Pros and Cons of Converting a 401k to a Roth IRA


If you've been thinking about converting a 401k to a Roth IRA, you should read this article. You'll learn about the pros and cons of making the move, and how to go about it the right way if you decide to proceed. Now, in separate articles I went into detail about all the advantages and disadvantages of 401ks and Roth IRAs. You can read all about … [Read more...]

What Is a 401k Plan and How Does It Work?


Without a doubt, the most well-known retirement plan is the 401k. It has been around since 1978. Believe it or not, it was originally intended as a way for banks to provide an additional retirement benefit to their employees. What they specifically wanted was a way to match a part of the contributions that employees put into their 401k … [Read more...]

Roth 401k vs Traditional 401k – Which Is Better?


You've probably heard of the Roth IRA, but did you know that there is such a thing as a Roth 401k? Many people make the mistake of thinking that the Roth 401k is an alternative to the Roth IRA. Not so, but they are cousins. The more relevant comparison would be the Roth 401k vs Traditional 401k. In this article, you'll learn about what the Roth … [Read more...]

Saving and Investing Strategy & Conclusion

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As the holder of a White Wealth Belt, socking away a lot of money for the future should not be a significant priority right now. Your main objective is to get your total outstanding debt down to an easily manageable level. When you reach that point, then you should start contributing to savings and investment accounts. White Wealth Belt … [Read more...]