Monthly Archives: October 2013

71% of Middle-Income People Don’t Have a Written Retirement Plan

Last week we wrote about the majority of 401 (k) participants accumulating more debt than retirement savings.  According to a recent survey done for Wells Fargo, only 29% of middle-income people have a written retirement plan.  This is even with the … Continue reading

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60% Of 401(k) Participants Accumulated More Debt Than Retirement Savings

According to a recent article in Zero Hedge, 60% of 401 (k) participants accumulated more debt than retirement savings between 2010 and 2011.  This is even with the average plan participant deferring 8% of their annual income through their 401 … Continue reading

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Fitch Slapped – Don’t Use Government’s Playbook For Your Personal Budget!

It appears our “leaders” in Washington have cobbled some sort of budget deal together, another last-minute fiasco.  It was bad enough again this time for the rating agency, Fitch, to put our country’s credit rating under negative review. Don’t let … Continue reading

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What You Need To Know About The Affordable Care Act

Last week enrollment for the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, officially began.  For this reason, you’ve probably seen a lot of news about Obamacare lately, and it’s only going to increase.  It was a rocky start to say … Continue reading

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Shut Happens!

Depending on how you count it, the federal government has been shut down for the second day.  We seem to have lost all sense of discipline in our government, and this has been an unfortunate pattern for quite some time. … Continue reading

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