401(K) Roundup, April 2010.

It’s been way too long since I’ve caught up on my blog reading, and as I was doing so I discovered a couple of really good posts about 401(k) plans and retirement that I thought I’d share.

The first post is from Kyle at Amateur Asset Allocator titled, 401k Rollover Options:

A rollover of 401k [...]

Does A Roth Conversion Make Sense?

2010 has been heralded as “the year of the Roth” in numerous investment publications. It’s easy to see why – the tax laws that govern income limits on Roth investments were modified so that the limitations were removed at the start of 2010.

Prior to that change, Roth IRA accounts were off limits to [...]

Free Trades From ShareBuilder For All Of 2010 !

ING is offering commission-free trades through its ShareBuilder service for the entire year, when you open an IRA with this promo code.

Here are the details:

All IRA plans are no-fee plans; no fees for a low balance, no fee for inactive accounts, no annual fee for being a member.

Open your IRA account before April 15th, 2010 [...]

Investing for free in 2010 with ING Direct!

Here’s a freebie for your Friday…

Open an IRA & invest for FREE in 2010!

ING Direct is offering a year’s worth of investing credits if you open an IRA with them before April 15, 2010.

Here are the details:

no-fee IRA
free Automatic Investment Plan (AIP) credits to use all year long, if you open your account before April [...]

2010: The year of the ROTH.

This is a friendly reminder for anyone with retirement savings who is concerned about paying higher taxes in retirement: new tax rules remove earnings limits on Roth IRAs.

Prior to the start of 2010, you could not open a Roth IRA if:

Your individual adjusted gross income was $120,000 or more
You and your spouse’s adjusted gross income [...]

Open a Rollover IRA With Sharebuilder and Get 5 FREE Trades! (Promo Code)

I’ve had a Sharebuilder account with ING since before Sharebuilder was acquired by ING – and I’ve been very satisfied. It’s only gotten better since the ING acquisition.

Recently, I received an email offer for 5 Free trades when you open a Rollover IRA account.

If you’re looking to Rollover your 401K retirement account to an IRA, [...]