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Sen. Rand Paul unveils plan for people to pay off student loans by dipping into their retirement savings

Paul's bill would allow people to draw from their 401k to pay down student debt, but some experts said it'd be harder to save up for retirement.
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Here’s the investment portfolio of 2 millennials who are saving for retirement, a down payment, and their future kids

Justin, 31, and MacKenzie, 28, are balancing multiple financial goals. Christine Benz of Morningstar gave their investment portfolio a makeover.
Being good with money doesn't come naturally to most people.

A fifth of Americans feel financially unprepared, even though they’re doing the best thing for their future

Between retirement savings, debt, and income, there are several factors contributing to a healthy financial life — or at least, the perception of one.
More than half of millennials don't have a retirement savings account.

12% of millennials have taken the first step toward saving for retirement — and stopped

In a new Insider and Morning Consult survey, 12% of millennials said they have a retirement savings account but don't contribute to it.

6 ways you’re probably leaving money on the table on a daily basis

You're missing out on free money when you don't take advantage of the employer match in your 401(k) or use rewards credit cards for purchases.
A 401(k) rollover isn't as complicated as it sounds.

A rollover IRA can make retirement savings less complicated, no matter how many jobs you’ve held

In a 401(k) rollover, you move retirement savings from one tax-advantaged retirement account to another: the rollover IRA.

It could take up to 6 years for all the money in your office retirement account to actually be yours

Every 401(k) plan has a vesting schedule, which tells the employee how much of the employer's contributions they own at any given point.
Employees over 50 can contribute a lot more to their 401(k) plan than younger employees.

3 ways your office 401(k) gives you more money than you realize

About 55 million Americans save for retirement in a 401(k). Automatic salary deferrals can drastically reduce an employee's taxable income.
Once you know the questions to ask, finding the answer is easier than you think.

I’m a financial planner — here are the 5 most important questions about money you should be asking yourself

As a certified financial planner, I've seen how hard it is find answers to your money questions. But it's not as hard as you think.