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  • Personal Finance Q&A: Caps on 401(k) contributions can vary

    Personal Finance Q&A: Caps on 401(k) contributions can vary
    Dear Liz: I understand that anybody with a 401(k) can contribute up to $18,000. Does the amount you can contribute depend on your salary? Say you make $45,000. Therefore I would assume you could put in the full $18,000, or 40% of your salary. Am I wrong?
  • Saving for retirement is a gender issue, too

    Saving for retirement is a gender issue, too
    Here is what we know: The retirement savings crisis is enormous. By some estimates, Americans are under-saved by up to $14 trillion. This number may in fact be understated, because it assumes Social Security and Medicare solvency — a big if. And the...

    Retirement or kid's college? Better choice might surprise you.

    Retirement or kid's college? Better choice might surprise you.
    No parent wants to be the bad guy. But as they try to figure out whether they should let their children say yes to college acceptances that have just arrived, parents may wonder if they dare give the go-ahead. For many families, the choice between an...

    Commuters to get chance to weigh in on NJ Transit fares

    Commuters in New Jersey who take nearly 1 million trips on the state transit agency's trains, buses and light rail cars each week are facing a roughly 9 percent fare increase. That's because New Jersey Transit, which last week proposed its first fare...

    Christie Puts Social Security Fix In Play

    Christie Puts Social Security Fix In Play
    If New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has his way, the unfolding presidential campaign will focus on generational fairness. It will seek to curb spending on the elderly — mainly Social Security and Medicare — without putting the elderly at risk....