after-tax 401(k)

What is the After-Tax 401(k)?

The 401(k) has become synonymous with retirement. It’s the primary type of account used to save for retirement in today’s corporate world. Most are aware of the tax benefits a traditional 401(k) provides along with often generous “matching contributions” made by employers to encourage saving. However, one potentially overlooked 401(k) option by both employers and[…]

asset allocation

5 Things Every Investor Should Know About Their Portfolio

When I first started to invest on my own at 19 through a Scottrade account, I admittedly had no idea what I was doing. I would scour through articles on the internet looking for information on the latest and greatest technology in hopes of finding a hidden gem of a company to buy stock in. I[…]