Traditional vs. Roth, 401(k) vs IRA: What the eff is the difference between these?

There are pro's and con's to all types of accounts. I hope the above facts help you decided which would be best for you. Most of the time, young adults choose Roth accounts because their tax bracket is lower now than it will be in the future. But each case is different and what might be good for you might not be good for your friend...


Size Matters: Savings Edition

Want to retire early? Then keep reading. I basically outlined a lot of this in my 12/10 Would Try And Become A Millionaire post, but here I am going to focus on the % of money you save and not necessarily dollar amounts. If you can avoid lifestyle creep (wanting to spend more when you make more), then it doesn't matter how much you make in order to retire early...

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