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Investing to Retire

401(k) Plan a type of employer-sponsored retirement plan in which money is contributed on a pre-tax basis and all earnings are tax deferred
Annuity an investment contract made with an issuer; types include immediate, deferred, fixed, and variable
Defined-Benefit Plan a type of retirement plan, usually a pension, in which the payment amount is guaranteed
Defined-Contribution Plan a type of retirement plan in which the amount invested in the plan is controlled by the employee, with no guarantee of benefits
Employer-Sponsored Retirement Plan a savings plan for retirement that is offered through a company’s benefits package; contributions are usually matched by the company
IRA a type of retirement savings plan that is not usually done through an employer
Koegh Plan a retirement savings plan for self-employed professionals or owners of small businesses
Pension a fixed sum paid regularly by an employer to an employee after retirement
Retirement permanent withdrawal from the workforce
Roth IRA a type of IRA that is not tax deductible but may not be subject to income tax upon withdrawal
Social Security a United States government program established in 1935 that includes a retirement benefit for citizens; it is funded by payroll taxes
Created by: tmikels52