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Here’s what I’ve been reading this morning:
‘Should You Protect Your Portfolio Against a Possible U.S. Debt Default?’ – Ben Carlson – A Wealth of Common Sense
- If you haven’t been keeping up with the news, we’re in another debt ceiling debate. However, the markets don’t really seem too focused on that. A reader asked Ben if people should be concerned, and Ben gives his two cents in this post.
‘A Ten Point Medicare Primer’ – Tony Isola – A Teachable Moment
- Healthcare is one of the most important things for people in this country, especially in retirement. So naturally Medicare is very easy to understand, right? Not quite. Luckily, Tony has a quick primer of things you need to know regarding Medicare.
‘Rollovers From a 401(k) to an IRA: Weigh These 7 Factors First’ – Greg Iacurci – CNBC
- Once you move on from a job, you may be tempted to move your money out of the 401(k) plan and into an IRA. WAIT! While it might end up making sense, there are a handful of things to consider first. This article touches on a bunch of them.
‘Kicking the Tires’ – Adam Grossman – Humble Dollar
- Sophistication and complexity are two things often brought into financial planning, but don’t typically add much value. This article talks about ways to evaluate a retirement plan without getting bogged down in difficult-to-understand concepts.