Category: Retirement & Investing

Roth IRA vs. Traditional IRA 2

Roth IRA vs. Traditional IRA

IRAs in general, and the Roth IRA in particular, is a vast subject and many books have been written on it. With these recent posts, I am trying to simplify this complicated issue and...

The Roth IRA Rules 4

The Roth IRA Rules

As promised in my earlier post, we are going to look at the rules that govern the Roth IRA today. I had read this article some time back and the following text really stuck...

Roth IRA :: An Overview 0

Roth IRA :: An Overview

Have you ever asked yourself the following questions: What is a Roth IRA? How does a Roth IRA work? What are the Roth IRA rules? If so you need to stay tuned, as over...

Secure Your Future With NewRetirement 0

Secure Your Future With NewRetirement

While I would like to believe that the majority of the people in this country are actively planning and saving for their retirement years, unfortunately the numbers tell a different story. Whether you find...

Net Worth Update: 2007 Recap 0

Net Worth Update: 2007 Recap

When 2007 started, we had defined two financial goals for our family. The first goal was to reduce our non-mortgage debt by 100% and the second goal was to increase our net worth by...

Net Worth Update: October 2007 2

Net Worth Update: October 2007

As a means of tracking my progress towards my 2007 goals, I am going to be running this as an on-going series of posts. As a bit of background, here are the opening posts...

Net Worth Update: September 2007 2

Net Worth Update: September 2007

As a means of tracking my progress towards my 2007 goals, I am going to be running this as an on-going series of posts. As a bit of background, here are the opening posts...

No Guarantees With Your 401k 7

No Guarantees With Your 401k

The other day I had an opportunity to have a conversation with a gentleman that had worked for a well-known company and suffered a substantial loss in his 401k, resulting in a much more...

Net Worth Update: August 2007 2

Net Worth Update: August 2007

As a means of tracking my progress towards my 2007 goals, I am going to be running this as an on-going series of posts. As a bit of background, here are the opening posts...

How to Setup Laddered Certificates 5

How to Setup Laddered Certificates

Mark Andersen from Financingyourfamily.com is a banking professional who loves what he does and shares his insight into a little-known banking strategy. A common situation that befalls the members I work with goes like...