Aug 23, 2021 | Retirement Planning
Many of today's retirees are the wealthiest retirees of all time. Rising home values, strong market returns, and a generation of dedicated workers mean that there are more millionaires than ever. But, even if you have built a substantial nest egg, you may not feel...
If you’re nearing retirement, have retired, or recently left your company for any reason, you should create a 401(k) game plan. Know how your investment options can expand, how to avoid tax traps, and what you’ll do with any company stock in your 401(k). There are...
Aug 9, 2021 | Taxes
They say there’s no such thing as a free lunch, but what about a tax-deductible lunch? While many of your income sources can be taxed, there are strategies to help minimize your overall tax burden before and in retirement. An advantage of going to one professional for...
You're used to receiving a paycheck, and perhaps you've been used to it steadily increasing over the course of your career. You may have experienced what’s known as “lifestyle inflation” and may not plan to downgrade in retirement. Whatever the case, it’s important to...
People are retiring differently today than in the past – just think, will you retire exactly like your parents did? Probably not. Retirement is no longer about the end of a career; it's about the beginning of a new, often quite active phase of life that could last...
Are you aware of the latest news that could affect your money? We recently heard from Federal Reserve Chairman Powell regarding interest rates, plus the Biden administration released a “Green Book” outlining some potential tax-increasing measures. There are several...
Jun 21, 2021 | Retirement Planning
Today’s retirees may be the richest the world has ever seen with Baby Boomers holding more than half of U.S. household wealth as of the end of 2020. While you may be looking forward to traveling, working on your golf game, or retiring early to enjoy more free time,...
Jun 14, 2021 | Retirement Income
If you’ve saved a substantial amount in a tax-deferred retirement account, it will no doubt be instrumental in retirement. The next step is to strategize how you’ll use those savings. There are several important things to know about your 401(k), such as how much you...
The Consumer-Price Index (CPI) rose to 4.2% in April as compared to last year. We could see higher prices when it comes to travel, food, cars, and other common goods and services. High inflation can hurt retirees who are living off their savings, especially when we...
Jun 1, 2021 | Financial Planning
In retirement, you have to transition from saving to spending. You've worked hard to amass wealth, and now you must protect it from market downturns and make it last for the rest of your life. We have seen record highs in the stock market recently, but the state of...
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