Posts by Rick

Retirement Planning for Veterans – Investment Options You Must Make the Most Of

Posted by on May 26, 2017 | 0 comments

Are you sure that your pension plan is sufficient to lead a comfortable life throughout your retirement? Can you guarantee that your lifestyle won’t change if the cost of living continues to rise? Can you count on your social security benefits for the rest of your life? It is important that you have a secure and steady stream of income that has you covered beyond your basic expenses. Military members surely have a great pension plan that assures a 50% pension after 20 years of service but unfortunately even a 50% pay is not enough to live a comfortable life throughout retirement. While it...

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Investing Your IRA in Real Estate and Alternative Assets

Posted by on May 22, 2017 | 0 comments

The options for investing your hard-earned retirement savings are numerous, each with its pros and cons. Among those options would be investing your IRA in real estate and other alternative assets by operating a self- directed IRA. One important thing to remember is that age is not a limiting factor to retirement savings; you can start as soon as you get your first job. If you are looking for a retirement vehicle to invest in, it is important to ask a trusted financial adviser on how best to invest your savings. For instance, if you desire to invest in stock market trading, you need to...

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What Do Financially Successful People Do Differently?

Posted by on May 19, 2017 | 0 comments

Whom do you consider to be financially successful? If your answer is ‘those individuals who make loads of money’, then the answer is partly true. You could have a ton of money but lose it in an instant due to a bad financial decision. On the other hand, you can build up a great financial portfolio and grow big financially, in spite of starting small, with smart decisions and choices. So, what makes someone financially successful? Read on. Here are some of the things that Financially Successful People Do Differently 1. They Keep a Check on their Thoughts and Emotions Financially...

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Why Should You Use a Roth IRA to Save for College (and Retirement)?

Posted by on May 12, 2017 | 0 comments

When it comes to putting money away for the years to come, you have quite a few options available. One of these is a Roth IRA, which could be your best choice when you’re planning your child’s education. As a parent, cutting down on a few small expenses and making the right choices now will help you offer your child a secure future! Use a Roth IRA to Save for College and retirement 4 Ways to Boost Your Savings Here are some tips that will help strengthen your personal finance strategy for college savings as well as retirement: Start Saving Early and Often – If you get used to saving...

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5 Compelling Reasons For Women To Make Retirement Planning A Priority

Posted by on May 8, 2017 | 0 comments

Saving for a secure future remains a primary goal for every wise individual be it a man or a woman. But, a woman, irrespective of her marital status, faces unique economic issues post retirement. A woman lives longer than a man and hence she needs more money to survive. She serves fewer years in the workforce as compared to a man because a woman is likely to give her career a break for raising children or to care for an elderly parent. These interruptions make it all the more difficult for a woman to obtain a promotion or a pay hike. A lower income coupled with lesser years in the workforce...

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