401(k)s & IRA For Dummies

  • 11h 57m 35s
  • Brenda Newmann, Suzie Althens, Tantor Audio, Ted Benna
  • Recorded Books, Inc.
  • 2021

When you're ready to start setting aside (or withdrawing) money for your retirement - whenever that might be - 401(k)s & IRAs for Dummies is here for you! It covers both types of retirement plans because they each have valuable tax benefits, and you may be able to contribute to both at the same time. With the practical advice in this book, you learn how to manage your accounts, minimize your investment risk, and maximize your returns.

Written by a well-known expert and "father of the 401(k)," Ted Benna, 401(k)s & IRAs for Dummies helps you keep up with the ever-changing rules surrounding both retirement plans - including the rules from the SECURE and CARES Acts - and avoid the mistakes that can lead to higher taxes and penalties. Additional topics include:

  • Tax strategies before and after retirement
  • Required distributions and how much you need to take
  • Penalties for taking money out early and how to avoid them

Whether you're just starting to think about a retirement plan, planning when to retire, or you're facing retirement, you'll find useful and practical guidance in 401(k)s & IRAs for Dummies.

In this Audiobook

  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1: Explaining IRAs and 401(k)s
  • Chapter 2: Taxing Issues
  • Chapter 3: Naming Beneficiaries and Planning for the Future
  • Chapter 4: Checking the Benefits of a 401(k)
  • Chapter 5: Signing Up for a 401(k)
  • Chapter 6: Paying Attention to Administrative Issues
  • Chapter 7: Weighing Your Options When You Leave Your Employer
  • Chapter 8: Investing in an IRA
  • Chapter 9: To Roth or Not to Roth
  • Chapter 10: Rolling Over an IRA
  • Chapter 11: Setting Up Your Savings Plan
  • Chapter 12: Determining How Much to Save
  • Chapter 13: Selecting Your Investments
  • Chapter 14: Taking Reasonable Investment Risks
  • Chapter 15: Making Contributions
  • Chapter 16: Withdrawing Money Before You Retire
  • Chapter 17: Managing Your Plans after Retirement
  • Chapter 18: Plans from a Small Employer's Perspective
  • Chapter 19: Offering a 401(k) Plan
  • Chapter 20: Choosing a Plan for Your Business
  • Chapter 21: Ten + Two Ways to Save For Retirement
  • Chapter 22: Ten Questions about IRAs Answered
  • Chapter 23: Ten Reasons to Participate in a 401(k)


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