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 [...]

8 Ways to Rock Your Roth Conversion.

When the calendar passed from December to January, we bid a not so fond adieu to 2009 as well as the rollover income limitation associated with transitioning a traditional IRA to a Roth IRA. This is a good thing if  converting to a Roth IRA makes sense for you.

The Roth IRA is one of the [...]

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 [...]

3 Options for College Saving Accounts.

It seems counter intuitive, that choosing the wrong kind of savings account for your child’s college fund could actually cost your child more, but that’s the world we live in – make the wrong choice, and your child may lose thousands of dollars in financial aid come enrollment time.

According to Robert Helgeson, director of [...]