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For most couples, their 401(k)s are an important part of their retirement plans. Learn how you can avoid making big mistakes and make the most out of your 401(k)!
Making the Most of Your 401(k)
It's just there's a huge information overload and it's easy to get caught in the mess and not be sure how to actually do it.
Today we're going to give you a leg up.
Usually during this time of year, I pull in the experts like certified financial planners where we dive into the nitty gritty details of the different benefits and options that may be available.
I’m grateful for those experts who took the time to share some of their knowledge and will have those episodes up on the homepage so you can listen to them because much of it is still incredibly helpful.
Today, I’m doing what I did last week, which is to go over those FAQs that typically come up. Again, these questions are the ones I see on my side, from discussing through the newsletter, in the Facebook group Thriving Families, or those Google searches.
In this episode we’re discussing:
- The biggest mistakes couples make with their 401(k)s
- Figuring out how much you need to contribute
- What to do with your 401(k) at your old job
Are you ready? Let’s get started!
Resources for Smarter Investing
If you want to learn more about investing and staying on top of your money, here are some resources to check out:
- Best Budget and Money Apps: Empower, Tiller, Mint
- Grow Your Stash Faster: High Yield Savings with CiT Bank
- Grab my book: Jumpstart Your Marriage and Your Money
- How to Start Investing: A Simple Guide for Busy Couples
- How to Maximize Your Retirement with Your 401(k)s
- How Much Should We Contribute to Our 401(k)?
- Master Your 401(k): Optimizing Your Investments
If you’d like to chat more your money system, please join us in our private and free Facebook group – Thriving Families.
We’re families looking to support and help one another out.
Hope to see you there!
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These show notes have been updated October 2023.