Posts Tagged: Retirement Planning

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What do physicians and Warren Buffet have in common? The ability to capture the public’s attention with expertise in an area of great interest. The public listens and takes note, but often doesn’t follow the advice offered. Right? One could argue that the follow-through rates for patients following your advice is actually much higher than those tuning in to what Mr. Buffet has to say. It’s interesting...

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The Big House

Try this data on for size.  According to the Census Bureau, the average square footage of newly-constructed, single-family homes in the U.S. increased by 56.5% from 1,660 square feet in 1973 to 2,598 square feet in 2013. Over the same period, however, the average number of people per household fell from 3.01 to 2.54. The average sales price of newly-constructed, single-family homes surged 419.2% from $62,500 in 1978...

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Savers Beware

Our government is at it again.  The proposed 2015 budget coming from the White House includes a few modifications to retirement accounts.  Most of the proposed changes reared their ugly heads in last year’s initial budget proposal, but all were eventually nixed before becoming law.  One new piece of legislation, however, targets Roth IRA accounts and would require those accounts be subjected to the same annual Required Minimum Distribution rules...

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