If you celebrate Thanksgiving, then I hope you are able to enjoy some time with friends and family over the coming days. That is exactly the reason why I’m posting this a bit early, because I’ll be on the road starting Wednesday and traveling hundreds of miles while I make the rounds to visit family. Rather than try to write new content for the rest of the week or try to find guest posts, I’m going to instead link to some of the things I’ve written in the past. The site has been going strong for over a year now, and I’ve never really dug into the archives to revive old topics. So, go ahead and digest the 4,000 calories you just ate and undo the belt, but make it all worthwhile by taking a trip through the archives.
12 Mistakes to Avoid With Your Retirement Plan – We all know that we should be saving for retirement, but there are a few things you should really avoid even if you are saving.
10 Misconceptions About Retirement Security – Retirement is one of the most important goals for most people. Unfortunately, many workers and retirees have an incomplete or misleading picture of how much they need to save, how to invest their savings effectively, and how to make their money last as long as they live.
There’s More to Risk Than Meets the Eye – Most people just think of risk as the possibility of losing money in the stock market, but there is much more to it than that. Even relatively ‘safe’ investments such as cash or bonds carry risk.
Watch Out for Regulation D Savings Account Fees – So you have a no-fee savings account, right? That may be true, but there is a regulation out there that can assess a fee if you do too many transactions per month, even if your bank doesn’t charge you any regular fees.
Robert Kiyosaki Finally Writes Something I Fully Agree With – This doesn’t happen very often. In fact, since I wrote this piece nearly one year ago, he hasn’t written anything since that I fully agree with.
24 Signs That You Could be in Financial Trouble – This is a 24-part series that highlights signs in your life that might signal that you are in financial trouble.
It is Amazing What Some People Will Insure While Ignoring Their Most Important Asset – I find it ironic how many people will jump at the chance to spend a few hundred bucks to insure the new $2,000 TV they bought, yet won’t insure their life or ability to earn an income even with a spouse and/or children.
There’s More to Auto Insurance Than Meets the Eye – Nobody likes to pay for auto insurance, but it is just one of those things we have to do. By understanding what the different types of coverage mean, you can make sure you’re only insuring what you really need.
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About the Author: Jeremy Vohwinkle is a Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor® and spent a few years working as a financial planner. Today, he helps people make the most of their money by writing about personal finance here and elsewhere on the web. Jeremy is also Coach at Adaptu and a regular contributor for other publications such as Intuit, and American Express. Be sure to follow Jeremy on Twitter or Google+.