Certified Financial Planner-A False Sense of Security?

Posted by Badger Coach on December 9th, 2014

In an October 2013 Financial Planning article, the question is asked if the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) fiduciary promise is for real ? However, a.

The Financial Stress Test

Posted by Badger Coach on June 16th, 2014

Since the stock market crash of 2008, many owners of insurance policies and annuity contracts have become increasingly concerned about the financial capacity of these.

The 401(k) Tax Trap

Posted by Badger Coach on June 9th, 2014

If you have been or are currently employed, you probably sat in a class for new hires, where a financial representative or someone from the.

Tax Sheltered Annuity Traps

Posted by Badger Coach on June 9th, 2014

Retirement plans established for employees of public schools and state colleges and universities, as well as employees of religious organizations and other non-profit 501(c)(3) institutions,.

The P-L-E-A-S-U-R-E Party

Posted by Badger Coach on June 9th, 2014

Now that I have your attention, continue reading to learn more about the P-L-E-A-S-U-R-E Party. Can money buy happiness? If you earned more money would.

Unbelievable Uses of Life Insurance

Posted by Badger Coach on June 9th, 2014

For most people, the term “life insurance” does not foster warm fuzzy feelings. In fact, these words strike fear in the hearts of millions of.

Credit Management Services

Posted by Badger Coach on May 30th, 2014

Everyone needs credit. You cannot do anything without credit. You cannot open a bank account, lease an apartment, buy a car, secure a mortgage or.

House Flipping

Posted by Badger Coach on May 29th, 2014

Many investors get into the house-flipping business after spending a weekend at a high-end hotel, listening to a self-proclaimed house-flipping guru—profess his or her ability.

Stand Your Ground

Posted by Badger Coach on May 29th, 2014

The “Not Guilty” verdict in the George Zimmerman murder trial should give every American, regardless of race, reason to pause. Not because of the racial.

Is Your Home a Good Investment?

Posted by Badger Coach on May 29th, 2014

For decades, homeownership has been viewed as a good investment. In fact, many “wealth building” gurus teach their followers to use homeownership as a foundation.

Thrift Savings Plans

Posted by Badger Coach on May 29th, 2014

TSP History In an attempt to save money on its future pension liabilities, the federal government, in 1986, decided to discontinue offering its Civil Service Retirement.

AARP and Annuities

Posted by Badger Coach on May 28th, 2014

In a May 2014 AARP blog article entitled “Why Insurance and Investing Often Don’t Mix,” blogger Allan Roth explains that “the insurance industry makes additional money.

401(k) is For Losers

Posted by Badger Coach on May 2nd, 2014

In an attempt to satisfy wealthy corporate executives, Congress passed The Revenue Act of 1978, which contained an obscure provision known as Internal Revenue Code.

Snip-Snip: Bye-Bye Cable

Posted by Badger Coach on April 2nd, 2014

Have you looked at your cable bill lately? Do you think you are paying too much for cable? Do you think that in two years,.