Wednesday , 22 May 2024

Finance

401(K) Fees: Here’s What Your Provider Doesn’t Want You To Know

The 401(k) plan gives 90 million Americans a way to make tax-deductible contributions to a retirement account directly from their paychecks with 71% of them believing that there are no fees at all associated with their plan. Nothing could be further from the truth! The vast majority of plans are characterized by huge commissions, expensively managed funds, and layer upon layer of additional – and often hidden – charges

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Are You In the American Middle Class? – Find Out With Our Income Calculator

The share of adults who are middle class varies widely across U.S. metropolitan areas. Our newly updated calculator lets you find out which group you fit in, first compared with other adults in your metro area and among American adults overall, and then compared with other adults in the U.S. similar to you in education, age, race or ethnicity, and marital status. Are you in the American middle class?

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Gold Confiscation: How Likely Is It To Happen Again?

Bron Suchecki, in an interview with Gregor Gregerson, discusses: •gold confiscation (like when FDR issued Executive Order 6102 in 1933), •how likely it is to happen again and •the possible impact of the occurrence of a gold confiscation event on different assets: bullion, jewelry, mining stocks and numismatics.

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10 Ways To Retire Early

Do you really want to spend more than 40 years of your life working? Do you really want to wait until after age 65 before finally allowing yourself to retire? There's no rule you have to wait that long. What do many early retirees have in common? Let's examine some common characteristics.

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Break the Debt Cycle & Start Living Within Your Means – Here’s How

Although the median household income in 2016 was $60,000, the average American family actually owes more than $100,000 in debt. Habitually buying more than you can afford, and juggling bills or relying on loans and credit cards...could get you to the point where it feels like you’re working simply to pay bills. No one wants to feel that way. Therefore, you need to break the debt cycle and start living within your means. Just how do you do that? There are a lot of ways you can get there, but here are a few suggestions:

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7 Ways to Stop – Then Recoup – Your Stock Market Losses (+2K Views)

Many investors have seen their net worth...decline sharply as a result of the current stock market correction. If you are among them, don’t panic. While there is nothing you can do to avoid the stock market from crashing you can take steps to prevent further losses and get back on the road to recovery. Here is a 7-step plan.

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