Tag Archives: retirement

Why Credit Card Debt Can Derail Retirement Savings

This from the Business Insider website: Today’s Smart Investor tip comes from Darla Mercado at financial publication InvestmentNews. While most workers consider saving for retirement a simple calculation of plan type, contribution rates, and investment allocation, Mercado says the impact of high consumer debt levels is often overlooked. “Credit card balances and mortgages take a significant bite out… Read More »

It’s Not Your Money: Retirement Caps in Obama’s New Budget Plan

An interesting article from Independent Journal Review Did you think that was your money you earned and were saving for your golden years? Sorry, the Obama administration has other plans for your retirement and it doesn’t include you sunning yourself on a beach in Tahiti. The Obama administration is set to put caps on IRAs… Read More »

Obama Goes After Retirement Accounts

An interesting article from HumanEvents.com Yet another piece of rotted fruit spilling from the grim cornucopia of President Obama’s 2014 budget proposal is his summary judgement of how much other people can “fairly” keep in their retirement accounts, as reported by The Hill: President Obama’s budget, to be released next week, will limit how much wealthy… Read More »

Americans Rip Up Retirement Plans

I thought you would be interested in the following story from The Wall Street Journal. Nearly Two-Thirds of Those Between 45 and 60 Plan Delays, a Steep Rise From Two Years Ago The American workplace is about to get grayer. Nearly two-thirds of Americans between the ages of 45 and 60 say they plan to… Read More »