Sally Herigstad

Sally Herigstad

Herigstad

Sally is a new Fool contributor for 2014, but a long-time personal finance writer, columnist, and certified public accountant. Sally wrote "Help! I Can't Pay My Bills" for St. Martin's Griffin.

Recent articles



IRS Rules for Self-Directed 401(k) Plans

Using your employer's self-directed 401(k) plan to take control of your retirement investments is a fabulous idea. Just make sure you abide by these IRS rules.



5 Common Questions About 401(k) Limit Rules

Your 401(k) plan is one of the best tools you can use to can build up a retirement fund. To take full advantage of your plan, however, you must know the 401(k) limit rules.

What Is a Brokerage Account?

You know brokerages send you statements and charge you fees. But what are brokerages, really, and how do they work?


Get Help With Back Taxes

If you have back taxes, you need to find help fast. These tips can get you started.




6 Ways to Get Credit Card Debt Help

You're fed up with being in credit card debt, and you're ready to do something about it. Where can you find the right help to get you out of credit card debt once and for all?








3 Reasons You Need a Spousal IRA

Don't neglect your retirement plan just because you have little or no earned income this year. You may be able to contribute based on your spouse's earned income.


5 Reasons Roth IRAs Rule

There's more to the traditional-versus-Roth IRA decision than when you pay the taxes. Here are five good reasons to give Roth IRAs another look.