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Opening a Custodial IRA for a Minor
Tue, 02/19/13 | 8 Comments
Opening a Custodial IRA for a Minor

If you’ve been through the public (or even private) school system, you know well that personal finance is not taught in school, unfortunately.
If you have children and you read personal finance blogs, you also know …

2013 Traditional & Roth IRA Maximum Contribution Limits Increase for First Time in Years
Tue, 10/23/12 | 21 Comments
2013 Traditional & Roth IRA Maximum Contribution Limits Increase for First Time in Years

Update: the 2016 maximum IRA contributions have since been released if you are looking for current information. You can also find the the 2011, 2012, 2014, and 2015 maximums at those links.
Last week I noted …

How to Roll Over your 401K to an IRA
Thu, 07/19/12 | 8 Comments
How to Roll Over your 401K to an IRA

We just highlighted why you should consolidate your 401K’s into an IRA. Today, we’ll discuss how to actually roll over a 401K into an IRA. It can seem a bit intimidating, but it’s actually quite …

Why you should Consolidate your 401K’s into a Rollover IRA
Mon, 07/16/12 | 8 Comments
Why you should Consolidate your 401K’s into a Rollover IRA

Consolidating your 401K’s into a rollover IRA has become an absolute necessity. Why? Most of us are collecting them like memorabilia.
There is no loyalty in the workplace any longer – from both employees and employers.
The …

2012 Traditional & Roth IRA Maximum Contribution Limits
Mon, 10/24/11 | 3 Comments
2012 Traditional & Roth IRA Maximum Contribution Limits

Update: the 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 maximum IRA contribution and income limits have since been announced.
Last week, I reported the IRS announcement of the 2012 maximum 401K contribution limit increase. Right after, a few readers …

Invest in a Roth IRA or 401K?
Tue, 05/17/11 | 17 Comments
Invest in a Roth IRA or 401K?

It may seem like common knowledge to some, but the question on whether one should invest in a Roth IRA or a 401K is BY FAR the most common question I get from young professionals …


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