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Chino retirement planning for people whose employers offer assistance can be a very simple process. It is so important to take advantage of any California retirement planning program your Chino employer might offer, as it can give you a head start for the future. Employers can offer a wide range of options to help you in this endeavor. It is imperative that you understand these retirement planning benefits fully in order to put them to use to their fullest potential.

What is a 401k?

When we think of Chino retirement planning services offered by CA corporations, we typically think of a 401k account. This is the most frequently offered benefit for retirement planning. A 401k is an account set up and maintained by your Chino company with the purpose of holding and investing funds in order to save for your retirement. Companies in California offer this benefit because they understand how important it is for their employees to begin planning for the future as early as possible.

As previously stated, the 401k CA retirement planning account is more than a simple savings account. Typical savings accounts involve you depositing money into an account at any given Chino bank, and in turn the CA bank invests that money. Any returns on this investment over and above the percentage rate you have been promised by the bank go back to the bank. Of course, the benefit of this is that you earn that percentage interest whether the bank makes money on your deposit or loses it.

However, a 401k Chino retirement planning account works a little differently. Typically, they are still managed by a California bank or financial company of some sort. This company is hired or contracted by your employer to manage all of the Chino retirement planning accounts for its employees. When you decide to invest, your Chino employer opens a new account for you. You determine what percentage of your pay will be taken out, and make the election.

Then, when your employer processes your pay, they deduct the allotted amount from your check and deposit it into your 401k Chino retirement planning account. Once the money is deposited the firm that was hired to manage the account invests the funds. Any loss or gains from said investment are reflected directly in the account. So, unlike a regular savings account, you keep any profit your account earns.

Now, unlike a regular savings account you are responsible for choosing how and where your 401k Chino retirement planning money is invested. In your benefits paperwork that you were given when you began your employment (or when you became eligible to participate in your Chino employer sponsored 401k account) you should find information regarding your investment options. These usually involve a few choices that range in risk from the very risky to the very stable. The reason for these is simple- the riskier investments tend to reap the highest reward but also have the potential for greater loss whereas the stable investment will not make as much money but will also not suffer as much loss.

Choosing your Chino Portfolio

As with any investment, 401k Chino retirement planning accounts do involve some risk and strategy. Of course, no one can completely tell you how to handle your investments. There are some tried and true practices that will help you though. The most important of which is the age old adage about not putting all your eggs in one basket. We have all heard the term 'diversify', and this is what you should do when planning your retirement. What you should do is put a portion of your contributions into two or more portfolio options, each with a different level of risk. This will guarantee some of your money is safe while also using some of it to try and maximize your profits.

But how do you decide which percentage of the funds in your 401k Chino retirement planning account to put into each type of portfolio? The standard rule of thumb for this is to base your level of risk on your age. When you are younger and just starting out in the business world, this is the time to be risky. The majority of your investment should be put into a high risk, high yield fund. Now majority doesn't necessarily mean eighty or ninety percent, but certainly more than fifty percent should be invested this way.

This percentage should remain high throughout your twenties. As you enter your thirties you should gradually start changing the percentages. This change should occur so that throughout your thirties and into your forties you are putting most of the funds into the moderate accounts, and then tapering off into the low risk Chino retirement planning portfolios so your funds become more secure as you age.

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Retirement Planners In Chino

Andrew Chabot MBA, CFP
Andrew Chabot MBA, CFP
11810 Sebastian Way Suite 105
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730

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Corey Fast
2400 E. Katella Ave.
Suite 410
Anaheim, CA 92806

Jonathan O'connell
Jonathan O'connell
3390 University Ave Suite 270
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Simon Reeves
Simon Reeves
30 Enterprise, Suite #190
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Theodore E.  Saade CFP, AIF, CMFC
Theodore E. Saade CFP, AIF, CMFC
2121 Avenue of the Stars
Suite 1600
Los Angeles, CA 90067

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