Yearly Archives: 2020

What’s In Store for Retirement Accounts in 2021?

In 2020, we saw the new SECURE Act legislation come about in response to the changing needs of America’s retirees. In 2021, we will likely see some increased retirement account contribution limits and could possibly see additional retirement legislation. For those who have saved diligently over the years, it’s important to know how to make [...]

2020-12-16T19:40:55+00:00December 16th, 2020|Retirement Planning|

Warming Up for Retirement

Almost everything we do has some type of a preparation process or warm-up routine. From playing golf to driving a car, every activity has certain steps that should be taken before you begin, and retirement is no different. This next period of your life requires some warming up – financially and otherwise. Preparation is everything [...]

2020-12-16T19:41:02+00:00December 12th, 2020|Retirement Planning|

4 Ways to Prepare No Matter What the Future Brings

Nobody has a crystal ball to tell us exactly what the future holds, but don’t let uncertainty be the reason you’re unprepared for retirement. As someone who has worked hard for what they’ve earned and is likely invested in America’s future, you may be concerned about what the future could bring. But, it’s important to [...]

2020-12-09T00:41:07+00:00December 8th, 2020|lifestyle|

Three Things to Scrap In Retirement

Successful people are ambitious and disciplined. They set big goals and focus on achieving them over the course of a long career or a lifetime. Many people also have high-flying goals for their personal life– run a marathon, hike Mt. Everest, etc. There are people who assume they’ll cross many of them off their bucket [...]

2020-12-16T19:41:12+00:00December 4th, 2020|Retirement Planning|

Preparing the Next Generation to Inherit Wealth

Estate planning is an important part of retirement planning for many reasons: You’ve worked hard for your money and want to see it passed down in the most efficient way possible for your loved one’s benefit. Unfortunately, costly mistakes are all too easy to make. Without careful planning and discussion, you could end up passing [...]

2020-12-16T19:41:20+00:00November 26th, 2020|Estate & Legacy Planning|

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 [...]

2020-11-18T05:36:01+00:00November 18th, 2020|lifestyle, Psychology|

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 [...]

2021-10-24T23:50:44+00:00October 30th, 2020|Retirement Planning|

Moving Long-Term Care Into the Home

There is a shift away from providing long-term care services in hospitals and nursing homes to proving them in individuals’ homes. This was happening before the pandemic, but the trend is now accelerating for several reasons. Many nursing homes did not allow visitors for months during the pandemic, understandably leading to many worried families and [...]

2020-12-16T19:42:03+00:00October 24th, 2020|Healthcare & Wellness|

3 Ways Life Could Be Different In 2050

2050 seems like a long time away, but 2019 seemed far away in 1989. Back then, did you think a cell phone would fit into your pocket? Or that you could shout at Alexa to order you more paper towels without getting off the couch? Technology has transformed the way that we live over the [...]

2021-10-24T23:53:14+00:00October 18th, 2020|lifestyle|

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.[1] In a culture that tends to glorify youth and doesn’t know how to handle the problems older Americans face, this will likely mean some major changes. Here’s how America’s gaining population will [...]

2021-10-24T23:54:04+00:00October 12th, 2020|lifestyle|
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