Looking at the Dave Ramsey investing advice, and trying to match it up with the options I have in my Fidelity account thru work. Can someone explain to me which ones I should be in if I am following this advice? Currently I am using the following:
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Called one of Dave's ELP's in my area to have two small Roth IRA's rolled over to a new company. Seems the company we are with doesn't want to keep one of our Roth's since it recently fell below $1,000. and will be sending us a check! Hmmmph! Well, I was going to roll them over to another...
One area where I have disagreed with Dave in the past is in the area of investing in Real Estate.
Dave, of course, is a 100% cash guy.
I, on the other hand, have considered it an acceptable risk to save up 20-25% to buy an investment property, financing the remaining 75-80%. My reasoning...
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With the market so unstable lately I'm really worried about our 401k. I don't plan on cashing out what we have in there, but should we continue to contribute to it?
We do get a partial employer match, so we contribute 16% of DH's income to it. Technically if we stop contributing we are giving...
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Question: My wife and I have about $50,000 to invest, some of which will go toward a new home we plan to buy within two years and the rest toward retirement. Given all the recession buzz, we're wondering which investments have the best outlook over the next couple...
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Question: I have $600K in a money market that I plan to invest in Vanguard index funds. Should I put it in at once or dollar cost average in increments over a certain period of time?