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Six Reasons Your 401(k) is a Scam

conventional financial wisdom, I’m used to that, so here goes… 401(k)s are a scam. Want proof? Here Are Six Reasons Why 401(k)s Are a Scam… Reason #1: The 401(k) Tax-Deferral…

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Five 401(k) Alternative Investments Options for Retirement

deal with all this? Are there good alternatives to 401(k)s?” Let’s take a look at the drawbacks to 401(k)s and good alternatives to them. The 401(k) drawbacks include: Unpredictable market…

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Why a 401(k) Loan isn’t Nearly as Safe as a Life Insurance Loan

plus you’ll lose that retirement income. By the way, don’t think for a moment you can beat the penalties and taxes by simply turning your 401(k) loan into a 401(k)…

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7 Really Scary Facts about Your 401(k)

seven frightening facts you should know about 401(k)s… Frightening 401(k) Fact #1: Your employer can – and probably is – making risky decisions on how to invest your money for…

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Congress Considers Axing Your 401(k) Tax Deduction

deduction for 401(k) contributions. And one proposal would also change the tax-deferred nature of 401(k)s by imposing a 15% tax on your annual gains. Why would Congress consider tinkering with…

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Why Most Early Proponents of the 401(k) Now Say It’s a Failure

Reasons Your 401(k) is a Scam In a recent blog post, I discussed 6 reasons 401(k)s are a scam. Think you’re getting “free money” in the form of a 401(k)…

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