Tag: 401(k)

Weekly Roundup: Do the Opposite, 401k, Google Advisor, Cable Alternatives

Weekly Roundup: Do the Opposite, 401k, Google Advisor, Cable Alternatives

Career Advice: ‘Don’t Do What You’re Supposed To’ – Ori Bengal offers ten fantastic tips for hopeful entrepreneurs. 5 Things to Know About Your 401k – Are you getting your employer match? Will you be able to keep your money when you leave your employer? Are you buying tax advantaged fund in a tax-deferred plan? […]

May 20, 2011 | 0 Comments More
Money on my Mind

Why Humans Don’t Want to Save

Research (1) shows that humans are just not programmed to make sound financial decisions. The poor financial decision-making ability of humans can be boiled down to two basic causes: We do not understand basic economics We cannot resist immediate gratification As a result, human saving and retirement accounts will continue to flounder despite the growing […]

March 10, 2011 | 0 Comments More
People pooling money into a piggy bank

Collective Trust vs. Mutual Fund

An increasing number of employees at large companies might have noticed a type of investment option available in their 401(k) plans which looks like a mutual fund – but it isn’t. These investments, known as collective investment trusts (CIT) or collective trust funds, can be much more profitable than mutual funds with similar strategies. It’s […]

November 14, 2010 | 2 Comments More