3 Things to Know If You Don’t Want to Leave Your Retirement Income to Chance

If you're nearing the end of a long career or have recently retired, you know something about what it takes to be successful. Luck can help, but hard work and proper planning are much more important. It's the same with retirement. Deciding where your income will come from, working to help minimize your tax burden, [...]

2020-07-30T00:06:49+00:00July 27th, 2020|Retirement Income, Retirement Planning|

Three Types of Exercise to Do At Home

You don’t necessarily have to spend a fortune to create a home gym if your gym is closed. We might think it’s too late to get back into shape by the time we’re retired or pointless to carve out time for physical activity, but this isn’t true. Incorporating more physical activity into your day could [...]

2020-07-30T00:10:58+00:00July 24th, 2020|Lifestyle|

Tax Minimization in 2020 and Beyond

As the coronavirus spread, the government stepped in with unprecedented economic interventions, from direct payments to Americans, to relief for businesses. While these measures may be necessary to mitigate the damage done by the virus and the economic shutdown, they’ve also resulted in a ballooning of the national deficit.[1] U.S. government debt could soon rise to [...]

2020-07-30T00:10:51+00:00July 20th, 2020|Taxes & Tax Planning|

3 Tools to Help Survive Hard Times

Since there is so much uncertainty right now, many are making predictions about where the economy is headed, when the virus will subside, and when we will return to “normal.” While no one can be sure, it’s worth considering the future when planning for it. If you’re nearing or entering retirement, a solid plan is [...]

2020-07-30T00:10:06+00:00July 17th, 2020|Financial Planning|

Far-Reaching Effects of This Pandemic on Social Security and Taxes

Long after the restaurants and hotels are open again, the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic will still be felt by many individuals and the country. During this time of widespread unemployment, less is collected in payroll taxes that fund Social Security, while emergency federal spending has increased significantly. Here are potential far-reaching effects of [...]

2020-07-30T00:09:40+00:00July 10th, 2020|Economy|

Financial Lessons from a Founding Father

America is taking another look at Alexander Hamilton thanks to the hit Broadway musical celebrating his role in shaping our nation. As the first Secretary of the Treasury, he created the first national bank, consolidated the new country’s war debts, and established federal credit. You could say he was America’s first Chief Financial Officer. He [...]

2020-07-30T00:06:37+00:00July 6th, 2020|Financial Planning|

The Pursuit of Freedom and Happiness in Retirement

Happy 244th birthday, America! The holiday is enough reason to celebrate, but after months of quarantine, seeing loved ones and spending time outside in the warm weather is even more reason to celebrate. One of the best things about retirement is freedom – you can choose what to do with your time and where you’ll go. [...]

2020-07-30T00:05:53+00:00July 3rd, 2020|Lifestyle|
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