Using a Retirement Fund Loan to Buy a New Home – I Wish I Did That

“Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong.” That is an old and witty saying – something that used to be called an “epigram.” This saying is connected to the phrase, “Murphy’s Law.” No matter what you do or how you get ahead, the one thing that may hold you back or negate your progress will appear at the most inopportune moment. I spent almost a decade renting apartments when I...

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Can You Put Cryptocurrency in Your IRA?

Can You Put Cryptocurrency in Your IRA?
How’s your 401(k) or IRA doing? A typical 401(k) plan returns from 5% to 8% based on a portfolio of 60% stocks and 40% bonds and other conservative investments. If your retirement plan is not meeting expectations, you may be tempted by the high returns of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin – but should you be wary of incorporating cryptocurrency into your account? amzn_assoc_placement = "adunit0"; amzn_assoc_search_bar...

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Should You Invest or Pay Down Debt? 5 Questions to Ask Yourself

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The age old question. Paying off debt and investing are both super important and crucial to do if you ever want to improve your finances. But which one is more important? And which should you prioritize? The answer to this question truly depends on a variety of factors including your current situation and your future goals. While I can’t tell you exactly which option to prioritize at this time...

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Understanding U.S. Retirement Investment Accounts

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Jason is a financial advisor and Dave Ramsey-trained counselor that blogs over at WorkSaveLive. He aims to educate his readers on a variety of financial topics while sharing his family’s journey out of debt and a weekly delicious recipe.  Retirement Investment Accounts Hi Outlier Model readers! Understanding that many of you may be Canadian, Brian and CF requested that I talk a little about...

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