Money Management

Should I Contribute to a Roth IRA or a 401(k), if I Can’t Fund Both?

Should I Contribute to a Roth IRA or a 401(k), if I Can’t Fund Both?

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6 Step Plan to Decide Where to Invest for Retirement Monica from MonicaOnMoney.com asks; Should I contribute to a Roth IRA or a 401(k), if I can’t fund both? (Thanks for answering, I love this idea for your blog) This is a common question for those just starting out. A 20-something, in her first job is automatically enrolled in her workplace 401(k) program. That’s a...

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Let’s Die Broke-Thoughts on Retirement Savings

Let’s Die Broke-Thoughts on Retirement Savings

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Myth: You Should Outlive Your Retirement Savings Guest contributor; Dr. Stanley Riggs As the TV insurance salesman, the financial advisor and the financial product promoters all say: “You don’t want to outlive your money.” Well…maybe I do. When I was writing Build Wealth & Spend It All (2014), I based the last chapter on my memories of my 96 year old mother’s...

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Get Rid of Money Stress with Free Text

Get Rid of Money Stress with Free Text

By in Asset Allocation, Automatic Saving, Bond, Budget, Debt, Inflation, Insurance, Investing, Mind and Money, Money Management, Mutual Funds, Personal Finance, Retirement, Saving, Stocks, Tips | 0 comments

You Can Live Without Money Stress Click here to get FREE investing book. It will reduce money stress + build wealth A recent Amercian Psychological Association Survey found that Money is the leading stressor for Americans. In spite of the finding that overall stress in the U.S. is at a seven year low and average stress levels are falling, money stress continues to...

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What Factors Impact Whether I’ll Retire Comfortably?

What Factors Impact Whether I’ll Retire Comfortably?

By in Investing, Make Money, Mind and Money, Money Management, Mutual Funds, Reader Question, Retirement, Saving | 5 comments

How to Retire Comfortably FF at Feeling Financial asks: What factors play the biggest role in whether or not I’ll retire comfortably? Is it the funds I pick, how much I save, or how often I rebalance?   Recently, when talking about budgeting with my Mom, she mentioned that she and my Dad never budgeted. That really surprised me. They were and still are very...

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Should I Hire a Financial Advisor?

Should I Hire a Financial Advisor?

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The Answer to “Should I hire a financial advisor?” is: Are you earning a decent salary? Would you like to know the best way to invest that money for the future? Are you worried about handling your investing on your own? If so, you may have considered whether to hire a financial advisor or not. Personal disclosure, when I first started out investing, I...

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Create Financial Goals You’ll Achieve with Experian

Create Financial Goals You’ll Achieve with Experian

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How to Create Financial Goals- Experian Twitter #CreditChat with top Money Bloggers I was honored to be asked to host an Experian #CreditChat twitter event. For those unfamiliar with a twitter chat, it’s a twitter conversation on a particular topic where everyone is invited. The topic this week was: How to Create Financial Goals You’ll Achieve in 2015...

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