The mutual fund industry has a nice image of low fees and good returns, but what will you find when you look deep inside the mutual funds books?
Many of us plan thoughtfully for all kinds of life goals. Yet many of us spend impulsively, using our money on the moment rather than saving or investing it for the future.
I play tennis and have for many years. I also have a very competitive nature and really hate to lose, especially when I believe I “gave” a match away; that I made too many mistakes.
Since much of the country has recently spent a lot of time watching the Weather Channel and getting a refresher on how hurricanes work, it’s the perfect opportunity to see what we can learn about retirement planning from a discussion about hurricanes…
Most of us know it is smart to save money for those big-ticket items we really want to buy, a new TV, a car, how about a house? You may not realize that probably the most expensive thing you’ll ever buy in your lifetime is your retirement.
You’ve probably heard of the Robin Hood story. He’s the one who takes from the rich and gives to the poor. That sounds great unless you are the one he is taking from!
Take out a dollar bill from your wallet and look at it. Now take out a second dollar bill and look at it. They look pretty similar, don’t they? They spend at the grocery store the same.
We’d all like to be able to hit home runs, but the truth is that there just aren’t that many home run hitters out there, even at the pro levels.
You’re about to receive a distribution from your 401(k) plan, and you’re considering a rollover to a traditional IRA. While these transactions are normally straightforward and trouble-free, there are some pitfalls you’ll want to avoid.
Just the other days I was meeting with a CPA in my area reviewing our planning process. It’s inevitable that when I review our planning process called Simplicitree we get into investment strategies.