It is common today for employers to allow workers to take loans from their 401(k) account. While employers are not required to permit these loans, in any given five-year period, as many as 40 percent of employees may borrow money from their 401(k) accounts.* When you borrow from you 401(k), you must pay back the…

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In recent news, we’ve witnessed the fallout of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, where officials falsified records to hide the amount of time former service members have had to wait for medical appointments. As if health care doesn’t get enough bad press, this is just one more scandal indicating the dire need to overhaul…

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We blog, tweet, post. Read, skim, search. We can now receive so much of our information online, on demand, and choose exactly what sources from which to receive it. We’re no longer limited to three nightly newscasts and our daily local paper. [CLICK HERE to read the article, “The Future of the News Business: A…

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Whether or not you are an environmental advocate, it’s a good idea to incorporate principles of conservation and sustainability in your retirement income strategy. Much like energy resources, it’s important for retirement income sources to be sustainable –meaning they should last as long as you do. One example of this is Social Security. To help…

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