Why are there contribution limits for IRAs or 401k? Since I need to make this longer, I tried to look for it. This is the closest thing I've found: Why is there such disparity of max contribution ...
If a person will turn 50 in the current tax year, can they make a catch-up IRA contribution for that tax year before they turn 50? Also, one site I found said age 50 1/2, so is it 50 or 50.5 years ...
Married Filing Jointly & one spouse has employer 401K. Would each still be able to contribute to a Traditional IRA?
The husband participates in his employer's 401K, while the wife is unemployed. Assuming this couple does not exceed the AGI or MAGI limits for a Traditional IRA, will each of them be able to ...
I have an IRA with a discount online brokerage company and somehow they let me overspend on my account. I bought something and I ended up paying more because the transaction went through the day ...
Why is there such disparity of max contribution limits between 401K accounts and regular IRA accounts?
In 2011, regular IRA accounts allowed only $5,000 maximum contribution, while 401K accounts allowed up to $16,500. Why is there such a disparity? Why do tax advantages favor employees of large ...
Are 401K and IRA contribution limits increasing next year? If so, what are the new limits? Thank you!! (Edit - I updated question to reflect 2013, and will update my answer accordingly)