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What to do with an old 401(k)

Handling an old 401(k)

Weigh the pros and cons of the options to help you decide what makes sense for you.

Protect retirement principal

Two strategies for cautious investors to help balance growth with protection of principal.

Work in retirement

Work may be necessary as Americans learn that their health and finances may depend on it.

Reasons to invest in stocks

If you're young and saving for a far-off goal, not investing in stocks may be risky.

Saving for Retirement

Small business plans

Understanding your options may help you save more for retirement and reduce taxes.

Manage cash flow

Smart ways to help make managing your finances easier, more efficient, and less expensive.

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Getting Ready to Retire

Retirement countdown

Five key questions to ask yourself—and answer—about five years before retirement.

Retiring retirement?

As people live longer, retirement needs to be redefined. An expert on aging explains.

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Living in Retirement

Social Security and you

To sustain Social Security funding in the future, some changes may need to be made.

Tax-savvy withdrawals

One important element of tax-sensitive investing is developing a withdrawal strategy.

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Ask Fidelity

Our retirement team answers top questions from customers.

Retirement Roadmap

Next Steps

Before investing, consider the funds' investment objectives, risks, charges, and expenses. Contact Fidelity for a prospectus or, if available, a summary prospectus containing this information.  Read it carefully.

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