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Rolling over retirement funds into an IRA has myriad benefits

Rolling over retirement funds into an IRA has myriad benefits

By Ronald J. Theissen Skygate Financial Group LLC Changing jobs can be a tumultuous experience. Even under the best of circumstances, making a career move requires a series of tough decisions, not the least of which is what to do with the funds in your old employer-sponsored retirement plan. Some people choose to roll over […]

Pay your savings before you pay your bills

Pay your savings before you pay your bills

By Kevin Theissen Skygate Financial Group LLC Each month you settle down to pay bills. You pay your mortgage lender. You pay the electric company. You pay the trash collector. But do you pay yourself? One of the most basic tenets of sound investing involves the simple habit of “paying yourself first,” in other words, […]

Before investing, understand your emotions and biases

Before investing, understand your emotions and biases

By Kevin Theissen Skygate Financial Group LLC One of the most well-known investors of the 20th century, Benjamin Graham, said, “The investor’s chief problem — and even his worst enemy — is likely to be himself.” What Graham understood — and modern research is catching up to — is the idea that we all have […]