social issues

Cheap in America: Who Gives More?

Personal Finance
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I came across this interesting video on who gives more? Poor, rich, or middle class? Liberal or conservative? Some of the stats might surprise you.

Why A Lack Of Communication Is Detrimental To Marriage And Retirement Planning

Retirement Planning
Marriage And Retirement

When we think about saving up for our golden years, we often consider 401k contribution limits, Roth IRA tax benefits, and withdrawal rates. However, one major component of planning for one’s future is usually missing; most people fail to consider both marriage and retirement when thinking ahead. Marriage And Retirement Planning: The Need For Communication […]

8 Exceptions to the 10% Penalty for an Early IRA Withdrawal

IRAs
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Need cash?  Thinking about taking an IRA withdrawal? Think long and hard because you may have to pay  a nice little 10% penalty for early IRA withdrawals! IRA penalty – Oh yeah, Uncle Sam will love you! If you are age 59 1/2 or older, you can take an IRA withdrawal without any penalties at all. If […]