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Money is Emotional: Money Scripts

Do any of these “money scripts” describe your attitude towards money (or your spouse’s)? Money ...
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Born in the 1950’s? You’re in Your Tax Planning Window

How you position and withdraw your money before retirement and in the early years of ...
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New SECURE Act takes Aim at Large IRAs and 401(k)s

IRA’s or 401(k)’s with over $500k in assets may cause tax headaches for beneficiaries who ...
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When Do You Want to be Taxed?

Traditional IRAs vs. Roth IRAs vs. Investment Accounts As an incentive to encourage Americans to ...
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Modeling Your Personal Finances: Part 1

In engineering and physics (my first two careers), the use of computers to model the ...

The New Way: Investing for the 99%

For some people “investing” sounds like a risky, complicated activity that only the richest 1% ...

Is Stock Picking a Myth?

Yes (1).  Then why do otherwise logical, analytical people believe they can beat the market ...

The Cost of Debt

Debt is often necessary on the path to financial success, but it is probably the ...

The Cost of Inflation

Inflation is a critical issue in financial planning because it is essentially a tax on ...

Modeling Your Personal Finances: Part 2

Software that models what I like to call a “Financial Life Plan” has greatly improved ...

Happy Money !

Mo’ Money, Mo’ Satisfaction: Once people are able to meet their basic needs for food ...

Do You Pay a High, Moderate or Low Income Tax Rate?

There are currently seven U.S. Federal income tax rates in the IRS tax tables ranging ...

Are U.S. Stocks Expensive?

One way to measure whether stocks are expensive is to compare the current price of ...

Individual Stocks are Risky!

Over the past 5 years, 34% of individual U.S. stocks lost money.  Over the same ...