The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp (PBGC): How it Impacts You

March 17, 20170

If you’ve only ever had access to a defined contribution retirement plan like a 401K or 403B, you have little…

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Choosing Part-Time

March 17, 20170

The last two jobs my wife has been offered (and accepted) were both part-time jobs. The first, as a landscape…

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Max Out your 401k Early in the Year for Better Returns?

March 17, 20170

I was recently approached by a longtime reader with a seemingly random question, “Is it better to max out your…

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$1 Saved in your 20’s Equals $10 Saved in your 50’s!

March 17, 20170

$1 saved in your twenties can be the equivalent of $10 saved in your fifties, if invested over time. Hard…

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Gen Y Retirement Savings Goal: $2 Million?

March 17, 20170

According to 77% of 226 investment advisors, in a recent survey, the low bar for what Gen Y (millennials) should…

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Jason Brown Leaves NFL Millions & then the Story Takes a REALLY Odd Turn

March 17, 20170

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays, and while you contemplate leaving your friends and family for the consumer madness…

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Patrick Pichette Retires Early – But Far Later than Necessary

March 17, 20170

By now, you’ve probably heard that Patrick Pichette, Google’s CFO, is hanging up his… calculator (er.. spreadsheets, maybe?) at the…

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When you Retire Might Not be your Choice

March 17, 20170

It wasn’t long ago that I blasted the traditional 10% savings plan advice given by financial gurus that recommends you…

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What if you Over-Contribute to a 401K?

March 17, 20170

All good things come with limitations. And never is that more true than with retirement accounts. For those lucky enough…

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Win the Lottery or Have the Perfect Job?

March 17, 20170

Someone recently posed an interesting brain teaser to me, “Would you rather win the lottery or have the perfect job?”…

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