Jim Blankenship

Jim Blankenship, CFP, EA, principal of Blankenship Financial Planning, based in New Berlin, Ill., is a NAPFA-Registered financial adviser. He writes frequently on the topics of retirement plans, Social Security and tax matters at his blog Getting Your Financial Ducks In A Row.

Recent Articles By The Author

Roth Change Strategy Can Lower Your Tax Bill

Roth Change Strategy Can Lower Your Tax Bill

You can use the Roth IRA recharacterization option to your advantage.

How to Make the Best of a Bad 401(k)

How to Make the Best of a Bad 401(k)

Unless you're in the extreme minority, your 401(k) plan has some features that are lacking. Fix it.

How to Make the Best of a Bad 401(k)

How to Make the Best of a Bad 401(k)

Unless you're in the extreme minority, your 401(k) plan has some features that are lacking. Fix it.

Recharacterize Your Roth IRA Conversion

Recharacterize Your Roth IRA Conversion

With the market downturn in recent months, you may want to hit the free "undo" button on your Roth.

Recharacterize Your Roth IRA Conversion

Recharacterize Your Roth IRA Conversion

With the market downturn in recent months, you may want to hit the free "undo" button on your Roth.