April 2021 - Solutions First Financial Group

Age Does Come Before Beauty

Despite the fact that America has an aging population, there is ample evidence of ageism happening around us. The way we perceive older adults can limit our roles in society as we age and a pervasive negative view of aging can have a psychological impact on us. Sometimes ageism can be seen in a seemingly [...]

2021-04-30T20:20:05+00:00April 30th, 2021|lifestyle, Psychology|

Are You Close to An Important Birthday?

When we think about important birthdays, we think of 18 and 21, but what about 59 ½ or 72? Just because you’re older doesn’t mean you don’t have more milestones to hit. Starting at age 50, several birthdays and “half-birthdays” are critical to understand because they have implications for your retirement. Are you close to [...]

2021-04-28T16:26:53+00:00April 28th, 2021|Financial Planning|

Watch Out for Scams During Tax Season

Return prepare fraud can be very common during tax season[1] and scammers tend to target older adults. Digitization has made tax preparation easier but has also opened up a whole new world of criminal activity. While there’s not much we can do to stop these threats entirely, there are certainly ways that we can all [...]

2021-04-16T19:45:16+00:00April 16th, 2021|Cyber Security, Fraud Protection|

4 Types of Retirement Income and How They’re Taxed

Taxes don’t stop when you stop receiving a paycheck. If you have multiple sources of income in retirement, your tax burden could be substantial. By understanding how different types of income are taxed, you can develop income planning strategies that work to lower your taxes throughout retirement. Start with these 4 types of retirement income [...]

The Pandemic Won’t Be the Last Retirement Challenge You’ll Face

The pandemic has been hard on Americans nearing and in retirement, but there are likely other obstacles coming. Increased government spending on COVID relief plus strain on our healthcare system could mean we’ll see higher taxes, inflation, and healthcare costs in the future. It’s crucial to have a comprehensive retirement plan for the future because [...]

2021-04-05T13:47:34+00:00April 5th, 2021|Economy, Retirement Planning|
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