401(k) http://www.kplu.org en Are fees eating away at your 401(k) retirement account? http://www.kplu.org/post/are-fees-eating-away-your-401k-retirement-account <p>In the wake of the recession, many people are trying to rebuild their retirement accounts. That can be tough if investment companies charge high fees. A recent "Frontline" special called <a href="http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/retirement-gamble/">the Retirement Gamble</a> investigated how fees can eat away at people’s savings.</p> Mon, 10 Jun 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Ashley Gross 9020 at http://www.kplu.org Are fees eating away at your 401(k) retirement account? How fast should you spend your IRA in retirement? http://www.kplu.org/post/how-fast-should-you-spend-your-ira-retirement <p>Retirement planning can be hard. Traditional, defined benefit pensions are going the way of the dodo bird. The majority of us will depend on a mix of Social Security, IRAs and 401(k) plans.</p><p>On this week&#39;s <em>Money Matters</em>, financial commentator Greg Heberlein and KPLU&#39;s&nbsp;Dave Meyer look at the best way to take money out of your IRA during &quot;the golden years&quot;.</p><p> Tue, 08 May 2012 12:00:00 +0000 Dave Meyer & Greg Heberlein 4951 at http://www.kplu.org How fast should you spend your IRA in retirement? Managing your 401(k): Make a plan and stick to it http://www.kplu.org/post/managing-your-401k-make-plan-and-stick-it <p>Sixty percent or more of American families have 401(k) or 403(b) retirement plans. If you&#39;re under the age of 50, you can invest up to $16,500 in tax sheltered dollars each year in your retirement fund (and your employer can put in even more). If you&#39;re 50 or older, you can invest $22,000. But how many of us know how to manage these investments? You need to have a plan and stick to it. On this week&#39;s <em>Money Matters</em>, financial commentator Greg Heberlein&nbsp;tells you how to do it.</p><p> Tue, 14 Jun 2011 12:00:00 +0000 Dave Meyer & Greg Heberlein 1839 at http://www.kplu.org Managing your 401(k): Make a plan and stick to it