Investing Basics: Income Streams and Annuities

It is very important to understand an income stream from a conceptual standpoint in the world of financial management. In short an income stream is a regular inflow of money. Another more technical name for this flow of money is an “annuity”. Though there are some technical differences in the income stream you receive from your employer versus … Continue reading Investing Basics: Income Streams and Annuities

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Company Retirement Plans: 401K and Pension Plans

Just as Social Security is in the process of change, so too are most corporate benefit plans. There was a time when the average “company man” could depend on his or her employer to fund his retirement in an adequate and dependable basis. Unfortunately, this time has passed. The first step toward the change was with the … Continue reading Company Retirement Plans: 401K and Pension Plans

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