October 27, 2010
“Choosing a Retirement Solution for Your Small Business” (www.choosingaretirementsolution.org), presents employers with a number of retirement plan options, and describes the advantages and features of each; from a simpler IRA-based plan to the more sophisticated automatic enrollment 401(k) plan. Even businesses with as few as two employees will find options using this new online tool.
For additional resources on retirement plan options, visit the EBSA Website at http://www.dol.gov/ebsa.
Individuals seeking more information about retirement planning can find assistance at the AICPA’s website, www.360financialliteracy.org. The 360 Degrees of Financial Literacy campaign teaches financial literacy to Americans in every stage of life. The site’s “Retirees” section under “Life Stages” provides guidance on retirement planning and related topics.
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Employee Benefits Security Administration and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
October 26, 2010
October 25, 2010
"In Women's Worth, CFP Eleanor Blayney breaks through the traditionally male-dominated field of financial advice to offer informtation you-- as a woman--can really use. Her frank approach intersperses practical advice with easy-to-do exercises that will help you understand your beliefs about money, learn the fundamentals of financial planning, and gain confidence in your financial know-how."
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October 22, 2010
- U.S. investors withdrew a record $70 billion from the stock market during the peak of the financial crisis in October 2008, and another $50 billion near the market low during Feb/March of 2009.
- As of Oct. 16, 2009—one year after the peak in liquidations—investors who remained in the stock market had fared better than those who exited at the peak of the crisis and stayed on the sidelines.
Halloween is a great time to get motivated to plan for retirement by watching this 30 second video