Category Archives: Qualified/Retirement

Take Personal Responsibility for Your Retirement it is Your Problem

I am not sure where I fall on the issue of egregious CEO compensation, but there is never a shortage of people attacking CEOs for making too much money.  Like a lot of things in life, the issue itself doesn’t excite me as much as trying to understand the extremes on both sides.  So IContinue Reading

How to Retire Wealthy

This is a Guest Post by Fellow Yakezie Member, Derrick from Life and Finances. Personally, I love the name of this website, “My Journey to Millions”. Perhaps some of you think it’s egotistical to proclaim that you’ll be a millionaire, but I’d have to say that you’re dead wrong. We should all be on ourContinue Reading

Social Security Gets Rid of the Pay Back Option

Despite my hatred for Social Security it will continue to be an important part of most retirees world and way back in 2009 I discussed a social security planning opportunity that has recently been taken away by the Social Security Administration. I was shocked to discover that before December 2010 you were actually able toContinue Reading

Required Minimum Distributions in 2010

As part of the economic recovery the federal government suspended required minimum distributions in 2009, but RMDs are back for tax year 2010 and forward so a Required Minimum Distribution primer is definitely needed.  While there are actions you can take if you forget your RMD it is much easier to be proactive and actually take your RMD!Continue Reading

Repost of my First Post Picked Up By Main Stream Media – My Journey to Millions Almost 2 Year Anniversary

August 5th, 2010 will be 2 years for My Journey to Millions! To put that in perspective: High School was 4 years College was 4 Years Law School was 3 years I have been Married 2 years and 2 months For the next couple days I am going to re-post some REALLY old posts. TodayContinue Reading

Would You Opt Out of The Social Security Ponzi Scheme?

Maybe the title is a little unfair, but take a look at the definition of a Ponzi Scheme by the SEC and tell me Social Security as it exists today doesn’t fit? A Ponzi scheme is an investment fraud that involves the payment of purported returns to existing investors from funds contributed by new investors.Continue Reading