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Military Debt Consolidation – Pros and Cons

What is military debt consolidation, and how can you get it? Consolidation in general just means combining all your payments into one. If you are serious about trying to get rid of debt, then there are a couple benefits to consider.

For one thing, it helps organize the finances better. After all, trying to track payments that are coming due at all different times of the month can be extremely challenging. Also, the interest rate is generally reduced on these loans, because there is usually some form of collateral involved.

Some loans are specifically for either people who have served, … Read the rest

Why A Roth IRA Will Benefit Your Taxes In Your Golden Years

If you’ve been on the edge of considering a specific place to invest your money for your retirement may I make a suggestion?  I suggest the Roth IRA because it allows you to pay taxes on your money while you contribute your money up front, then when you go to pull money out, also known as a distribution, you won’t owe a dime in taxes no matter what kind of returns your money makes in the account.

So in this article I’m going to give you the several reason why a Roth will help you out with your taxes in … Read the rest

Choosing Between an IRA and a Roth IRA

There are several major differences between a traditional IRA fund and a Roth IRA. By choosing a Roth IRA, one advantage is that you will be able to withdraw funds that are non-taxable. Most professional financial advisors state that those who are beginners in the world of investment options should open a Roth IRA account because they give beneficial tax breaks in the future and are simple to understand. They recommend doing this even before opening an employer based retirement savings plan unless they provide matching funds for your deposits. Most advisors also recommend switching or converting to a … Read the rest

Invest your Tax Return

Invest your 2009 Tax Return

The IRS is offering an investment option if you are getting a refund for your 2009 taxes this year. You can transfer your tax refund for a US savings bond of up to $5,000. You can purchase a bond in any denomination of $50, remaining funds need to be directly deposited into a banking account.

It’s just that simple, when you file choose the US Savings Bond option and you will receive your bonds in the mail instead of a refund check. The official form is Form 8888, used to deposit your refund into more … Read the rest