401k Fees Are Devouring Your Retirement Savings: Here’s How to Spot Them

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401k fees can cost tens of thousands of dollars in retirement savings over your lifetime. Hidden fees. Service fees. Registration fees. It doesn’t seem like much, but enough of them over time will consume your bottom line. Learn what the different fees are in your 401k and how to avoid them.

Retirement Spending: Don’t Run Out of Money with This Game Plan

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Most of us dream of retirement, sleeping in, no commute, all of our days will belong to us, and we can use them to do whatever we want. For those into the FIRE (Financial Independence, Retire Early) movement, retirement might be just around the corner. For those planning to retire at the traditional age of 65, it might be decades away.

Safe Withdrawal Rate: 4 Simple Strategies for Successful Retirement

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Retirement used to mean a gold watch and pension. Times change. Today, retirement for most people is driven by an investment portfolio. But building your nest egg is only one part of the equation. It comes down to one question when you’re ready to retire: how do you manage it?

16 Realistic Ways to Make One Million Dollars

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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.

The 4% Rule: Is It the Superior Retirement Planning Strategy?

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Planning, discipline, and, of course, saving are all needed to fund a retirement. But what happens when it’s time to retire? How much can you spend each year? How can you make sure you don’t run out of all the money you saved?

The Golden Butterfly vs the All Weather Portfolio: An In-Depth Guide

The All Weather Portfolio and The Golden Butterfly

We’re putting two portfolios head to head. When it comes to the All Weather Portfolio versus the Golden Butterfly, which comes out on top?

Retire or Not To Retire with Roger Whitney

Roger Whitney: The Retirement Answer Man

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

The Most Productive Thing You Can Do is Ignore The Numbers

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Too much data and information is a bad thing when it comes to investing. Stop stressing and start investing!

Better Know a Millionaire with Laurie Itkin

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Learn lessons from millionaire Laurie Itkin in our “Better Know a Millionaire” show. Laurie explains how she became a millionaire before the age of 40.

The Infinite Banking Concept: How To Be Your Own Bank

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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.

There Are Pillars of Financial Freedom on the Path to Freedom

"Financial freedom is available for those who learn about it and work for it." —Robert Kiyosaki

Whether you are sitting here reading this with a couple of dingy nickels you scraped out of the bottom of your buddy’s couch to your name or are using 100 dollar bills as paper towels, these four pillars of financial freedom are the keys to increasing your assets.

The Truth About The FIRE Movement

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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 SEP IRA Rules, Benefits and a Lofty Contribution Limit

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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.

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

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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?

Becoming Wealthy is a Choice

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Very few people wake up one day and just become wealthy. Being wealthy is a choice that you make and a way that you live your life. Work less, live more!

How to Use the Roth Conversion Ladder Like a Hero

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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.

Understanding The 457(b) Retirement Account in a Hurry

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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.

What You Need To Do Now To Achieve Early Retirement

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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.

It’s Never Too Early To Start Retirement Planning

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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.

HSAs: The Ultimate Tax-Advantaged Account for Your Portfolio

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Health insurance is so complicated. We deep dive into HSA plans so you can get the most out of your health care dollars.

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