Planning for retirement can be confusing and a little scary. To do it right, it seems like we’re supposed to be clairvoyant and know exactly how long we’ll live and what our expenses will be after we stop working. We also ... Continue Reading
Retirement accounts are powerful financial tools that allow you to save for the future and cut your taxes at the same time. They’re brilliant. But if you work for yourself, or don’t have a traditional day job with a 401k, you ... Continue Reading
Life as a graduate is like a breath of fresh air. No more grueling exams, assignment deadlines or inconsiderate roommates. It's a new beginning when you can finally live on your own terms. Though you're just starting ... Continue Reading
Most people know what it’s like to get caught without enough cash in the bank or to lose sleep about a growing credit card balance. By then you’re feeling stressed and perhaps uncertain about how you’ll get your finances back ... Continue Reading
An IRA or Individual Retirement Arrangement is a personal savings vehicle that’s available to just about everyone and offers great tax advantages. These accounts are the cornerstone to retirement because just about ... Continue Reading
If you've ever worried about retirement—like whether you're saving enough or how to retire early, you’re certainly not alone. If your income is less than it used to be, you’re trying to put kids through college, you got a ... Continue Reading
If you're married and don't earn an income, did you know you can still have an IRA? It doesn't matter if you're unemployed, a stay-at-home-spouse, or run your own part-time business, you qualify for a spousal IRA or ... Continue Reading
Here’s one of the worst financial mistakes that I see people make: Leaving retirement money with an old employer. If you abandoned an old workplace retirement plan—like a 401(k) or a 403(b)—you should rescue it as soon as ... Continue Reading
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