The office at JAG is closed for now, but I plan on making an appointment asap. So, I was hoping for the best info I could get before I consult an attorney. Husband is Army E-4 with 7.5 years in, no articles 15’s. DC BAH is around $1790. Been married the last 4.5 years of…

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http://westcapitaladvisor.com This component of the Loss Recovery and Savings Multiplication Program can double spendable retirement distributions from existing qualified retirement plan and IRA savings Duration : 0:6:32

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When you want to get started with financial planning the basics are the place to start. This article looks at the 3 Basic Buckets To Put Your Money. There are additional resource links at the end of this article. There are different places that you can put your money. None are right for every situation.…

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Andrew plans to retire in 60 years. He is thinking of investing his retirement funds in stocks, so he seeks out information on past returns. He learns that over the 101 years from 1900 to 2000, the real (that is, adjusted for inflation) returns on U.S. common stocks had mean 8.3% and standard deviation 20.8%.…

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Many companies offer a 401K retirement plan in which they match the employee’s contribution up to a certain amount. Decide if a 401K retirement account is a good investment with tips and advice from an experienced financial adviser in this free video. Expert: Patrick Munro Contact: www.northstarnavigator.com Bio: Patrick Munro is a registered financial consultant…

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There’s a new kind of defined retirement plan on the market, but you may have to ask your employer to add it to your current plan. In 2001, Congress passed the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act (EGTRAA), which provided a variety of changes, adjustments and extensions to rules for retirement plans to be…

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The provisions fall into the following three themes: 1) Traditional savings accounts; 2) IRAs and their contribution limits; 3) Addressing minimum distributions from retirement accounts for seniors. Specifically, the legislation would do the following: – Exclude up to $500 (twice that amount for married couples) of interest income from gross income annually. – Permanently increase…

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I’m waiting for a distribution (one time payment) on a retirement plan. I have a lump sum payment coming in October (the plan administrator insists on a 90 day waiting period). Who would I ask to get an immediate payment (minus a fee) on this? I’ve seen ads for lump sums for injury settlements, but…

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Here are the six key topics but what would be your top 3-5 specific questions? Why? Cash Management Making the most of your income Reducing your debt Taking control of your credit Assessing your current situation Traditional savings vehicles The impact of inflation How much cash? Risk Management Reducing financial risk Protecting your property and…

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