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Everyone wants to be secure and comfortable when they retire. But in order to enjoy that life of ease, you've got work to do now. Make sure your retirement plan is working hard for you.

R E T I R E M E N T

Don't miss out on 401(k) plan -- The question isn't if you should contribute, it's how much.

Stock options made (sort of) simple -- They're complicated, but you need to understand the consequences of your decisions.

Stock option terms -- A glossary of words you should know.

Steps to a healthy 401(k) -- These small tips can mean big savings.

Don't put investing eggs in one basket -- Limit your exposure to company stock to avoid an Enron-type fallout.

Take charge of your 401(k) -- Watch out for these 10 warning signs that your pension contributions may be misused.

Don't forget that old 401(k) -- Under the law, employers now can cash out the 401(k) of a former employee if it's under $5,000. If you're not careful, that could cost you big.

Employers now can offer more 401(k) advice -- A recent federal rule means companies are free to offer their workers third-party investing advice.

Checking out your company's pension fund -- If you're counting on your pension, you better make sure it's going to be there.

Sources of plan information -- The documents that are available to plan participants and how to get them.

Match or no match, keep your 401(k) -- Even if your employer quits paying into your retirement fund, you shouldn't.

 

 

 

 

 

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