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You want your money to make money. You also know that a high APY is important. But, how does annual percentage yield work? And how do you know you are maximizing your savings?
We are pleased to participate in America Saves Week – a week dedicated to sharing ways for those in the Alliant family to save more than ever. Start now by reading through this article from Katie Bryan at America Saves to learn more about taking your financial future into your own hands.
Your retirement plan may offer you several options for managing your retirement plan assets when you change jobs or retire. Understanding these choices will help you make the right decision. Learn more about the options available to you after you change jobs.
In Part Five of our five-part series on saving for retirement at different ages, we examine retirement planning strategies for those in their 60s. Learn about the benefits of working through at least part of your 60s and how you can get accurate estimates of your future Social Security benefits and some of the factors involved in deciding when to file for Social Security.
In Part Four of our five-part series, we discuss retirement savings strategies for those in their 50s. Learn about tax-advantaged catch-up contributions, consolidation of "orphaned" 401(k) accounts from previous employers, and how your empty nest can help you to save more for your retirement.
In your 30s and feeling like you're lagging behind in your retirement savings? Learn about the advantages of starting your retirement savings efforts now, why company matches are so valuable, and why increasing your retirement contributions might not cause as much pocketbook pain as you think it will.
Part 1 in a five-part series on saving for retirement at any age. Learn how compounding interest and more years of growth can benefit those who start their retirement savings in their 20s.