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Retirement planning: to Roth or not to Roth?

When saving for retirement, it often makes sense to contribute to employer-sponsored retirement plans to take advantage of any available employer match opportunities. However, not everyone has access to an employer-sponsored plan. Even if you do, there…

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Refinancing considerations in the midst of COVID-19

While we all adjust to the challenges of the COVID-19 crisis, these conditions call for rethinking budgets and reviewing plans. At Webster, we’ve been connecting with customers and businesses discussing ways to mitigate the financial disruption the…

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Common retirement investment mistakes

Only one-in-four Americans (27%) feel very confident that they will have enough money to live comfortably when they retire, according to the 2020 Retirement Confidence Survey Summary Report.⁠1 While the number is up slightly from the 2018 survey …

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How to build a retirement plan

A recent survey revealed that four out of every 10 Americans don't believe they'll ever be able to afford to retire.1 But this pervasive belief may be too pessimistic.

Even if your retirement account balances are behind schedule, there are…

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How financial asset management may help investors stay the course

Most people who decide to purchase stocks, bonds, mutual funds, or other investment vehicles do so understanding that there are risks associated with investing, but believing that the potential growth they may realize over time outweighs such risks…

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Tips for tax preparation

In 2020, the government gave taxpayers an automatic six-month extension due to the coronavirus. Individuals who were affected by the damaging wildfires were also given additional time to meet most tax deadlines. However, in 2021, the deadline for…

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IRA vs. 401(k): What savers should know

As of 2018, about 58 million Americans had a 401(k), while around one-third of households owned an individual retirement account (IRA).1, 2 Yet for as commonplace as these retirement accounts can be, the nuances of contributions are a bit more complex…