Tag: retirement savings

  • Most Americans Unprepared for Retirement

    You have probably seen several news reports quoting statistics from the 2010 Retirement Confidence Survey by the Employee Benefit Research Institute. Some of the more interesting figures from the survey are that 43% of Americans have less than $10,000 in retirement savings and 27% say they have less than $1000 in savings. Also only 16% […]

  • Saver’s Credit for Retirement Savings Contributions

    This credit used to be known as the “Retirement Savings Contribution Credit.” If you qualify you can claim a credit of up to $1000 for eligible contributions to qualified IRA, 401k, and certain other retirement plans. Since this credit is not refundable it can’t be larger than the tax amount the taxpayer would have had […]