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11 Common Financial Planning Mistakes

The first step in securing your financial future is to make a plan. But once you have a plan, or even if you are in the process of creating a plan, there are pitfalls that you must avoid. The following list is 11 common financial planning mistakes th...
by Penny Thots on Aug 23, 2016

Why a College Degree Isn’t Necessary to Achieve Financial Freedom

  A common goal among many Americans today, especially young people, is to achieve financial freedom. In order to achieve this goal, it seems like everyone these days is going to college. In fact, Millennials are the most education generation in...
by OddBall Wealth on Jun 25, 2016

How Much is Not Investing Costing Your Future

(MP) People who stress too much about investing often prevent themselves from taking the leap at all. If you’re ever going to achieve financial freedom the right time to start investing is now. One of the biggest fears that folks have when cons...
by MoneyPacers on Jun 18, 2015

Looking Forward: Investments, Assets and Your Retirement

Planning for retirement is not something that should be put off to the last minute or after the company farewell party. There are many things to do shortly before you retire and some things you should start as soon as you enter the work force. I...
by 50plusfinance on May 29, 2015

Finance Planning For 40 And 50 Year Olds: Start Now!

The basics of financial planning are the same at any age but the strategies that apply to those of us who are 40 or 50 years old are different. Some methods of insuring financial security take too long to mature but there are steps that the over-40s...
by Penny Thots on May 7, 2015

IRA Contribution Guide for Tax Year 2014 – An Illustration

IRA season is in full swing.  For the next couple of months you will be inundated with ads telling you why you should contribute to an IRA for the 2014 tax year and why you should do it with the advertiser. You’ll see and hear terms like Traditio...

Roth IRA Contribution Limits for 2015

Roth IRA - Individual Retirement Account is offered to millions of Americans wherein it acts as retirement saving account with tax advantages. The government has been increasing contribution to Roth IRA account over several years but for the new year...
by Everything About Investment on Dec 24, 2014

What Is The Best Mutual Funds For IRA?

Best Mutual Funds For IRA – There are many investors who consider that 401k and IRA investments involving a substantial portion of their total portfolios. In applying traditional IRA and 401K plans, the investors will be able to enjoy two main...
by Start Grants on Oct 7, 2014

401k Loans : The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

Like many folks working in Corporate America, the lynch pin of my retirement planning involves a company sponsored 401k.  My company matches 5% for the first 4% that I ante up, so I happily contribute that amount and take the free money.   The tota...
by See Debt Run on Oct 4, 2014

Getting Started With Retirement: The Roth IRA

Recently, I was asked what I think about the Roth IRA as a retirement vehicle, and someone even suggested I write a post about it – why didn’t I think of this? Probably because so much has been written already. That said, a good, simple,...
by Financegirl on Sep 29, 2014

Vested Interest In Retirement Fund, Getting The Best Plan For Your Retirement

Even though your retirement period is still long time to go, you might consider preparing to grow your retirement plan account. Having retirement plan account is crucial for your long-term financial security. Because of this reason, it is important f...
by Start Grants on Aug 1, 2014

Is Your Retirement Planning Built on “3 Key Plans”?

Have you put off planning for your retirement because you find it daunting and intimidating? Are you familiar with the “3 Key Plans” you need to have in place to build a solid retirement plan? Visualize yourself on a “three-legged stool...
by Cash Flow Planning for Life on Jun 27, 2014

Keeping Tabs on Our Retirement Accounts

Over the last few years as we’ve been working together and I’ve been sharing our progress on Couple Money, you may have noticed a few constant themes coming across in several posts, two of them being automate your finances when possible a...
by Couple Money on Apr 7, 2014

Personal Finance Tips for Millenials

saving and spending (Photo credit: 401(K) 2013)According to a 2007 study by the American Psychological Association, 73% of those surveyed claimed money is a primary source of stress in their lives. But personal finances don’t have to be a formidabl...
by 50plusfinance on Mar 10, 2014

Budgeting, Maxing out, and Avoiding Impulse

Set up a budget. The idea of budgeting makes most people cringe, but I think that’s because most people only half understand this concept. It isn’t about deprivation. It’s about TRACKING your spending. Without a budget you can’...
by Johnny Moneyseed on Mar 5, 2014

VIDEO: Psst…the Backdoor Route to a Roth IRA

High earners can’t contribute directly to popular Roth individual retirement accounts. But there’s still a way in. We explain a simple two-step strategy that works for many people. WSJ’s Karen Damato explains. Thanks for...Read...

Individual Retirement Account IRA

Even if you already have a 401 (k), you can still have savings Individual Retirement Account (IRA),  IRA is incorporation benefits of compound interest and tax savings are reserved for any person who acquires taxable income. You can open an IRA in a...

IRA Contribution Limits 2014

IRA  contribution limits will remain the same as they are for 2013.You can contribute as much as $17,500 to a 401(k), 403(b), 457 or the federal government’s Thrift Savings Plan, plus as much as $5,500 more in catch-up contributions if you’re 50...

Tax and Investment Planning Ideas to Discuss with Your Advisor

Have you reviewed your tax and investment planning for your portfolio lately? This is the first installment of 2013 and Beyond Tax Planning which can also be downloaded from our eBook library. It can be difficult to stay on top of all the changes, es...
by Cash Flow Planning for Life on Oct 22, 2013

Diversifying My Savings

Lately, I have been in serious saving mode. My wife and I are looking to buy a house and move from our current location. In order to do this, we need a down payment, so we have to save some serious cash. I love the peace of mind that my savings ac...
by Debt Roundup on Aug 5, 2013


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