Latest Individual retirement accounts News

Liz Weston: Why a 401(k)-to-IRA rollover could be a mistake

Dec. 20, 2021 08:58 AM EST

If you leave a job or retire, you’re often encouraged to roll over your 401(k) or other workplace retirement account into an individual retirement account. That might not be the right move. Workplace plans have rules that can protect you from subpar investments and advisors who put...

Liz Weston: A year-end money checklist for people 50 and up

Dec. 13, 2021 08:23 AM EST

Age brings unique opportunities and obligations, including some important year-end tasks that can help you make the most of your money. For people 50 and older, here are some to consider: PLAY CATCH-UP, IF YOU CAN If you’re still employed, use a retirement...