How to Tackle Your Debts in 2011

How to Tackle Your Debts in 2011

Many people set themselves financial objectives, and I think it’s a great way to keep you financially motivated and focused. It’s a harsh fact of life that getting in debt is so much easier than getting out of it, however with a correct plan of action you can make it easier. Before you can ever

Choosing Which State’s 529 Plan to Use

Choosing Which State’s 529 Plan to Use

There are tons of articles discussing which State’s 529 Plan to use, however, most seem to focus on expense ratios and fund choices.  While those variables are obviously important I believe there is another issue that is often ignored.  By living in a certain State and participating in that certain State’s 529 Plan you may receive an

Required Minimum Distributions in 2010

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!

Welcome Baby Boy

I had mentioned that The Wife Was Pregnant well as you can tell from the title of the post, my tweets and my lack of online activity in the past couple days we had our baby!  Before anyone asks in the comments, Yes, I refer to her as The Wife in real life and Yes

4 Common Money Mistakes to Avoid

4 Common Money Mistakes to Avoid

Whether you call it wasted money, flushing money down the toilet, or lost cash, the bottom line is that even simple money mistakes can compound and quickly drain your financial aspirations. Avoiding these all-too-common money mistakes will only enhance all aspects of your life, so put away any sense of shame and start changing your