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Episode 3 | Power Forward Pod

Navigating Your 401(k) the Power Forward Way

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In this episode, we tackle the buzzing topic of 401(k) plans. Our team shares insights on the tax advantages and considerations that come with traditional and Roth 401(k) options. Learn how to optimize your 401(k) investments, make informed choices, and align your retirement strategy with your overall financial goals. Discover the historical context of 401(k)s and the factors that led to their widespread adoption. 

Key Points:

  •  Seasonal fluctuations in financial advisory work.
  • Different types of retirement plans – traditional vs. Roth 401(k).
  • Exploring the history of 401(k) plans and why they came into existence.
  • The shift from defined benefit plans to the rise of 401(k)s.
  • Understanding the tax implications of traditional and Roth 401(k) plans.
  • Diving into the details of investment options within 401(k) plans.
  • The evolution of retirement planning and the role of target date funds.
  • Behavioral psychology behind investment choices and the role of automatic enrollment

Have questions about your retirement plan? Want to share your thoughts on 401(k) investments? Reach out to us on our website at powerforwardgroup.com or connect with us on social media.  

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