401(k)s For Dummies

  • 4h 44m
  • Brenda Watson Newmann, Ted Benna
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2003

Want to know what kind of investment mix you need to make your retirement money grow? Don’t know what to do with a 401(k) account from your last job? Worried that your company’s 401(k) plan doesn’t cut it? Relax! This simple, plain-English guide shows you how to manage your accounts, minimize your risks, and maximize your returns.

About the Authors

Ted Benna, creator of the first 401(k) plan, has more than 30 years of experience as an employee benefits consultant.

Brenda Watson Newmann is Managing Editor at mPower.com, which provides investment advice for retirement and wealth management.

In this Book

  • 401(k)s for Dummies
  • Introduction
  • Benefiting from Your 401(k)
  • Understanding the Important Features of Your 401(k)
  • Signing Up for Your 401(k)
  • Developing a Savings Plan
  • Building Wealth by Taking Reasonable Risks
  • Selecting Investments
  • Putting Your Hand in the 401(k)ookie Jar
  • Weighing Your Options When You Leave Your Employer
  • Living Beyond the Gold Watch
  • Making Sense of the Bizarre 403(b)azaar
  • The Wonderful World of 457 Plans
  • Meeting the Small Employer’s Challenge
  • Walking in an Employer’s Shoes
  • Ten Questions Participants Frequently Ask
  • Ten Questions Employers Frequently Ask
  • Ten (or So) 401(k) Mistakes to Avoid
  • Ten Bad Excuses People Give for Not Participating (And Why They’re Bad)