The Blog at ​​​Wiegand Financial

Sequence of Returns: The Secret Trap for Your Portfolio

A good sequence of returns early in retirement can make all the difference to the longevity of your portfolio – and so can a bad one. Read more
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401(k) versus IRA – why should you care?

Differences between 401(k) and IRA accounts include administration, loan policy and contribution limits
One of the biggest questions about retirement prep is “what’s the difference between a 401(k) and an IRA?” So I figured I'd drop a line about it here. Read more
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Using Sequential Withdrawals to Maximize Retirement Income

Retirement planning doesn't necessarily stop after you're retired – your sequence of withdrawals matters just as much as your savings Read more
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Choose your fighter: value vs. growth stocks

Growth stocks have run ahead of value stocks for over a decade
As in life, there are both hares and tortoises in the market. And the rivalry between value and growth stocks is a great example of this. Read more
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