Optimizing The Saver’s Tax Credit With A Traditional IRA

19 July 2017
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Tax filers who participate in a company-sponsored retirement plan are sometimes surprised to learn that they are eligible for an extra tax credit. The tax credit is in addition to the regular tax-deferral benefits of a retirement plan. Other working individuals who are not in a company retirement plan may also receive the additional tax credit if they contribute to an individual retirement account. The tax credit is officially known as the " Read More 

3 Ideas About What To Do With Your 401K When You Have Retired

17 February 2017
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If you are planning on retiring this year, then it is important to decide what you are going to do with your 401k account. It's a big decision since this will be the money which you use to survive. It will help supplement your Social Security income, which might not be enough to cover your bills. However, you need to choose what to do with your 401k funds. Here are three ideas to consider. Read More 

Things You Need To Consider Before Meeting With Your Financial Planner

19 September 2016
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The first thing you need to learn about managing your money correctly is the importance of setting financial goals for yourself. If you don't know what it is you're trying to achieve, your financial planner will have a hard time determining what to do with your money. For example, if your number one goal is purchasing a home in the next few years, investing your money in stocks, bonds, and annuities might not be your best option. Read More 

Retirement Planning For The Freelance Contractor: Tips For You

5 July 2016
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Many people who work for an employer may take for granted the availability of 401(k) retirement packages and other retirement savings accounts that employers offer and contribute to. Freelance contractors, on the other hand, do not automatically have that retirement safety net offered to them. Being a freelancer has many advantages, but one of the decided disadvantages is a lack of retirement benefits. However, a financially conscious freelance contractor can make sure that they set themselves up for a comfortable retirement. Read More 

Four Things A Beginning Forex Trader Should Know

14 March 2016
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Currency trading can be an exciting aspect of investing, but if it is done without research and skill, it can become costly to your finances. If you are interested in trading foreign currencies, there are a few important things to keep in mind. The following are three of the most important. Focus on a single currency pair There are several currency pairs that can be bought and sold. For example, you can trade in United States dollars and Euros, or you can trade in Japanese Yen and Euros. Read More