How Could the Outcome of the Election Affect Social Security?

Regardless of who wins the election, Social Security will surely remain a hot button issue. The program currently pays out more than it takes in, and this trend is likely to continue. The Social Security trust fund was projected to run out in 2035, at which point about 79% of benefits would be payable.[1] However, [...]

By |2020-09-28T01:35:54+00:00September 28th, 2020|Social Security|0 Comments

3 Options for Your 401(k) When Leaving Your Job

If you’ve ever left a job, you may have had to decide what to do with your old 401(k). You might have rolled it over into a 401(k) at your new job or even forgotten about it when you were younger. But if you’ve recently lost your job, retired, or left your job for another [...]

By |2020-09-21T01:42:57+00:00September 21st, 2020|Financial Planning, Retirement Planning|0 Comments

How America’s Aging Population Will Shape the Future

By the year 2035, Americans 65 and older are expected to outnumber those under 18 for the first time in our country’s history. In just 10 years, people over 60 will make up the largest consumer market segment and hold a majority of the wealth. In a culture that tends to glorify youth and doesn’t [...]

By |2020-09-18T12:41:10+00:00September 18th, 2020|Lifestyle, Retirement|0 Comments

3 Trends to Keep an Eye On When Planning for Retirement

If you’re just trying to get through the present, you’re not alone. But, that doesn’t mean you can forget to look to the future and prepare for challenges you could face. There are indications that we could see higher taxes in the future, more market volatility, and continuing low interest rates. Here are three trends [...]

By |2020-09-14T14:02:07+00:00September 14th, 2020|Retirement Planning|0 Comments

Wise Words About Aging

Our culture is very youth-focused, but we all instinctively feel reverence for people who have experienced much and gained wisdom from their long years. A positive attitude towards aging can go a long way towards finding happiness in retirement by giving us something to look forward to. Here are some wise words about aging. "How [...]

By |2020-09-12T01:25:38+00:00September 12th, 2020|Psychology|0 Comments

3 Reasons Why Your Tax Burden Could Increase In Retirement

Most people assume that their tax burden will dramatically decrease in retirement once they stop receiving a paycheck, but this isn’t always true. A high tax bill is one retirement risk to be aware of and to try and mitigate. We may be experiencing relatively low taxes right now, but a change in leadership in [...]

By |2020-09-08T02:45:09+00:00September 8th, 2020|Taxes|0 Comments

Motivate, Don’t Procrastinate

They say there are people who watch things happen, people who make things happen, and people who say, “what happened?” You certainly don’t want to be the last kind, and it's not so great to be the first kind, either. But distractions can get in the way, and the best of us procrastinate. COVID-19 may [...]

By |2020-09-04T20:16:44+00:00September 4th, 2020|Lifestyle, Psychology|0 Comments
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