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Erik Carter
Works at Financial Finesse
Attended University of San Diego School of Law
Lives in San Diego, CA
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One of the questions I’ve gotten surprisingly frequently is whether it actually makes sense to contribute to an employer's retirement plan above the amount that’s matched. After all, there's been some negative press about the "failed experiment" of 401(k) plans. But here are 10 benefits you may or may not [...]
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With the first day of spring right around the corner, this is often a time for much needed spring cleaning. That goes for your finances too! Here are some areas in your financial life that might need some cleaning up: 1) Your credit report. It's been estimated that 70% of credit reports [...]
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It's not easy being a working millennial or Generation Xer these days. You've got student and maybe credit card debt to pay down. Plus, you likely have to set aside money for an emergency fund, maybe an
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When you think of someone becoming a young millionaire, you probably assume one of several things. They must have inherited it, gone to Ivy League schools, become a doctor, lawyer, investment banker, or entrepreneur, married rich, won the lottery, or been a really smart investor. What if I said you [...]
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Let's face it. No matter how smart we are (or think we are), we are all prone to making mistakes with our money. In honor of April 1st, here are some of the most common foolish financial decisions people make: 1) Spending money you don't have on things you don't need [...]
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Education
  • University of San Diego School of Law
    JD, 2006 - 2009
  • New York University College of Arts and Sciences
    B.A. Economics with minors in social studies education and politics, 1997 - 2000
  • Warrensburg Central School
    Regents Diploma, 1988 - 1997
  • Mt. Pleasant Elementary School
    1984 - 1988
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May 29
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Unbiased Financial Planner, Educator, and Writer
Employment
  • Financial Finesse
    Senior Financial Planner, 2013 - present
  • Financial Finesse
    Resident Financial Planner, 2010 - 2013
  • American Money Management
    Financial Planner, 2008 - 2010
  • Motions
    Staff Writer, 2008 - 2009
  • Robbins, Umeda, and Fink
    Summer Law Clerk, 2007 - 2007
  • Raj for Congress
    Campaign Consultant, 2006 - 2006
  • Charles Schwab Corp.
    Financial Consultant, 2005 - 2006
  • Financial Network Investment Corporation
    Financial Advisor, 2002 - 2005
  • Edward Jones Investments
    Investment Representative, 2000 - 2002
  • Kaplan, Inc.
    Test Prep Instructor and Proctor, 1999 - 2000
  • Washington Square News
    Advertising Account Executive, 2000 - 2000
  • NYU Office of Undergraduate Admissions
    Admissions Ambassador, 1998 - 1999
  • Vector Marketing
    Sales Representative and Assistant Branch Manager, 1998 - 1999
  • Lauriat's Bookstore
    Book Seller, 1997 - 1997
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San Diego, CA
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Philadelphia, PA - Brooklyn, NY - Fairfax, VA - Vienna, VA - New York., NY - Warrensburg, NY - Smithtown, NY - Rochestor, NY - East Northport, NY
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Honeyfund — the free honeymoon registry, the free cash registry
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The top honeymoon and cash gift registry — free for both couples and guests with no strings.

5 Non-Romantic But Vital Things to Do This Valentine's Day - Forbes
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Valentine's Day is a time to express our love for our significant others with flowers, chocolates, nice dinners, romantic getaways, and othe

The 401(k) Option That You've Probably Never Heard Of - Forbes
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Last week, I wrote about some ways that high income earners can protect themselves from rising taxes. However, I left out one method that ma

How to Pay Those Upcoming College Bills - Forbes
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The day has finally come to send Junior off to college and let's face it. You haven't saved much. In fact, if you're like many parents, you

Show Me the Money — to Pay Down Debt (Financial Finesse) - Financial New...
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Competitor: This article comes from Nancy Anderson, CFP® at FinancialFinesse.com. See the original post Show Me the Money — to Pay Down Debt

Should You Buy An Immediate Annuity? - Forbes
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When it comes to planning for retirement, we tend to spend a lot of time thinking about how to save and invest for retirement, but what abou