2017 Retirement Contribution Limits

2017 Retirement Contribution Limits

It’s important to know how much you can contribute to various retirement plans. Similar to my post in 2016, I have summarized many of the retirement contribution limits for 2017. This is not a comprehensive list, but it does cover the questions I receive most...
10 Financial Questions To Ask Yourself

10 Financial Questions To Ask Yourself

Here are 10 financial questions to ask yourself: How much money do you need to live every month? (This should be enough to cover all your fixed expenses (rent, utilities, phone bill, etc.), plus groceries, gas, and others things you’ll need, even though the...
A Friendly Reminder to File Your Taxes

A Friendly Reminder to File Your Taxes

Unless you file for an extension, taxes are due on Tuesday, April 18th this year. The point of this post is short and sweet: Don’t forget to file them! Recommendations In the past I have recommended both Turbo Tax and Fishback Tax. I know people who have had...
How Much is a Movie?

How Much is a Movie?

A couple weeks ago, I had a few friends over to watch a movie. After hearing high praise for Hell or High Water, and noticing it was available at Redbox, I decided to pick it up and invite a some friends over to watch it. (Note: This film is one of the Oscar-nominated...
Okay, But How Exactly Do I Invest?

Okay, But How Exactly Do I Invest?

My last post was A Q&A About Saving For Retirement, which seemed to successfully answer several questions – so thank you for asking and then providing feedback! I did receive a follow-up question (one I have heard in one way or another many times before)...
A Q&A About Saving for Retirement

A Q&A About Saving for Retirement

You asked, and I answered! Here are the common questions I’ve received about saving into retirement accounts, complete with answers. I hope you find this helpful. 401(k), 403(b), and TSP Accounts Note: These accounts work similarly, and I’ve used the names...