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This Web site contains a compilation of more than a thousand consumer finance  columns written by Tony Novak from the 1980s through 2006, updated and reformatted for maximum usefulness today.  New material was added after 2010.

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Retirement Questions Index

412(i) Pension Plan Setup Deadline

412(i) vs. alternative retirement plans

401(k) Catch Up Contributions

401(k) Deposit Processing Time

Catch-up contribution in 401(k)

Catch-up Retirement Contribution

Early retirement planning

IRA Rollover

IRA Rollover Charges

IRA to HSA transfer

Health care expenses after retirement

Health care planning for retirement

How much to put into 401(k)

Introducing DB(k)

Long term health care planning

Medicare planning vs. Medicaid planning

Outliving investments in retirement

Pension plan for small business

Pension Plan Popularity

Pension Protection Act of 2006

Pension questions from a broker

Retirement account for health care

Retirement income planning

Retirement income withdrawals

Retirement plan basics for the self-employed

Transfer of 401(k)