation, receiving the full employer match and deferring enough from each paycheck to reach your retirement goals.  After all, you’re not planning...

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Preventing the Need for Early Retirement Account Withdrawals

July 2022  By: TFG 401(k) Team
Preventing the Need for Early Retirement Account Withdrawals
Over the past several months, 401(k) plan participants have asked about taking advantage of pandemic-related CARES Act changes to retirement account withdrawals. Although the CARES ACT has made it easier to withdraw funds, this should only be done as a last resort. Steps can be taken to prevent the...

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Planning Throughout the Retirement Lifecycle

July 2022  By: TFG 401(k) Team
Planning Throughout the Retirement Lifecycle
We generally think about retirement in three broad phases. Within each phase, distinct trends and priorities have emerged among retirees in the numerous studies that have been completed on the topic. Each client has their own unique plans for retirement, but understanding these general patterns...

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