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Retirement Savings for Young Adults

The importance of beginning your retirement planning savings as soon as you have your first job cannot be stressed enough. Over my next few blog posts, I will discuss 401(k) Plans, Roth IRAs, and Traditional IRAs – the tools you can use to achieve financial security in retirement. 527 more words

Estate Planning

Yogi was right

New York Yankee icon Yogi Berra is as famous for his euphemisms as he is for his stellar performance on the baseball diamond. One of my favorite “Yogi-isms” is the following: “If you don’t know where you’re going, you might wind up somewhere else………..” 182 more words

Retirement Savings

Not investing is your 20s is costing you millions...yes, millions

I know you don’t want to hear it, but your decision to put off saving until your later years so you can enjoy yourself now might be costing you more than you’d expect.   240 more words

Investing

Traditional IRA vs Roth IRA

If your employer doesn’t offer a retirement fund, or if you have extra money you want to set aside for retirement, there are two very good options: the traditional and Roth individual retirement accounts (IRA).   611 more words

Investing

Do I need a IRA?

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“Do I need an IRA?”

Maybe it is because a lot of my friends are about to hit their thirties, but I feel like I’ve been asked this question every week this summer! 680 more words

Expat

"You can't fix stupid...."

I’ve heard people mutter these words many times over the years, but always felt that they were a bit too fatalistic. After all, everyone has the capacity to learn, although the inclination and motivation to do so may be lacking. 77 more words

Retirement Savings

Why should your failure to plan create an obligation for me?

Most of us go through life knowing that we should be addressing some particular need, but often failing to act upon this necessity. For instance, I positively know that I need to lose 20 pounds, yet I’m not making the requisite dietary changes. 246 more words

Retirement Savings