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Should You Use Retirement Funds to Purchase a Home?

A recent survey shows that some millennials are using their retirement funds to finance down payments on homes. Is this a bad idea? Millennials using retirement funds to finance the down payment for a home isn’t a bad idea, but it may not be the best idea for everyone in …

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Prepare Today for Your Future Income Reduction After Retirement

The average retiree received $1,360.00 per month in 2017 from Social Security. That is $16,320.00 per year. This amount doesn’t seem like enough to survive anywhere in the United States. Company pensions have become less popular in the past ten years. That means financial security for Americans in their later …

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Retirement Funds: Self-Directed IRAs Explored

Are you looking to grow your retirement funds? Of course you are, we all are! Here is an idea that may benefit some of you who are reading this article.  Take a look at self-directed IRAs.  What is a self-directed IRA?  I am glad you asked.  Here is the simplest …

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The Crippling Effects of Debt

We are going to explore some of the ways debt affects our lives. Debt is a form of bondage that limits your freedom, and eventually keeps you from living your best life with each reckless purchase. Here are some of the ways debt can impact your life without you even …

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Choosing a Retirement Account that Best Suits You

Did you know… According to the IRS retirement can last for 30 years or more A retiree will need up to 80% of her annual income today to retire comfortably The average benefit amount paid monthly by the Social Security Administration is $1,177 You can work the rest of your …

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3 Types of Savings Funds You Should Have In 2017

One of the most important aspects of having money is saving it. When it comes to saving many fail, while others succeed. Many of us have savings goals, while many have no idea where to start. It’s a new year so let’s start our savings goals the right way! Below …

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Planning for Retirement

More baby boomers (the large generation born between 1946 and 1964) will be retiring soon. Or will they? A survey from AARP showed that 40% of baby boomers will work until they die. Why is that? Many Americans are not in the position to retire even if they are of …

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It’s Never Too Early to Plan for Retirement

Golden Nest Eggs

“You’re too young to be thinking about retirement.” That’s a phrase some of you have probably heard or have even told yourself. The truth is, you’re not too young to think about it and definitely not too young to plan for it. You may have told yourself that you’ll plan for it later …

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