Tagged: retirement planning

Life is Short 0

Death, Near Death, and Retirement

Johan was one of my closest friends in high school and college. He was like a cat. No matter what gets thrown his way, he always lands on his feet. He has a little...

529 College Savings Plan at Fidelity 3

529 College Savings Plan at Fidelity

We all know about 401k and Roth IRA, but since I now have Baby Buck in the mix, I can add 529 in my quest for a golden retirement. Wait Buck, you’re sleep deprived!...

BI 016: Stick To Your Schedule 14

BI 016: Stick To Your Schedule

In case you missed my last podcast, check out BI 015: Blogcast FM with Srinivas Rao.  Last week I missed doing my podcast for the first time in three and a half months.  I...

Do You Know Your 401k? 20

Do You Know Your 401k?

My co-workers and I caught up at the water cooler. The big news is our 401k was changing custodians. This sparked an interesting, but unexpected discussion about retirement. I’ve worked with Bubba and Sherlock...

Self Employed Retirement Planning 16

Self Employed Retirement Planning

My friend and I usually banter about sports, business, and life in general. Things took an interesting turn yesterday when he bashfully asked me about retirement. My eyes lit up. I’m no expert, but...

Vesting Period: Check It Or Lose It 13

Vesting Period: Check It Or Lose It

I read an article or two about retirement plans. One great piece of advice is to contribute at least enough to get your company’s maximum match. Sadly most of my company’s never matched. This...

Retirement Round Up One 5

Retirement Round Up One

A few weeks ago, my friend and I had a heated discussion about retirement. I was so busy blogging away and perhaps scared of retirement myself, I put it in the back of my...

Are self employed people screwed or are we all? 4

Are self employed people screwed or are we all?

My dear friend stumbled upon an article that got the juices flowing.  We may need more than one million dollars to retire safely.  I kind of knew this in my head, but this was...