Dec 9, 2021
As the year winds down, we help our clients with a checklist of items to get them prepared for the new year. One very important area to take a close look at is your 401(k) contributions. What can you do to improve your retirement account next year? Today we’ll share five tips to help you get the most out of your 401(k).
Read more and get additional financial resources here: https://lifemoneyshow.com/podcast/ep-31-5-401k-tips-for-the-end-of-the-year/752/
Read the article about DIY Estate Planning Mistakes: https://money.usnews.com/money/retirement/aging/articles/do-it-yourself-estate-planning-mistakes
Read the article about protecting yourself from online thieves: https://www.kiplinger.com/retirement/602162/retirees-protect-yourself-from-thieves-online
What we discuss in this episode:
1:16 – DIY Estate Planning
8:01 – Tip 1: Max out your 401(k)
10:37 – Tip 2: Make sure you’re getting employer match
14:11 – Tip 3: Can you up your contribution percentage?
15:12 – Tip 4: Understanding where you’re making contributions to
18:28 – Tip 5: Now is a great time to assess your investment mix
23:34 – Article review: protecting yourself from thieves online