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How to avoid early withdrawal penalties

How to avoid early withdrawal penalties

October 21, 2019 / ©2019 M.A. Co. All rights reserved

To increase the likelihood that tax-preferred savings actually will be used for retirement, Congress included a 10% penalty tax on IRA and 401(k) distributions before the account owner reaches age 59½.…

Avoid these six financial false steps

Avoid these six financial false steps

October 08, 2019 / Christian Merritt

Money makes the world go ’round, and being irresponsible with your finances can leave your world in ruins. But if you avoid these costly blunders, that doesn’t have to be your situation.…

Four ways to stop living paycheck to paycheck

Four ways to stop living paycheck to paycheck

September 15, 2019 / Matthew Berger

For many people, the days just before payday are the hardest. With no savings and only a few bucks in the checking account, waiting for payday to come can feel like an eternity.…

Think hard before tapping your 401(k) balance

Think hard before tapping your 401(k) balance

September 10, 2019 / The Merrill Anderson Company

One of the features that make 401(k) plans so attractive is that your money is not completely out of reach should an emergency need arise.…

Pass it on: Make sure your hard-earned money is left to the right people

Pass it on: Make sure your hard-earned money is left to the right people

July 12, 2019 / Susan Rosenberg, JD

Building up your savings takes years of hard work. And at some point, you’ll want to make sure your hard-earned money is passed on safely to your children and grandchildren.…

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