SO YOU DECIDED TO GIVE 3/4 OF A $$-MILLION TO A COMPANY WORTH $$-BILLIONS?

IT'S ALL ABOUT THAT MAGICAL 401K SILLY!    A powerful means to grow your wealth is accepting YOUR matching contributions from an employer into YOUR 401K plan. Employer matching 401K contributions means the employer contributes a certain percentage of your compensation to your retirement savings.  Because it is YOUR MONEY/PART OF YOUR COMPENSATION, companies must budget these matching funds.   Approximately 15% of employees decline to open a 401K and hence decline the matching funds.  Those ...

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WHEN FEAR RUNS HIGH, THE NEED FOR COURAGE MUST RUN HIGHER!

  THANK YOU TO ALL THE PEOPLE KEEPING AMERICA GOING!   A special thank you to all the men and women in health services who are staying on the job to protect us.  The men and women staffing and restocking grocery stories, drug stores and convenience stores.  And all the others going out every day to keep our economy going as close to normal as possible.  Thank you to those working in police, ...

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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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THE ABSOLUTE BEST WEDDING GIFT YOU CAN EVER GIVE YOUR CHILD!

BEST WEDDING PRESENT! This weekend we are attending the wedding of my college best friend, Clifton’s son. The couple will have college loans as the bride is currently in Medical School. As parents, Clifton and I ponder the choice of paying for an expensive wedding versus INVESTING IN YOUR FUTURE. And as two financially conservative men, we advise reducing the wedding size and cost and investing the money. AVERAGE ...

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NOT SURE WHAT TO DO WITH YOUR 401K WHEN RETIRING? SOME OPTIONS

Congratulations on accumulating a YUGEEE portion of your retirement money in a 401-K! As you approach retirement you need to decide what to do with YOUR HARD EARNED MONEY, currently sitting in one or more 401K Plans. This is a nice problem to have!  SOME OPTIONS FOR AFTER RETIREMENT Keep your money in your 401-K Plan(s).Roll into an IRA or a ROTH IRA and convert to Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), to lower fees.There ...

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“I PITY THE FOOL” WITH THESE KIND OF FINANCIAL TROUBLES!

IDENTIFY THE CAUSES OF PROBLEMS AND FIND SOLUTIONS This is an age test.  Who remembers Mr. T.?  There was a brief spell where I dressed and looked like him! But all that gold was slowing me down! Thank you for reading Wealth-Building-Powers Blog. I am grateful for all 5 MILLION of you!   {Ok maybe a wee bit fewer than 5 Million} WHY OUT OF THE BLUE I STARTED WRITING AN INVESTMENT AND WEALTH BLOG There is a ...

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