Monthly Archives: June 2014

Maxing Out a 401(k) … or Not?

Maxing out a 401(k) is an article of faith for many higher-income workers. Unlike IRAs, where income limits may curb contributions, employees can generally contribute the maximum allowable amount to their 401(k)s regardless of how much they earn. In 2014, … Continue reading

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Investing in Real Estate

Investors can gain access to commercial property through real estate investment trusts, or REITs. These trusts have attained attractive returns over the past 30-plus years, providing investors with the income earning potential of bonds and the price appreciation of stocks. … Continue reading

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June Market Commentary

Recent economic news was mixed, with strong U.S. auto sales and decent employment growth, but also with negative first-quarter GDP growth. The European Central Bank made headlines by lowering its key interest rates and announcing measures designed to ensure price … Continue reading

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