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GF¢ 039: Reader Question: What is The Best Thing to Do With an Old 403(b)?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Well, whether you need PROFESSIONAL professional help is up for debate, but when it comes to your finances, don’t rely on Google. You need someone who knows what they’re doing.   Consider this example: I am 45 years old with 3 young children.   My biggest concern is […]

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The Ultimate Roth IRA Conversion Guide – Everything You Need to Know

I love the Roth IRA.   If I could wrap them up and give them away as birthday gifts, I would probably do it. Scratch that.   I would definitely do it! As much as I love the Roth IRA’s you would think that I would be all about converting your traditional IRA’s and old […]

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GF¢ 038: The 17 Worst Excuses For Not Saving For Retirement

Podcast: Play in new window | Download This post is part of the Retiree Next Door Movement, whose mission is to encourage people to stop procrastinating on planning their retirement. The movement is led by MoneyTips.com who are passionate about helping people retire comfortably.  They are so passionate about the topic that they they put together this […]

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10 Essential Factors of a Retirement Planning Checklist

If there’s one thing that you don’t want to do twice, that would be retiring. Imagine having to go back to work after you’ve called it quits. Yuck!! I’ve heard horror stories of this happening and the most common culprit is lack of planning. Planning your retirement is something you do not want to take […]

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GF¢ 037: 4 Ways to Save For Your Kids’ College Education (including what I chose)

Podcast: Play in new window | Download One day all my 3 boys are probably going to be attending college. You know what that means: $Cha-Ching. My wife and I already decided that we don’t plan to pay 100% of their tuition, but we will try to help them out so long as they are […]

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The Right Time to Buy Stock Is…..

It never fails. Anytime a new investor wants to get started investing, they always want to buy stock. Always. Doesn’t matter that they’ve never invested before. Doesn’t matter that they have no idea what makes a good stock. They just know that guys like Warren Buffet made a killing by buying stocks and they want […]

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16 Reasons That Your Budget Sucks

If you’ve ever started a budget, you’ve most likely started with good intentions. Sometimes your budget gets the job done, but other times, it’s a serious crash and burn that can leave you in worse shape than when you started. Every time I’ve tried to budget in the past, I would always start with a pad and […]

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