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Thursday, July 15, 2021

It is hard to start thinking about what you need to prepare for when you die. While it is difficult, you need to put your affairs in order before you are no longer able to do so. Preparing your estate will make the process easier on...

 

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

It can be scary facing retirement alone, but it does not have to be a stressful experience! While retirement planning is typically geared toward couples, there are many aging adults that are reaching retirement without a spouse. Most...

 

Thursday, May 27, 2021

Retirement savings is all about building wealth. To reach your overall retirement savings goal, you need to start early so you have the time to build your savings. The typical tips for retirement savings are save early and save...

 

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Divorce is difficult already but even more so when you are trying to divide up assets between you and your partner. All of the common assets immediately come to mind; the house, the cars, and cash. But what about other accounts and...

 

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Estate planning is crucial to make sure your assets are taken care of the way you wish. While many people think estate planning is unnecessary or only for minimizing taxes, having a strategic plan set up in the case of an unforeseen...

 

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Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Divorce can be extremely financially draining, especially for women. Aside from just paying for the legal fees associated with the divorce, women are typically the primary caregiver for the dependent children. Men also typically make...

 

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

When it comes to your employer-sponsored 401(k) plan, saving for retirement becomes a lot easier once you enroll. Now, while contributing to your 401(k) plan passively with each paycheck is a great way to prepare early on for...

 

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

When it comes down to retirement, this year has been tough to gauge when exactly is the best time to retire. With jobs changing and life events being pushed around, your retirement plan may not be the first thing on your mind. However,...

 

Thursday, November 12, 2020

We all know that this year was a tough one. With the pandemic still in full swing, you may be curious to know what kinds of options you have for your finances. While the coronavirus pandemic has taken a toll on millions of Americans,...

 

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

With the election in full swing, it is important to understand how the election of either candidate could affect your retirement savings and taxable income. Biden’s new tax plan, which was just unveiled via his website, calls for...

 

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Getting a divorce is a stressful pastime for everyone involved. Not only is the entire process expensive, but a divorce takes a toll on both individuals involved, emotionally and financially. If there are kids involved, there is even...

 

Thursday, August 13, 2020

While we know that annuities are great for being a provider of a lifelong income, there are still several things you should know as you plan for your financial future and retirement. In this article, we are going to go over these...

 

Monday, July 13, 2020

This is a common question. An estate strategy is a plan for your assets, health, children, and finances. Estate strategies are not limited to your income, as anyone can benefit from having an estate strategy in place. In this article,...

 

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

When it comes to making the decision to begin claiming your Social Security retirement benefits, there are several things you should do beforehand. In this article, we are going to go over the three most important things to know before...

 

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Right now, we are experiencing something some of us have never experienced before and something that some of us will never experience again. We all know that the effects of COVID-19 so far have thrown the markets for a loop. Likewise,...

 

Monday, March 13, 2017

Reducing these debts before retirement can help your nest egg last longer.

 

Monday, March 6, 2017

Many women stay put because they like their jobs—but they also desperately need the money.

 

Monday, February 13, 2017

After a certain age, you’re required to take distributions from your retirement accounts. If you don’t need the funds for immediate income, here are some options.

 

Monday, February 6, 2017

Health and wealth often go hand in hand—and the same actions can improve the status of both. These three tips can improve your personal as well as financial well-being.

 

Monday, January 9, 2017

Thanks to new rules, reverse mortgages—long seen as loans of last resort—are proving popular with cash-strapped retirees.

 

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Baby boomers are hitting retirement age at an excellent time for stocks, and it’s leaving many with more money than they know what to do with.