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Wish You Had a 401k Growth Calculator?
What would you do with a 401k growth calculator? Would you play around some to see how much of a contribution your employer really is making towards your retirement savings? Would you look at the stocks and mutual funds that you've invested in to see how quickly their value will raise (or deplete) your savings? Would you experiment a bit, entering different numbers to see things like how your retirement savings would increase if you contributed just another dollar during each pay period?
Those are common ways that a 401k growth calculator could be used. One could also be used to compare the 401k products offered by one company with those from another. A 401k growth calculator could also be used to get a much clearer idea of the increasing value of your retirement savings based on the amount of risk that you're willing to take - is it worth the security of a low risk portfolio if with just a bit more risk you could double your retirement savings?
Of course, if you have retirement savings other than your 401k, a 401k growth calculator isn't going to do a whole lot to let you look at individual stocks that you hold to see how they have performed over time, how they are performing now and how they are projected to do over time. With a 401k growth calculator, you won't be able to look at your annuity counts or individual retirement accounts - you'll only be able to look at your 401k.
If you don't want to be limited - if your want to be able to see the big picture of your savings and investments - you'll need a better tool. The retirement calculator that you can download by following the link on this page is the tool that you're looking for.
With it, you will be able to calculate the growth of your 401k. You will also be able to track the performance of stocks and mutual funds. You'll be able to take a look at your savings accounts, the interest rates that are associated with them and to see how small changes that you make can lead to a big difference in the growth of your portfolio. And, whether you are extremely comfortable with risk or you're afraid of losing everything with even the slightest gamble, whether you're on track for retirement or you need help planning, you'll be able to take advantage of a free follow up call from a financial advisor.
After you've downloaded the retirement calculator, you will be called by a financial advisor from your local area - someone who can listen to the concerns that you have, answer your questions and go over your retirement plan with you. Together, you'll be able to calculate the growth of your 401k along with other savings and investments and to come up with the right strategy for getting you from where you are now to where you want to be.
Why settle for using a 401k growth calculator and only looking at a tiny piece of the puzzle when you can take a closer look at the way all of the pieces come together - especially when you don't have to?