Looking for a few good reviewers and bloggers for iPhone app

Reading Time: < 1 minute I am looking for a few good reviewers and bloggers for my 1st iPhone app, myNestEgg ~ the retirement calculator. Here are a few basic requirements for the reviewer/blogger: 1) An iPhone, iPod Touch, or an iPad device with iOS 3.1.2 or above. 2) Has an iPhone app review site or a personal finance blog… Continue reading Looking for a few good reviewers and bloggers for iPhone app

What is American Funds and my 401k choice

Reading Time: 2 minutes It’s 401k enrollment time, because of my recent job change. I have lived life without 401k contribution for several months now, although I tried to keep up with buying mutual fund Scottrade IRA account. But I found this IRA thing is not as easy my good old 401k account. Couple reasons: 1) Automatic payroll deduction… Continue reading What is American Funds and my 401k choice

401K, IRA, Roth IRA

Reading Time: < 1 minute How to deal with 401k when leaving a job? Some options: 1) Take it out, with 10% penalty, and potential income tax later on. This is usually not recommended. 2) Rollover to an Rollover IRA; or Rollover to the new employer’s 401k. I did this once: not because of change of job, but because of… Continue reading 401K, IRA, Roth IRA

Fund selections for Vanguard IRA

Reading Time: < 1 minute I picked the following funds (and their weight) for my Vanguard IRA yesterday. Vanguard International Value 50% (developed market large cap value) Vanguard Winsor II 25% (US large cap value) Vanguard Selected Value 25% (US mid cap value) The first two funds are in my current 401k plan, I found the Vanguard Selected Value through… Continue reading Fund selections for Vanguard IRA