Category Archives: Ted Jenkin

Opportunity Investing

Opportunity Investing

There are many successful investing strategies.  Warren Buffett likes to buy-and-hold.  For Jimmy Buffett, it’s always 5 o’clock somewhere.  Some people say diversify (don’t put all your eggs in one basket) to reduce risk.  Others look for opportunities that lead to tremendous growth. Let’s take a closer look at “opportunity investing”.  There are always Investment…MORE

Are Mothers Losing Income Equality When They Have Kids? 

Are Mothers Losing Income Equality When They Have Kids? 

Ted Jenkin, CFP®, AAMS®, AWMA®, CRPC®, CMFC®, CRPS®   Co-CEO and Founder oXYGen Financial, Inc. Request a FREE no obligation consultation: www.oxygenfinancial.net   The pay gap between men and women is still not close to equal, but there are more signs when it comes to motherhood that the gap is widening even more. For example, one study…MORE

The Three Most Important Letters In Retirement R M D

The Three Most Important Letters In Retirement R M D

Ted Jenkin, CFP®, AAMS®, AWMA®, CRPC®, CMFC®, CRPS®   Co-CEO and Founder oXYGen Financial, Inc. Request a FREE consultation: www.oxygenfinancial.net What is a required minimum distribution? (*) You’ll sometimes hear that you have important financial decisions to make when you turn the age of 70 ½.  The IRS has never seen a nickel of tax revenue on…MORE

Four Ways Your Kids Can Ruin Your Retirement

Four Ways Your Kids Can Ruin Your Retirement

Ted Jenkin, CFP®, AAMS®, AWMA®, CRPC®, CMFC®, CRPS®   Co-CEO and Founder oXYGen Financial, Inc. Request a FREE consultation: www.oxygenfinancial.net Retirement generally only happens one time in our life.  It is that transition period where we hope our work, parental, and personal responsibilities dissipate to the point where we only have to worry about ourselves.  It is…MORE

What Is A Financial Bubble?

What Is A Financial Bubble?

A lot of clients ask me: When is the bubble going to pop? What is the next bubble on the horizon? How do we prepare for the next bubble? My question back to them is always: Do you know what a bubble is and how it works? A bubble, in the financial and economic sense,…MORE

Five Things You Need To Know Before You  Buy Your Next Airline Ticket

Five Things You Need To Know Before You Buy Your Next Airline Ticket

There are certain purchases in our lives that always seem to be nerve-racking. Buying a home, buying a car, and how about pressing that button to officially purchase an airline ticket. While you are truly excited about that skiing trip in Vail or your next worldwide adventure starting in Amsterdam, you might just be concerned…MORE

Four Bizarre Tax Deductions You May Have Never Seen Before

Four Bizarre Tax Deductions You May Have Never Seen Before

It’s no secret that people come into the office all the time asking the question, “Can I Take This As A Tax Deduction?” It’s important to get a high-quality CPA on your side as they will be the person who can give you the ultimate yay or nay, but in order to even suggest a…MORE

Five Money Moves To Make When You Get The Pink Slip

Five Money Moves To Make When You Get The Pink Slip

The Pink Slip. It’s the dreaded official notification from your employer that they no longer need your services. You’ll often hear the corporate rumors flowing within your company about the impending layoffs, but you’ll never suspect that you might be a person on the hit list. We never imagine that we will be that person…MORE

Five Signs Your Spouse May Be Financially Cheating

Five Signs Your Spouse May Be Financially Cheating

Ted Jenkin, CFP®, AAMS®, AWMA®, CRPC®, CMFC®, CRPS®   CEO and Founder oXYGen Financial, Inc. According to the CreditCards.com latest financial infidelity poll, 19 percent of U.S. adults who are in live-in relationships – which equates to 29 million people – are hiding a checking, savings or credit card account from their partner. And 20 percent of all…MORE

What To Do When You Inherit An IRA

What To Do When You Inherit An IRA

The other evening as I was checking client e-mails, a client sent me a short note inquiring about something her sister did with an inherited IRA and quickly after hearing the story I knew it was even too late to give advice. The sister had told the IRA custodian to make a check out to…MORE