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Are your savings on track?

This America Saves Week, take a few moments to assess your financial plans. If your retirement savings needs attention, myRA can help.

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National Retirement Security Week

Expecting a Tax Refund This Year?

Give yourself the gift of a secure retirement by saving all or part of your refund in a myRA. You’ll thank yourself later.

National Retirement Security Week

Are you on track for a secure retirement?

During National Retirement Security Week, take a minute to consider if you're on the path to a secure financial future.

Open Enrollment

No retirement plan at work? 4 tips for 2016 Open Enrollment Season

This year, part-time workers and those without benefits have access to tools that can help them positively impact their financial future.

Make your small business family proud by saving for the future

Make your small business family proud by saving for the future

If you work for a small business, you may not have access to a 401(k). With myRA®, you can start saving for retirement today, no matter where you work.

How's your relationship with money?

How’s your relationship with money?

Less than 25 percent of Americans say they are satisfied with their personal financial condition. The good news: there are simple things you can do right now to improve your financial outlook.

my R. A. supports small business Saturday

myRA® supports Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday is an annual event that encourages people to “shop small” by supporting local small businesses. This is also the first year myRA has been widely available across the United States, and we’re excited that it’s poised to help strengthen these small businesses.

my R. A. could help you save more, pay less at tax time

At tax time, myRA® could help you save more, pay less

Saving for retirement could lower your taxes. myRA makes it easy to save for retirement; you can even direct your tax refund into your myRA account in 3 easy steps.

Why my R. A. was created

Infographic: Why myRA® was created

Workers in many different industries face a common problem: barriers to saving. Learn more about why myRA was developed and how it can help.

4 retirement resolutions for the new year

4 retirement resolutions for the New Year

The New Year presents the perfect chance for a fresh start, and many will wisely seize this opportunity with a money-related resolution.

Make a little history in your own life during Women’s History Month

Make a little history in your own life during Women's History Month

Let extraordinary women who made remarkable strides in the financial world inspire you to take action to improve your future.

3 easy ways to save

3 easy ways to start saving with myRA®

Fund your myRA account from your paycheck or from your checking or savings account. You can also direct all or part of your federal tax refund to your myRA account when you file your taxes.

Testimonials

Meet two tax filers who used their refunds to start saving with myRA, as well as the organization that helped them take this important first step toward secure financial futures.

Seizing the opportunity to save at tax time

Meet two tax filers who used their refunds to start saving with myRA, as well as the organization that helped them take this important first step toward secure financial futures.

Salon workers learn about myRA from a savings mentor

Salon workers learn about myRA from a savings mentor

As a young professional, Charlea wasn't thinking about saving for retirement when she started working at Visions Hair Salon. The owner's determination to help his employees take control of their futures changed her mind.

Saving for a brighter future at Florida dry cleaners

Saving for a brighter future at Florida dry cleaners

A focus on family is one of the reasons Coral Gables La Salle Cleaners encourages its employees to make plans for the future by saving any amount they can.

Saving is as easy as ABC at Baby Steps Academy

Saving is as easy as ABC at Baby Steps Academy

The owner even opened a myRA account for herself so she could try it out before recommending it to her workers.

Photography team grows their savings with myRA

Photography team grows their savings with myRA

A husband-and-wife duo discovered that myRA is a safe savings option that allows them to contribute money whenever they choose

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ARCHS helps child care workers care for their own future

Retirement savings can seem out of reach for many child care workers who are often young, working for very small businesses (or self-employed), and without a lot of extra income.

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Norton's Flowers & Gifts finds saving sweet

Owner Tim Galea knows what it's like to work hard all day, and he's recognized that saving money at work isn't always easy. In order to help his small-business employees start thinking about retirement, he introduced them to myRA.

A portrait of Danielle Vogel, owner of Glen’s Garden Market

Good choices made easy at Glen’s Garden Market

Danielle Vogel has built her business on one core idea: make it easy to do the right thing. This extends to Glen’s participation in myRA®.

A portrait of Sonja Hubbard of E-Z Mart

E-Z Mart's small-town stores think big on retirement

Owner and CEO Sonja Hubbard sees an opportunity to be a force for good on an even larger scale: by encouraging her employees to sign up for myRA, a new retirement savings account.

A portrait of Diana Grady of Grady Wright & Associates

Grady, Wright & Associates “family” saves together with myRA

Like all families, the people at this independent insurance agency look out for each other, share their interests and passions and swap good advice – like saving for retirement.

A portrait of Zac Armfelt of Woodworks Design

On the cutting edge at Woodworks Design

Given its rustic location in the rolling wooded hills 50 miles east of Cleveland, OH, people might be surprised to learn how Woodworks is on the cutting edge of expanding financial opportunities for their employees.

myRA in the news

How to save your tax refund for retirement U.S. News & World Report (syndicated on Yahoo! News)
3 little known retirement savings tax breaks U.S. News & World Report (syndicated on Yahoo! News)

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10 retirement resolutions for 2016
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Last updated 03/13/2017