Course 202:
401(k) Plans
In this course
1 Introduction
2 401(k) Plans Versus Traditional Pensions
3 Understanding the Details of Your 401(k) Plan
4 Finding the Right Mix

The retirement savings landscape is increasingly cluttered. It includes Social Security, different types of employer-sponsored plans, individual retirement accounts,and taxable accounts.

The next few classes are going to cover the retirement-savings terrain. We'll explore two of the most-popular types of employer-sponsored retirement plans, the 401(k) and the 403(b). Afterward, we'll compare traditional and Roth IRAs.

We'll begin with what is quite possibly the easiest money in retirement planning: the 401(k) plan. If your company offers a 401(k) plan, contribute to it. With a little effort, the payoff can be considerable.

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