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Qualifying for the Saver’s Tax Credit in 2013 and 2014
Wed, 11/13/13 | 5 Comments
Qualifying for the Saver’s Tax Credit in 2013 and 2014

This post has been updated for the 2013 and 2014 tax years.
What is the Saver’s Credit?
The Saver’s Credit (aka the ‘retirement savings contribution credit‘) is a lesser known, highly advantageous tax credit that the IRS …

2014 Maximum IRA Contributions Announced
Thu, 10/31/13 | 3 Comments
2014 Maximum IRA Contributions Announced

2014 Maximum Roth & Traditional IRA Contribution Maximums
As with the 2014 maximum 401K contribution, there was also no change with the 2014 maximum IRA contribution limit – which will stay the same as the 2013 …

Defined Benefit Vs. Defined Contribution Retirement Plans
Tue, 09/17/13 | 4 Comments
Defined Benefit Vs. Defined Contribution Retirement Plans

I haven’t done a 101 article or a retirement article in quite a while – so lets kill two birds with one stone.
Most of us have seen the phrases “defined contribution plan” or “defined benefit …

Traditional & Roth IRA Income Limits
Thu, 08/8/13 | One Comment
Traditional & Roth IRA Income Limits

This post has been updated for the 2013 and 2014 calendar years.
IRA Income Limits
IRA’s are a phenomenal way to limit your tax liability in the present (Traditional IRA) and in the future (Roth IRA). In …

Roth vs. Traditional Retirement Accounts: Why Roths are Not Always the Clear Winner
Wed, 05/29/13 | 53 Comments
Roth vs. Traditional Retirement Accounts: Why Roths are Not Always the Clear Winner

Amongst Gen X and Gen Y, there now seems to be an overwhelming belief that Roths are the better alternative when compared to Traditional retirement accounts.
When I talk to the fine folks I work with …

Where Should you Put Money Gifted to your Children?
Tue, 04/9/13 | 15 Comments
Where Should you Put Money Gifted to your Children?

A friend of mine recently asked me a great question that I’m guessing many parents run in to:
“What should you do with the money you receive for your child’s birthday or other special occasion? Currently …


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