Fighting The Debt Tsunami

The US government is spending borrowed money into oblivion; the debts will never be able to be repaid. Whether it is default, Venezuela-type inflation, or both – we’re all going to suffer the consequences. Chuck Butler recently discussed how inflation, and losing the dollar as the world’s reserve currency, will impact everyone’s standard of living. Some will fare better than […]

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It’s A Good Time To Consider A Roth IRA!

Friend Henry M. sent an article about Roth IRAs. This is the time of the year to review things and make necessary decisions. The article asks the right questions while stressing consulting a fiduciary advisor, with tools and encouraging readers to find one. It’s a cleverly worded referral service earning fees from advisors. Most financial advisors earn ongoing fees for […]

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Rolled Your 401k Into A Self-Directed IRA? What Comes Next?

Today I can fess up to a secret… Lou Betancourt, founder and president of Street Authority contacted me. I was flattered when someone as highly respected as Lou asked for permission to publish some of our articles. Street Authority has several subscription investment publications and a mailing list 100+ times bigger than our little publication. I’d love to have them […]

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IRA and 401k Investment Decisions YOU must make

Adults are faced with many tough decisions. Your career, education and picking a partner (or none at all) are common examples. While you may consult with experts, family, and friends, some decisions you must make for yourself. The consequences of those decisions may impact the rest of YOUR life. “I’ll worry about retirement later” is a decision, and a bad […]

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To Roth or Not to Roth, That is the Question

In a recent article I outlined some virtues of rolling over a traditional IRA or 401 (k) into a Roth IRA. As baby boomers transition into retirement their concern moves from accumulating wealth to keeping it. Today we are going to learn from a professional who deals with these issues regularly – a certified expert. Good friend Jeff White, President […]

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Dump Your Business Partner – NOW!

Good friend Alex N. recently sent me an article from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, “IRA Clock is Ticking”. Author Tim Grant warns, “If seniors unknowingly miss the Dec. 31 withdrawal deadline, it ends up costing them dearly in the form of a tax penalty that amounts to 50 percent of what they should have withdrawn.” He explains the Required Minimum Distribution […]

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