Average 401k and IRA Balances and Returns Up in 2012

[2012 returns and balances update] Fidelity Investments, the nation’s largest employer sponsored 401(k) administrator, recently published its 2012 statistics covering 20,200 401(k) plans with 12 million participants, showing that the average 401(k) balance was $75,900. This was the highest end-of-quarter average since the company it began tracking the data …

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2012 401K, IRA and Roth IRA Contribution and Income Deduction Limits

[Updated with 2012 details] 2012 tax advantaged retirement plan contribution limits have officially been released by the IRS, with slight increases over 2011 limits; due mainly to cost of living adjustments (COLA). Further with increases in income phase-out thresholds, more people can benefit from employer …

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Mid-Year Tax Moves You Can Make Now

With more than half the year in the rear view mirror, it’s time to start thinking about your potential annual tax liability and actions you can take to legally minimize what you will have pay the IRS.  Here then are some easy to action mid-year tax moves that you should have on your radar …

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