If you are a freelancer, or self-employed person, the government offers a $50,000 tax benefit that can help secure your retirement, or at the very least, give you a financial break.

The solo 401(k) -- also known as the individual 401(k) -- was created by the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001. For the 2012 tax year, it enables businesses with only one full-time worker-owner to give up to $50,000 to the strategy ($55,500 for those 50 and older).

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