Roth IRA Basics, In a Question & Answer Format
Sun, 11/23/14 | 2 Comments

Roth IRA’s have become quite popular among the millennial generation (and beyond) and can be a great addition to your retirement savings arsenal. But Roths bring a lot of questions with them, so I wanted …

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2013 Maximum 401K Contribution Increased
October 18, 2012 | 41 Comments
2013 Maximum 401K Contribution Increased

Update: the 2014 maximum 401K contribution has since been announced

The IRS 2013 401K maximum was officially announced, and just like last year, there’s an increase in the 401K contribution limit once again!
The Maximum 401K Contribution in 2013

The …

Why Eyeglasses are so Expensive & how you can Pay Less
October 16, 2012 | 29 Comments
Why Eyeglasses are so Expensive & how you can Pay Less

Ever wonder why eyeglasses are so expensive?
60 Minutes had a really interesting piece on the Italian eyeglass manufacturer, Luxottica that helps explain why.
Luxottica manufactures just about every designer eyeglass brand in the market – Gucci, …

Interest Rates: APR vs. APY (and why it Matters)
October 10, 2012 | 6 Comments
Interest Rates: APR vs. APY (and why it Matters)

When comparing interest rates that a bank offers on a mortgage, home equity line of credit, car loan, credit card, certificate of deposit, or savings account, it’s important to know exactly what rate you are …

How Much Life Insurance Should you Buy?
October 3, 2012 | 16 Comments
How Much Life Insurance Should you Buy?

Life insurance is an interesting topic.
It involves a ton of guess-work and assumptions about your career.
It taps in to our fears around losing a loved one.
It’s often misrepresented as to what it is supposed to …

Expiration of Bush Tax Cuts? Romney Vs. Obama on Dividend & Capital Gains Tax Rates
October 1, 2012 | 11 Comments
Expiration of Bush Tax Cuts? Romney Vs. Obama on Dividend & Capital Gains Tax Rates

One of the most hotly debated political issues of the last few years has been on whether or not the Bush Era tax cuts on dividend and capital gains tax rates should continue or expire. …

Help! My Health Insurer won’t Pay the Bill!
September 26, 2012 | 14 Comments
Help! My Health Insurer won’t Pay the Bill!

My Health Insurer is Not Paying the Bill
I am willing to bet that many of you have encountered a situation where you noticed an error in your medical bill, but your health insurer delays in …


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