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High Fees for 401(k) Participants

High Fees, Poor Choices Vex 401(k) Participants, Study Says July 24, 2013• Ted Knutson (originally published on Financial Advisor) High-cost investment choices by consumers and fiduciaries are substantially hurting 401(k) returns, according to a new study. More than 44 percent … Continue reading

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Today’s Economy May Make Tax-Deferred 401(k) Plans A Bad Deal

(The article below was published on the website FA-Mag.com today.  While I agree with the author’s description of the problem, I believe he ignored one valuable solution.  My response is shown below the article.) Today’s Economy May Make Tax-Deferred 401(k) … Continue reading

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The 401(k) Versus the IUL (Part One)

The 401(k) Versus the IUL (Part One) Which One Is Better For Building a Retirement Income? Advantages and Disadvantages of the 401(k)     I have noticed that the most popular article on this site is a comparison between the 401(k) … Continue reading

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Do Not Put All Your Eggs in a 401(k)!

In the video below, 60 Minutes looks at the problems of the 401(k) in 2009.  We’ve seen the stock market bounce back recently, but do you think most people have really benefited from this?  Please watch this video, then ask … Continue reading

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