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Your retirement account options

{ 20 comments } various retirement account options

This is part 4 of my Retirement advice for young folks series. Last time, we talked about starting to invest as early as possible and this time we’ll go over some of the retirement accounts available. There are a few different retirement account options which could be confusing to young folks who just started their first job. […] Read More

Retirement advice for young folks

{ 49 comments } Retirement advice for young folks

We had some visitors this weekend. My brother, his wife, and her two brothers dropped by for a quick visit on their way to Vancouver, BC. It was great to see them and they had a great time playing with baby RB40. We talked about bit about my leaving the workforce and Matt asked what […] Read More

Investing Fundamental #6 – Roth IRA


If you don't have a Roth IRA account, you should open one to give yourself the more options in the future. Open an E*TRADE Roth IRA. No Fees. No minimums and get up to $600 when you rollover or transfer. April 17th is the last day to file the 2011 tax return and you can still contribute to the […] Read More

Retirebyforty’s Pools Budgeting


Ummm, this isn't about budgeting for a swimming pool although Google ads seem to think so. :D I've been using Mint.com for 6 months now and it is great for tracking expenditures, but I am getting a little tired of the "Exceeded budget for Gas & Fuel" emails. Actually, I moved on from Mint to […] Read More