Archives for August 2010

Structuring IRA Distributions To Avoid Penalties – Secure Harbor Planning: A Few Useful Ways

IRA Distribution Rules are a mine field. One incorrect move and you can discover yourself faced with high taxes and penalties that may wipe out years of savings and investment. Complicating issues is the Darwinian evolution of IRAs that have taken place since the pioneer IRA was introduced in ’74 with the enactment of the Employee […]

The Best Retirement States Obtainable For Seniors

The “baby boomer” age group has now gotten to retirement age and are more than likely researching the best retirement states in which to enjoy their golden years.  There’s particular key elements they ought to be thinking about.  They will want to look at what every state is offering retired people, the retirement communities in […]

Consumer Credit Counseling

Being in debt causes life to be more stressful and less enjoyable . By the time most people see the error of their ways, they’re already in so much debt that it will take them many years to get out of it. Fortunately, there are options  that can help you get your debts paid off […]

Need Inspiration? Check Out These Famous Bankruptcies and Comebacks!

Don’t give up a comeback is possible no matter how far you have fallen.

Why the Bottom Is in for U.S. Real Estate Prices

There is no doubt in my mind that the real estate market has bottomed out. I’m in Miami this week trying to pick up some “deals” in this recession-hit-hard town and I’m starting to see some changes in the marketplace for real estate.

Balance Sheet Health for Your Small Business

Time for a gut check, how is your business, are you working on your business or in your business, or is your business working you? Let’s be honest now, it’s just you and your soul. Are sales slow now for a couple months maybe longer? Do you have what it takes to weather the storm? […]

What is Financial English?

English is the international language of business and used increasingly around the world, especially within the finance sector.  So how did English become the language of international finance? British colonialism led to the spread of the English language throughout Asia and Africa where it became the language of education and governance.  As the British colonies […]

What is a Credit Card Balance Fee?

Balance transfers are one of the most sophisticated ways of saving money on a credit card.  They do come with a number of catches that have to be borne in mind and these include balance transfer fees. A balance transfer offer is when it is possible to get a lower interest rate on the balance […]