Retirement

I have a love-hate relationship with financial rules of thumb. On one hand, I recognize that not everyone is going to spend as much time thinking about and researching financial topics as they should, and rules of thumb give them easy-to-remember guidelines for staying on track. But on the other hand, these types of guidelines […]

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It’s no secret that I love my Health Savings Account (HSA). I make regular contributions, and even maxed out my contribution last year. The HSA isn’t for everyone, but if you have a high-deductible account, and can afford the out-of-pocket costs until you meet you deductible (I rarely meet my deductible, because I have few […]

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For the self-employed, it can be tempting to forget some of the basics associated with long-term financial planning. When you’re trying to get your business off the ground, you’re more interested in the day-to-day of survival. You do, however, still need to remember to prepare for the future with retirement planning. After all, even as […]

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Inflation is the rate at which the prices of goods and services rise over time. This phenomenon may seem like a plan hatched by an evil mastermind, but inflation isn’t necessarily a bad thing. It’s generally a sign that the economy is growing — and during your working years, you can usually expect your wages […]

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I read an article recently that detailed the story of a retired Florida couple who used their personal savings to start their own business. In their case, it was worth the risk, since they’re now preparing to open their third location and are earning full salaries. This type of move might seem unsafe, especially for […]

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Regular contributor Emily Guy Birken has just released a new book: The Five Years Before You Retire. Read on for her suggestions on how to make 2014 a great year for your retirement portfolio — and for a chance to win a copy of her book! Saving for retirement is something like cleaning out the […]

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