IRA articles, 401K articles, retirement articles and personal finance articles

IRA Articles

This is a collection of educational financial articles on IRAs, 401Ks, investments, retirement, personal finance, financial markets and other financial areas. The goal is to provide a financial overview with detailed articles, practical examples, case studies and definitions.

These articles are written by M1 Finance, which offers a free investment platform that lets anyone invest without management fees or brokerage commissions.  It’s a great combination of robo-advisory services and a traditional investment brokerage. You can check out the platform by visiting our homepage, calling 312-600-2883 or sign up to get started now at no cost.

401(k) Articles

Our educational 401(k) articles cover what 401(k)s are, how they work, 401(k) rollovers, contribution limits, how they compare to the various IRAs, taxes, 401(k) funds withdrawals and Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs), among many other areas.

Investment Articles

Our investment articles provide great educational information on the top investment books, the top investment blogs, various types of investments and market downturns. They also explain technical financial terms like alpha, beta as well as personal financial terms like Roth IRAs, 401ks, 403bs and SEPs.

Retirement Articles

The M1 retirement articles provide in depth educational information you can use on retirement strategies, retirement planning and retirement checklists.  In addition, there are many articles and blog posts on financial plans, Individual Retirement Accounts, retirement investments, how retirement age affects you and retiring early.

Credit and Debt Articles

Understand more about borrowing, credit and debt – and the role they may play in financial planning and retirement. M1 articles include a wide variety of credit and debt options including details of how Lines of Credit and HELOCs work. You may want to review the M1 Borrow program which is a low interest option that borrows on your portfolio.


The material in these articles is for educational purposes and is not intended to be relied upon as a forecast, research or investment advice, and is not a recommendation, offer or solicitation to buy or sell any securities or to adopt any investment strategy.

The information and opinions contained in this material are derived from proprietary and nonproprietary sources deemed by M1 Finance to be reliable, are not necessarily all-inclusive and are not guaranteed as to accuracy. As such, no warranty of accuracy or reliability is given and no responsibility arising in any other way for errors and omissions (including responsibility to any person by reason of negligence) is accepted by M1 Finance, its officers, employees or agents.

This material may contain ‘forward looking’ information that is not purely historical in nature. Such information may include, among other things, projections and forecasts. There is no guarantee that any forecasts made will come to pass. Reliance upon information in this material is at the sole discretion of the reader. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of current or future results and should not be the sole factor of consideration when selecting a product or strategy.