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Post-COVID Decluttering

If your nest isn’t as full as it once was, or you find you’ve accumulated a few too many things during COVID, consider decluttering. Having less clutter in your living space and better organization can help make a world of difference. If you've accumulated more possessions than you need over the last year and a [...]

2021-07-30T14:24:49+00:00July 30th, 2021|lifestyle|

The Most Important Ages for Your Retirement Accounts

If you have a 401(k), IRA, or other retirement accounts, it’s important to keep a few things top of mind: Know how much you're contributing, how your investments are performing, and how much you're paying in fees. You should also note important milestone ages and their recent changes. Here are the most important ages for [...]

2021-07-26T15:49:30+00:00July 26th, 2021|Retirement Planning|

Retirement Has Changed – Have Your Plans?

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 decades. And while this is something to [...]

2021-07-20T21:08:42+00:00July 20th, 2021|Retirement Planning|

Be Part of the 4% When it Comes to Social Security

According to a recent study, only 4% of retirees claim Social Security benefits at the optimal time, losing out on an average of $111,000 per household.[1] There are many things to consider when choosing how to claim your benefit, and there’s no one-size-fits-all formula for maximizing it. Consider your unique situation and read these tips [...]

2021-07-12T04:08:40+00:00July 12th, 2021|Social Security|

Where Could Interest and Tax Rates Be Headed?

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 big changes proposed, and if they come to fruition, you may need to review your tax [...]

2021-07-06T16:47:34+00:00July 6th, 2021|Economy, Taxes & Tax Strategies|

Why the Future isn’t Always What You Expect

You might have a lot to look forward to in the future. Maybe your children will graduate from college, maybe you'll become a grandparent, and of course, you’ll retire! We’ll also probably see some significant technological advancements and interesting global developments, but no one knows what for sure. Sometimes life throws us a curveball – [...]

2021-07-02T15:58:13+00:00July 2nd, 2021|lifestyle|

4 Major Retirement Challenges to Overcome

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.[1] While you may be looking forward to traveling, working on your golf game, or retiring early to enjoy more free time, you first have to overcome some [...]

2021-06-28T11:50:23+00:00June 28th, 2021|Retirement Planning|
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