Tag: ROTH

Five Big Mistakes Mutual-Fund Investors Make

March 29, 2018 | By Steven DiGregorio

So, you think you’ve got this investing game down, right? You got 6% of your paycheck going right into your company 401(k) plan, invested in mutual funds. The plan is allocated to your Target Retirement Year or horizon (Target Date Funds) and it’s Auto Re-balanced 4 times/year!  Easy, peasey! Well, yes. Investing in mutual funds […] READ MORE


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Investment Strategies to Retire Early

March 24, 2016 | By Steven DiGregorio

  About a third of all Americans think that they will not have enough money saved to retire. Carefully planned and executed retirement strategies will get you there — it’s possible to even retire early.   Start executing these early retirement strategies today, you’ll be glad you did:   1. Determine the amount of money […] READ MORE


To Rollover or Not to Rollover Your 401(k)

February 6, 2016 | By Steven DiGregorio

When leaving a job, take some time to evaluate the benefits of a 401(k) rollover.  The reasoning has to be sound, so let’s look at a few things to consider when evaluating the merits of rolling over 401(k) assets into an IRA. 1. Consolidation – Moving all of your 401(k) accounts at different former employers to […] READ MORE


Successful Retirement Planning Strategies For Women

September 27, 2015 | By Steven DiGregorio

Everyone faces similar challenges in planning for their long-term financial goals, such as a successful retirement. But women seem to have a few unique obstacles to overcome. Fortunately, through a well conceived financial plan and implementing a solid strategy, women can alleviate those obstacles: Longer life expectancies – Women on average live seven years longer […] READ MORE


Suddenly Single? Start Fresh: Protect Finances

June 17, 2015 | By Steven DiGregorio

Losing a spouse through death or divorce can be emotionally devastating and is often a difficult time to make important life decisions. Yet it’s this very time that attention needs to be paid to important financial matters such as retirement assets, budgeting on a single income, appropriate insurance, or reviewing Social Security benefits.  Should you become […] READ MORE


6 things you should know about IRA contributions

April 7, 2015 | By Steven DiGregorio

Even though the new year has begun, it may not be too late to make a traditional IRA contribution for the last tax year — if you’ve not already done so. The contribution deadline is April 15. If you qualify for a deductible contribution, you can lower last year’s tax bill by taking action by then. […] READ MORE


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