ONE OF THE WORSE MISTAKES YOU CAN MAKE WITH YOUR 401 – (K) WHEN CHANGING JOBS

ONE OF THE WORSE MISTAKES YOU CAN MAKE WITH YOUR 401- K WHEN CHANGING JOBS Several years ago, a good friend confided she cashed out her 401K and spent the money. At the time I thought an unwise decision. But of course being less diplomatic (hard to believe right) I said something more in the line of: YOU DID #$@% WHAT ?  I was reminded of this story last week, when I ...

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DID YOU BUY, HOLD OR SELL IN OCTOBER – WHILE THE MARKET LOST $2 TRILLION?

Many investors both institutional and individuals sold in October 2018. What about you? I am not smart enough to guess the best time to get out and return to the market, so I held my positions. I have survived numerous corrections, like this October 2018, where I lost significant PAPER Net-Worth. BY recognizing my inability to time the market and just sit still, my Net-Worth increases most years. Taking No Action ...

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DO YOU LOVE YOUR ADULT KIDS? IF YES – HELP THEM TO A STRONG FINANCIAL START IN LIFE!

My Dad and Mom, helped prepare me to become successful. As a father, I have that same responsibility to help my daughter succeed. I constantly read how the majority of Americans live check to check. I have been laid off too many times to live check-to-check! My parents taught me the value of budgeting, living beneath my means, growing my emergency savings, etc and I survived ...

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401 K – THE MOST AMAZING MILLION DOLLAR INVESTMENT

Last week I interviewed my young friend Jake and we discussed his family’s primary investments tools, including the 401-K Plan (401-K). The absolute best investment vehicle I and MILLIONS of other Americans utilize is the 401-K. Yet, of the 79% of Americans who have access to fund a 401-K, only 41% participate. Let me explain why 59% are making a huge mistake that will cost them dearly in the future…say ...

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The Magic of Compound Interest

This week, lets start with a quiz: How much money would you have today, if you had invested $10,000 in an S&P 500 Index Fund, in 1980?  With no additional deposits. That’s right one $10,000 deposit and no more! A.  $380,000 B.  $276,000 C.  $433,000 D.  760,000 I will show you the correct answer below and how much you could potentially earn if you did the same thing today. First, lets talk about compound Interest.  Although, ...

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