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A Few Things You Should Know About 401k's

I can’t remember when I first learned about 401k savings systems, I guess late 1980’s.  Those who were selling the plan painted a wonderful plan that had very little if any faults. 492 more words

Politcal Opinion

401(k) Plans

IRS Site: 401(k) Plans

These employer sponsored plans account for the majority of people’s retirement planning.  Most people approach this by deferring a percentage of their salary each paycheck into an account they can barely decipher.   232 more words


Tax-Advantaged Retirement Accounts

Tax-Advantaged Retirement Accounts are accounts that IRS rules allow for a certain advantages when an individual sets up and makes contributions to a retirement account. 85 more words


Pretax vs. After-Tax Investment Dollars

Most people have access to a few different types of Tax-Advantaged Retirement Accounts. We will get to the types of individual retirement accounts in a moment. 659 more words


Marching Forward

Each month, I plan on setting goals that should help with where we are trying to go financially. With the kids on spring break and house guests for 3 out of the 4 weeks in March, this month is not looking like a frugal one. 81 more words

Personal Finance

And so it begins...again.

I have posted a few times on the plans of people in government to confiscate citizens’ retirement accounts (i.e., their IRA and 401k accounts).  Here is a list of those posts: 692 more words

Government Shenanigans

NYTimes is shocked, SHOCKED!

The NYTimes is shocked that women over 50 have THE highest unemployment rate after people who are about to retire than any other demographic group in the country since the Great Recession started. 467 more words