Tag Archives: Saving

Paying Mortgage Early?

The traditional wisdom in the USA is that paying a mortgage early doesn’t make too much sense when you compare it to putting money into savings or investments. The Sub Prime crisis make me think again about this situation. The first thing I have in mind is what interest rate you got from your bank. [...]

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Lame Excuses for Not Contributing to Retirement Plans ( 401k, IRA )

And their rebuttal … People know they need to save for retirement.  People know the Social Security system just provides for the basics (the green flyer they send every year says so).  Yet, most people either don’t save for retirement at all, or if they do, they start very late in life.  The US Government [...]

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