Loyal3 – Is Fee-Free Investing For Real?

by Kevin Mercadante February 26, 2014

There are all kinds of investment brokerages hitting the market these days. But along comes one that advertises Fee-free investing. That sounds too good to be true, but it looks to be legitimate. Loyal3 is the platform, and while it won’t work for all investors, there are a select few who could seriously benefit from […]

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FutureAdvisor – A New Way to Get a Free Investment Checkup

by Ryan Guina February 21, 2014

Investing can be fairly complicated, even when you try to keep things simple. Follow the standard advice, and you’ll probably do all right – stick with low cost index funds and ETFs, and you’ll not only own a slice of the market, you will control your expenses, which leaves more money in your pocket and […]

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401k Plan Contribution Limits Increase for 2015

by Ryan Guina February 13, 2014

The IRS makes an annual assessment of retirement fund contribution limits, and will increase them if certain cost of living conditions are met. While the IRS won’t increase contribution limits every year, they also won’t decrease them either. At worst, contribution limits will remain stagnant. The good news is the IRS increased 401k contribution limits for […]

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TD Ameritrade Review

by Ryan Guina February 11, 2014

TD Ameritrade is one of the highest rated discount brokerage firms around, consistently ranking among the leading online stock brokers in a variety of industry lists, including the best broker for your IRA as rated by Kiplinger’s, and the #1 overall for brokerage for options traders, #2 for long term investors, and #5 overall for frequent […]

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How to Give Yourself a Raise Every Year

by John Schroeder February 5, 2014

How much of a pay raise did your employer give you last year? I personally did not receive any kind of raise, bonus, or cost of living increase from my full-time job last year. I have actually only received a small cost of living increase once from my employer in the past 4 years! To […]

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New Retirement Fund Option: MyRA

by Miranda Marquit February 3, 2014

During his 2014 State of the Union address, President Barack Obama unveiled a plan designed to encourage more people to save for retirement. The new account is called a MyRA, and it’s designed to be a sort of Roth IRA lite. Before you rush to open you account, however, you need to understand what it […]

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Traditional and Roth IRA Contribution Limits

by Ryan Guina January 14, 2014

Updated for 2015: One of the best ways to save for retirement is with an Individual Retirement Arrangement, or IRA. Because of the great tax advantages, the IRS places maximum contribution limits on IRAs. These caps are set by Congress, and can change from time to time. The IRS recently announced the 2015 Traditional and Roth IRA […]

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