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Solo 401k +1 401k
May 24, 2023
How To Open a 401k Without An Employer

A 401k is an employer-sponsored retirement plan. Without an employer, you cannot participate in a traditional company 401k plan. However, there are some strong alternatives that offer even better benefits and tax-advantages than a normal 401k. Perhaps you’re already employed, but your company just doesn’t have a 401k plan that they offer to employees. 401k […]

May 04, 2023
How To Make Withdrawals From a Roth 401k

BASIC WITHDRAWAL RULES OF A ROTH 401K A Roth 401k has slightly different withdrawal rules than a normal 401k. With a Roth 401k, you contribute to your account with after-tax dollars and withdrawals in retirement are completely tax-free. Like a traditional 401k, you must wait until you’re at least 59½ years old before you can take […]

March 30, 2023
Are 401k Contributions Tax Deductible?

Yes, contributions made to a traditional pre-tax 401k are tax deductible. The amount you contribute gets deducted from your taxable income for the tax year. For 2023, it’s possible to deduct up to $22,500 ($30,000 if age 50+) in taxable income through 401k contributions. However, it’s important to note that contributions made to a Roth […]

March 24, 2023
401k Rollover: How It Works, Rules, and Tax Implications

If you have assets in a 401k plan and are approaching retirement or considering leaving your employer, there are several options you can take. You can take a withdrawal, keep the old 401k (if your former employer allows it), or do a 401k rollover into an IRA or another 401k plan. What is a 401k […]

Solo 401k +1 401k
March 22, 2023
What Is An After-Tax 401k?

Most 401k plan providers will offer two different contribution options: Traditional pre-tax and Roth post-tax. Traditional pre-tax contributions are funded with pre-tax income, give you a tax deduction for the year, and grow tax-deferred. When you withdraw in retirement, it gets taxed as regular income. Roth post-tax contributions are funded with post-tax income, and don’t […]

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Retirement +2 401k Roth IRA
March 21, 2023
The Mega Backdoor Roth Explained

OVERVIEW Roth retirement accounts like a Roth IRA and Roth 401k are extremely tax-advantaged. You get tax-free compounding and you don’t have to pay any taxes when you withdraw from your nest egg in retirement (no matter how large your gains). There are people who’ve turned a few thousand dollars into millions inside Roth accounts. […]

401k +1 Retirement
February 15, 2023
48 Interesting 401k Plan Statistics For 2023

This is a complete list of up-to-date 401k statistics. On this page, you’ll find hand-picked statistics about: 401k participation stats 401k balance & contribution stats 401k features & fees stats 401k match stats 401k withdrawals & loans stats

February 13, 2023
How To Withdraw Your 401k Without Quitting Your Job

Most 401k plans do not allow plan participants to make withdrawals from their accounts while they’re still employed at the company. However, if you need access to your 401k funds, and don’t have any plans to quit your job, there are several alternative options to withdrawing from your 401k without leaving your employer. How 401k […]

companies with highest 401k match
February 02, 2023
30 Companies With The Highest 401k Employer Match In 2023

The top companies in the world offer generous 401k employer matches in order to attract top talent and to encourage their employees to participate in their 401k plan. ‍What is 401k employer matching? An employer match is an additional contribution made by an employer towards an employee’s 401k plan. Many employees consider it as free […]

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