Miranda Marquit
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About Miranda Marquit

Miranda has been covering investing and finance as a freelance journalist for more than a decade. She's contributed to Marketwatch, NPR's Morning Edition, APM's Marketplace, Forbes, and numerous other online and offline publications. In addition to writing about money and markets, Miranda is an avid podcaster with a show about investing. She's also covered science, religion, and technology, in addition to finances. Miranda grew up in Idaho and loves travel and the outdoors. She holds a master's degree in magazine, newspaper, and online journalism from Syracuse University.

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What Baby Boomers Can Do When Volatility Hits Near Retirement April 15, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

Baby boomers will soon start to enter retirement, and with life expectancy extending, there will be many volatile factors to consider for your own retirement.

5 min read  |  Retirement Planning
Like a 401(k), But Not: What Is a 457 Retirement Plan? April 10, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

If you’re a government worker or a nonprofit employee, you might have access to a 457 retirement plan to help you build your nest egg.

5 min read  |  IRA & 401k Plans
Planning Ahead: How Will Your Estate and Heirs Be Taxed? April 9, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

A will, a living trust, and the power of attorney are all factors to consider in developing an estate plan that can minimize taxes.

5 min read  |  Estate Planning
Over the Roth IRA Income Limit? Consider a “Backdoor” Roth IRA March 25, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

Wish you could contribute to a Roth IRA, but you're above the income limit? Consider using a backdoor Roth IRA to make it happen.

5 min read  |  IRA & 401k Plans
Should Setting Up a Trust Fund Be Part of Your Estate Plan? March 13, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

If you’re concerned about the control and distribution of your assets after you’re gone, consider creating a trust as a helpful estate-planning tool.

5 min read  |  Estate Planning
Second Marriage/Blended Family? How to Plan Your Financial Future Together February 15, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

A second marriage often comes with strings attached, some of them financial. Learn how to approach money issues as you prepare to create a new family.

5 min read  |  Household Finances
Near-Identical Cousin? 403(b) Plans & Tax Implications Explained February 1, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

What's the difference between a 401(k) and a 403(b)? Find out when the 403(b) might work for you.

5 min read  |  IRA & 401k Plans
Ready, Aim, FIRE: Financial Independence, Retire Early? January 31, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

The financial independence movement is picking up steam. But is a FIRE retirement just a buzzword? Here’s what you need to know.

5 min read  |  Retirement Planning
Set Better Financial Goals for the New Year and Beyond January 1, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

Now is the time to have a money check-in and set financial goals. Meet with a consultant who can help you set investment goals for the coming year.

5 min read  |  Goal Planning
Max 401(k) Contributions: Consider Giving Your Retirement a Lift November 22, 2018 4:00 AM   |  

Learn about the max 401(k) contribution so you can get the biggest bang for your retirement buck.

5 min read  |  IRA & 401k Plans
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