Monthly Archives: June 2011

The Different Types of IRAs

Want to know more? Many Americans know about Roth and traditional IRAs … but there are also many other types of IRAs. Here’s a quick look at several basic classes of IRAs, as well as some variations and additional information. Traditional IRA. (Contribution limit of $5,000, $6,000 if you are 50 or older)1 A traditional…
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A Woman's Financial Reality

Will this be your future? Did you know that Social Security income represents two-thirds of income for women 65 and older? Did you know that without Social Security, an estimated 58% of widows aged 65 and older would live in poverty? 1 These findings are from a 2010 U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee report. As…
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When Will The Debt Ceiling Affect Stocks

August 2 looms. That is the absolute deadline for raising the federal debt ceiling, according to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner. The U.S. actually “hit” the $14.3 trillion ceiling on May 16 but took “extraordinary measures”, in Geithner’s words, to avoid default. (Those measures included suspension of Treasury payments to the Civil Service Retirement and Disability…
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Refer a Friend, Win Cool Prizes

Our business grows because of people like you. We're fortunate to have earned your trust, and even more fortunate if you've sent your friends and family our way. Thank you, it's not something we take lightly.  Watch this video to learn how our 2011 Referral Rewards Program works and to see some of the awesomeness…
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The Debt Ceiling

Congress must think (and act) fast. In the middle of May, the national debt limit of $14.3 trillion will be reached. This means the federal government must increase the debt ceiling sufficiently to cover U.S. obligations through the end of 2012. It will undoubtedly happen, but not before a loud round of partisan politics is…
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