401(k) · Personal Finances · Retirement · Roth IRA

Is my 401(k) balance too high?

You’re following the advice to max out your pre-tax contributions to 401(k) and Traditional IRA accounts. You notice the balances creeping up and you start to wonder, is there a point when you’ve saved too much in those tax advantaged accounts? Or, as Jeremy over at GoCurryCracker poses the question: “Is Your 401k Too Big?”… Continue reading Is my 401(k) balance too high?

Parenting · Personal Finances · Roth IRA

Matching your child’s Roth IRA Contributions

I first heard the phrase “Roth IRA” as a graduate student.  Jim, a fellow graduate student, and I were talking about saving and investing and he told me about his Roth IRA account.  I was 25 years-old at the time, and I remember feeling that I had missed out on some vital financial lesson.  Shortly… Continue reading Matching your child’s Roth IRA Contributions