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How Financial Planners Handle Their Own Finances

How Financial Planners Handle Their Own Finances

https://media.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/p/content.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/kitchen_table_47.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn a rare look under the hood, Nick interviews Dave on how he manages his own finances and investing. Listen to the entire episode for all the nitty-gritty on how certified financial planners use all that knowledge about money in their own lives. Here […]

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Msu Retirement Plan Basics

MSU Retirement Plan Basics

https://media.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/p/content.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/kitchen_table_31.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadMichigan State offers three retirement plans that work together based on how much the employee intends to save. Here are some tips on how to make the most of them. The first two plans work together: the MSU 403(b) Base Retirement Plan receives the […]

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How Does A Roth Ira Work

How Does A Roth IRA Work?

https://media.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/p/content.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/kitchen_table_26.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadA Roth Individual Retirement Account (IRA) allows you to put money away long-term. If you follow the rules, your distributions during retirement are tax-free. If you are eligible to contribute to a Roth IRA, it can become a powerful retirement savings vehicle. How Does […]

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Required Minimum Distributions

Understanding Required Minimum Distributions

https://media.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/p/content.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/kitchen_table_17.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadBreaking down the deal with Required Minimum Distributions. After you turn 72 years old, you will need to take a minimum amount out of your traditional IRA accounts each year. This also applies to your 401k or 403b accounts if you are no longer […]

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Coping with the MSU Retirement Plan Match Reduction

https://media.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/p/content.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/kitchen_table_3.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn response to the financial uncertainty caused by the Covid pandemic, Michigan State University has reduced salaries and cut the match to employee retirement plans. Previously, the university contributed 10% to employee retirement plans if the employee contributed 5%. The university administration is calling […]

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