Financial Advice Blog - Page 4

Resolve to "Keep it Simple" in 2014

by User    |  Retired, Army  |  San Antonio, TX  |  12-30-2013

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When it comes to New Year's Resolutions, less may be more...at least more effective!

Let Your Military Retirement Power Your Civilian Retirement

by User    |  Retired, Army  |  San Antonio, TX  |  12-23-2013

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Don't miss out on the opportunity that your military retirement offers to supercharge your savings and investments.

What Exactly is an IRA?

by User    |  San Antonio, TX  |  12-16-2013

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Want to get a better understanding of how to earn money inside an IRA? Think about candy bar wrappers, envelopes or even garages. Why? Because like each of these things, it's what's on the inside that counts.

How Do I Build Good Credit?

by User    |  San Antonio, TX  |  12-11-2013

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The first step to building good credit is understanding how credit is measured. Scott walks us through the components of a credit score and how much each one counts.

Unlocking the Mystery of Required Minimum Distributions

by User    |  Retired, Army  |  San Antonio, TX  |  12-09-2013

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The year is quickly winding down. For millions of Americans that means the window for taking annual Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs) from IRAs and other retirement plans is closing.

Despite the fact that we can lose money doing it, we continue to invest for our long-term goals. Why? Because we know we’ve got no real chance of accumulating the kind of money we’ll need to retire some day if we don’t. In other words, we’ve each decided that for us investing is not an option; it’s a necessity. And that may be the case for you, too.