Category Archives: Retirement

Outstanding Items: My New Car (sort of), 401(K), and My New Headphones

Dude, I Totaled My Car (Update 3): I have been living the past 5 and a half weeks without a vehicle.  I have updated the status of my search for its replacement once, shortly after my initial post about my accident and my carless situation.  At this point I have foolishly put all my eggs […]

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Ignore the Stupid Media – The Roth IRA isn't Going Anywhere

Alright, I am going to beat up on an innocent man today, but Ron Leiber’s article in the NY Times last week about Roth IRAs sent me over the edge.  I am a huge proponent of the Roth IRA, as are a lot of other personal finance bloggers (see my post on turning $5000 into […]

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Turning $5,000 into $110,000 (Tax Free) – All it takes is time

Yes, you can easily turn $5,000 into $110,000.  No, it’s not a scam and no, you can’t do it overnight.  Today I will be going through the ins and outs of a Roth IRA.  A Roth IRA is a retirement account that has significant tax advantages compared to other retirement accounts. A Traditional IRA and […]

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Category Archives: Retirement

Outstanding Items: My New Car (sort of), 401(K), and My New Headphones

Dude, I Totaled My Car (Update 3): I have been living the past 5 and a half weeks without a vehicle.  I have updated the status of my search for its replacement once, shortly after my initial post about my accident and my carless situation.  At this point I have foolishly put all my eggs […]

Read the full article »

Ignore the Stupid Media – The Roth IRA isn't Going Anywhere

Alright, I am going to beat up on an innocent man today, but Ron Leiber’s article in the NY Times last week about Roth IRAs sent me over the edge.  I am a huge proponent of the Roth IRA, as are a lot of other personal finance bloggers (see my post on turning $5000 into […]

Read the full article »

Turning $5,000 into $110,000 (Tax Free) – All it takes is time

Yes, you can easily turn $5,000 into $110,000.  No, it’s not a scam and no, you can’t do it overnight.  Today I will be going through the ins and outs of a Roth IRA.  A Roth IRA is a retirement account that has significant tax advantages compared to other retirement accounts. A Traditional IRA and […]

Read the full article »