Posts Tagged ‘portfolio allocation’

An economic stimulus idea. What do you think?

A penalty free one time withdrawal allowance from your personal retirement plan be it a 401k or IRA. The amount would be limited to say, 10% or $10,000 whichever is smaller of the employee portion of the contributions to prevent those that don’t really need it from floating themselves an interest-free loan. The payback period…

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MeltDown #478 EMERGENCY ECONOMIC STABILIZATION

H.R. 1424 Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/C?c110:./temp/~c110JIik9X section 7701(a)(37) of such Code), in a distribution described in section 408(d)(3) of such Code, and (II) in the case of any other eligible retirement plan, in an eligible rollover distribution (as defined under section 402(f)(2) of such Code), and (ii) as having transferred the amount…

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Careers in Financial Planning : Education of a Financial Planner

Financial planners need an education that is a combination of formal education, life experiences and an understanding of how to manage money. Find out how financial planners come from numerous walks of life with help from a financial strategist and consultant in this free video on education for financial planners. Expert: Ted Schmidt Contact: www.flgus.com…

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Debt Consolidation Services: Free vs Paid, Which Are Better?

Free or paid, debt consolidation services are debt consolidation services, right? Wrong! More often than not people fall into the trap, the reason being incomplete information on the industry and inadequate knowledge on how the industry runs. But before we proceed further into the discussion, we must also take into notice the underlying factors that…

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The Best Secret in Investment and Trading – Compound Interest

Albert Einstein – yes, he of “e equals mc squared”, said that compound interest was the greatest mathematical discovery of all time, and this brief summary might just convince you how right he was. When one first examines a potential investment, it is natural to look at the headline expected rate of return, but it…

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How To Watch a (Stock Market) Bottom

Recently, Lisa and I were waiting to be seated at a Kittery, Maine restaurant. The hostess stood to our left; we sat waiting. I avoided looking in her direction until Lisa said, “I like those jeans.” Well, we both acknowledged the jeans and the genes. I said to Lisa, “Now that’s a bottom to notice.”…

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