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Fiscall Cliff AND End of World Averted!

It seems we are still here -¬†at least to me. With the end of the world averted on December 21st, 2012, the next big fear was the “fiscal cliff”. It seems a temporary stay has been issued and we can … Continue reading

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December 21, 2012

Since this might be the last day on earth I thought I would take a minute to post a short poem. It doesn’t really have anything to do with finance or taxes or IRAs or 401(k)s; I just thought that … Continue reading

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Obamacare is going to tax my 401(k)! (not really)

Recently I have been hearing a lot about how 401(k)s are going to be taxed under Obamacare. Now that the election is over the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) that became law back in March 2010 is here … Continue reading

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What type of Self Directed Retirement Plans are there?

Self directed IRAs and 401ks can mean different things to investors vs. stock brokerages. Self directed IRAs have higher ongoing costs in comparison to Self directed 401ks. Continue reading

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Giving up on Retirement?

A past article in USA Today (Market hurting returns on US retirement plans – May 16 2008) states that more than 25% of workers age 45 – 64 have postponed plans due to the sputtering economy. That was back in … Continue reading

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