401(k): Take Control!
Money is a repository of your labor. No one has greater interest in growing and preserving your money for you than you do. With that knowledge, act on it.
I’ve heard many 401(k) participants ask: “What mutual funds should I invest in? How do I know they’re the best? Can I do it?”
The purpose of 401(k): TAKE CONTROL! is to provide decision-tools to help you select the best investments from the lineup of mutual funds available in your 401(k) retirement plan. Choosing the right funds adds to income in good times and cushions against losses in down markets. Your goal is to understand fund returns, costs, and risks. Our job is to help.
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If you are NOT familiar with returns, costs, risks, future value formulas, and spreadsheets, download 401(k) Long. Be sure to download the spreadsheets, RD1 – RD6.
If you are familiar with returns, costs, risks, future value formulas, and spreadsheets, download 401(k) Short. Be sure to download the spreadsheets, D1 – D5. If you get lost, download 401(k) Long.
Pease note that download is a 2-step process. Click on a green icon, e.g., “401k.Long,” and you’ll be taken to another page where just “401k.Long.” is available for download. Click on it and it will appear on your computer. You’ll need to download each book and spreadsheet individually.
Chauncey M. DePree, Jr., BA, MS, DBA. 23 Waterford Drive, Hattiesburg, MS 39402. email@example.com.
I taught for several decades at universities, retiring with the rank of professor. My academic training was interdisciplinary: BA in Philosophy, MS in Accounting, DBA in Accounting, Logic, and Ethics. (A Doctorate in Business Administration is a PhD at many business schools). I’ve published in the areas of Accounting, Ethics, Finance, Logic, Law, and Operations Research. I also served as an infantry officer (Captain) in the U.S. Marine Corps.
Rebecca Kathryn Jude: University of Kentucky (B.A. 1970), University of Kentucky (J.D. 1972). Captain, USMC, 1973-1976. Law Clerk to Hon. G. Wix Unthank, United States District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky, Pikeville, 1980-1981. Managing partner, Jude & Jude, PLLC, Hattiesburg, MS. Practice Areas: Environmental and Toxic Tort Law, Employment Law, Corporate Law.
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Money is a repository of your labor. No one has greater interest in preserving and growing your money for you than you do. With that knowledge, act on it.
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(2) 401(K) LAWSUIT CONTINUES AGAINST FRANKLIN TEMPLETON
October 15, 2018, 10:00AM. By Anne Wallace
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(3) Why the SEC Will Never Enact a Meaningful Fiduciary Standard
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