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1 hr ago | Daily Fuel Economy Tip

The Importance of Proper Asset Allocation

Proper asset allocation is the key to any investment portfolio. The goal of asset allocation is to balance your risk and reward, and often times differs based on your age and lifestyle.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, 401K, Retirement

8 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Feds go after disgraced NBA ref's pension payment

Federal prosecutors are going after disgraced referee Tim Donaghy's pension to satisfy the restitution he still owes the National Basketball Association for his betting scandal case.


Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance

11 hrs ago | Kiplinger Online

Kimberly Lankford

If you have an HSA-eligible health insurance policy, then you can roll money over from a traditional IRA to an HSA and avoid a tax bill on that money when you withdraw it for medical expenses.


Related Topix: Personal Finance

15 hrs ago | Free Money Finance

Fourteen Ways to Avoid Paying Capital Gains

The following is a guest post from Marotta Wealth Management . I've stripped out the political commentary because it didn't really add anything, but am running the piece anyway because I think it lists some good ideas on how to avoid capital gains taxes if you really want to.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Personal Finance, 401K

19 hrs ago |

Taking stock - as an IRA distribution

DEAR HARRY: I turned 70 in October. That means that I have to take my first IRA distribution before April 15. I plan to take it this year.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Tax

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Houston Chronicle

How many years of income in your 401(k)?

How many employers are wasting the money they spend on employee match contributions? How much can a cost-efficient plan add to your retirement security? Those questions came to mind as I spent more time examining "The 401 Averages Book."


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Mutual Funds

Dallas Morning News

Avoid rollovers of IRA CDs

It's not unusual for a retiree to own multiple IRA certificates of deposit at once.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Estate Planning, Tax, Rockville Centre, NY

Village Life

What's smarter - paying off debts or investing?

It probably doesn't happen as much as you'd like, but from time to time, you have some extra disposable income.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Mortgage, Home


IRA Withdrawals Increase with Age

Withdrawals from individual retirement accounts tend to be driven largely by people who are 70-1 2 or more, according to new research.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, SourceMedia

Want to Meet Your Long-Term Money Goals Faster? Focus On The Short Term

When faced with the choice to splurge on a new iPad or make an additional contribution to your retirement account, we all know that the wiser thing to do would be to add to that 401 or IRA-after all, it's your long-term self that's at stake.


Related Topix: iPod touch App, Netflix, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Personal Finance, Financial Services


Tax Guy: 5 steps to prepare yourself for tax season

You probably think you have a good understanding of our beloved federal income tax system.


Related Topix: Tax, Healthcare Law, Law, Personal Finance, Home, Mortgage

The Hill

Social Security in decline: What the U.S. can learn from New Zealand's KiwiSaver program

This week's Social Security trustees' report contains rather dire projections, showing permanent and growing cash-flow deficits and impending trust fund exhaustion.


Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Social Security, Personal Finance, Retirement, Health, AARP, Heritage Foundation, Charitable Organizations

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Nu Wire Investor

Tax Changes You Should Be Aware Of

The following is a summary of the most important tax developments that have occurred in the past several months that may affect you, your family, your investments, and your livelihood.


Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Personal Finance, Retirement

Hispanic Business

American IRA Announces an Improved Real Estate IRA Guide Located on...

The Real Estate IRA guide is a wealth of information in concise, easy to read pages.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Home, Mortgage, Retirement

Hispanic Business

IRA Financial Group Sees New Trend of Hard Money Lenders Using...

Due to the strong real estate market and continued lack of available financing, there has been string demand from real estate developers and builders for real estate related loans.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Real Estate, Retirement

Seeking Alpha

Conatus Pharmaceuticals: Large Upside With Attractive Risk And Income Profiles

By using a covered-call strategy one can build a position with 100% upside potential coupled with an attractive risk profile and attractive income.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Financial Markets, Biotech, Science / Technology, Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Financial Services, H and Q Life Sciences Investors

Kiplinger Online

Be Wary of Advice to Do an IRA Rollover

If you have a 401 from a previous job, you've likely been urged to "take control of your retirement savings."


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Marketing

5 Land Mines to Avoid in Funding Your 401

NEW YORK -- There are 513,000 401 plans in the U.S., with 73 million plan participants accounting for $3.8 trillion in total assets .


Related Topix: TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Computers, Personal Finance, Retirement

Insurance News Net

Nonspousal Inherited IRA Assets Protected In 7 States

Bankrupt investors lucky enough to benefit from nonspousal inherited individual retirement accounts are better off living in some states.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Economics News, Bankruptcy, Retirement, US News, US Supreme Court, Estate Planning

JD Supra

Change in One-Per-Year Rollover Rules on IRA

Typically a taxpayer does not have to include in gross income an amount distributed from an IRA if the funds are placed into another IRA within 60 days.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Tax, Retirement