Understanding The 457(b) Retirement Account in a Hurry

457(b)

Today we’re going to be talking about the Jean Claude Van Damme of retirement accounts- the 457(b) (also called the 457). The 457(b) is a flexible retirement vehicle that allows penalty-free early withdrawals, along with some pretty great catch-up options. Much like Jean Claude Van Damme, the 457 kicks some serious ass, but it’s not for everyone.

403(b) vs 401(k): Which Plan Retirement Plan is Better?

403b vs 401k

On your first day of your new job, you get handed a stack of papers about the companies retirement plan and you are undoubtedly confused. Don’t worry, we’ve all been there. What are the differences between a 403b vs 401k? Let’s find out.

Retire Happy – Optimize Your 401K Account With Blooom

blooom 401k

We’re joined by a previous guest. Chris Costello joins us to talk about how to retire happy when you optimize your 401K account with Blooom.

Everything You Need to Know About 401K Loans and When to Use Them

401k loan

Your 401k is meant to fund your retirement. But you can withdraw money from it earlier. Is borrowing against your 401K ever a good idea?

How to Use the Roth Conversion Ladder Like a Hero

Roth Conversion Ladder

Today we’re going to learn about the power of the Roth conversion ladder using a combination of personal finance words and poorly constructed metaphors. Should be a good time.

The Golden Butterfly and The All Weather Portfolio

The All Weather Portfolio and The Golden Butterfly

Ray Dalio created what is known as the All Weather Portfolio which contains the exact asset allocation you need to make money in any kind of economy. We’ll breakdown the All Weather Portfolio and the Golden Butterfly Portfolio.

The SEP IRA Rules, Benefits and a Lofty Contribution Limit

The SEP IRA Rules, Benefits and a Lofty Contribution Limit

Today we’re getting into the gritty details of what a SEP-IRA account is and whether it’s the right play for you. However, this retirement account isn’t for everyone. Know what the SEP-IRA rules are before opening yours.

Diversifying Your Retirement With Alternative Assets

Alto-Ira

We talk about portfolio diversity to insulate from risk. But if you want to ramp up returns, consider diversifying your retirement with alternative assets.

The First Investment Platform For Fine Art: Masterworks Review

masterworks-review

Masterworks is a unique investing platform that allows average Joes to invest in Picasso’s, Monet’s, and Warhol’s. Yep, multi-million dollar paintings are something you can actually get in on

16 Realistic Ways to Make One Million Dollars

one-million-dollars

If you want to become a millionaire, it’s entirely possible and easier than you think. No snake oil or voodoo, here, just 16 realistic ways to make one million dollars.

What You Need To Do Now To Achieve Early Retirement

early-retirement

Social security can be a relic of the past by the time Millennials reach the age of eligibility. We all need to take our retirement into our own hands. You don’t have to spend the whole prime of your life slaving for the man. The word retirement has many definitions, we’ll look at the new face of retirement.

Retire or Not To Retire with Roger Whitney

Retire or Not To Retire with Roger Whitney

Early retirement sounds ideal but is it always? Retire or not to retire with Roger Whitney, the retirement answer man.

How To Retire: What To Do With Your Time And Money

how to retire

We spent years accumulating money for retirement, but when we finally get there what do you do. Learn how to retire and what to do with your time and money.

It’s Never Too Early To Start Retirement Planning

retirement-planning

Since Social Security isn’t going to be enough for anyone looking to retire. You’ll need a more intuitive you-powered plan. Retirement planning is not as scary as you might think.

How Wills and Trusts Work, and Where to Start

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We’ll explain what a trust fund is, who needs one, if you need a will too, and how to set up a trust.

The Infinite Banking Concept: How To Be Your Own Bank

The Infinite Banking Concept: How To Be Your Own Bank

If you’ve ever heard of using your whole life insurance policy like a savings account to borrow against, then you’ve heard of the Infinite Banking Concept.

5 Questions: Profit Sharing, Tradelines, 403B’s

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We get a lot of listener questions, and sometimes we get the same question several times. When that happens, we know a 5 questions episode is in order! Today we bring you questions on profit sharing, tradelines, 403Bs, 401ks, and paying off debt.

The 4% Rule – A Retirement Spending Strategy

4%-rule

What is the 4% rule? It is the magic formula for early retirement. Make your money work for you while you no longer have to work.

The Truth About The FIRE Movement

fire-movement

If you read any personal finance blogs or listen to any personal finance podcasts, you’ve probably heard of the FIRE movement. We set about finding the truth about the FIRE movement.

The Roth IRA: Optimize Your Retirement Savings by Knowing the Rules

roth-ira-rules

We’ll show you what the Roth IRA rules are and how you can optimize them towards your retirement savings. You ready to tap into your inner financial badass?

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