Wednesday, May 1, 2024

There's no denying the benefits of a college education: the ability to compete in today's job market, increased earning power, and expanded horizons.

Wednesday, May 1, 2024

In this article we'll discuss what makes the TSP different from other retirement accounts and what you can do to make sure you're optimizing this unique retirement benefit.

Wednesday, May 1, 2024

When people are leaving their employer, one of the decisions they need to make is what to do with their 401(k). A retirement plan participant typically has four options, each choice offering advantages and disadvantages.

Wednesday, May 1, 2024

A DROP program is a tax-advantaged retirement plan that provides employer monies in exchange for the employee continuing to work past retirement.

Thursday, March 28, 2024

As retirement approaches, many Americans envision a tranquil life in a home that perfectly suits their needs and desires. But is constructing your dream home in retirement a feasible goal?

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Thursday, March 28, 2024

Since it first became available in 2006, many employers have added the Roth 401(k) to their benefit packages as a retirement savings option. A Roth option is available for IRAs and 401(k) and 403(b) accounts.

Thursday, March 28, 2024

Embarking on retirement alone, either by choice or due to unforeseen circumstances such as the loss of a partner or divorce, presents a unique set of challenges and considerations.

Thursday, March 28, 2024

In this article, we examine the crucial components of an estate plan, how to begin, who can help you develop an estate plan, mistakes to avoid, and how to mitigate them.

Thursday, March 14, 2024

Obtaining a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) certification for a woman-owned business could be a game-changer for women entrepreneurs. Here are a few of the valuable benefits that come with being a certified woman-owned business.

Thursday, March 14, 2024

Seeking the help of a professional to assist in one's wealth planning leaves more time for them to focus on their primary specialty area, thus driving efficiency in managing results.

Thursday, March 14, 2024

Habits create a domino effect; once you begin a habit and stick with it, you can see the effects of it flowing into other areas of your life, for better or worse. But what if it’s easier than you think to make the healthy choice?

Wednesday, February 28, 2024

As high-net-worth individuals navigate the complexities of financial planning during their working years, one critical aspect often goes overlooked—long-term care.

Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Independence is important in retirement. The more independent retirees are, the more fulfilling their retirement is likely to be.

Tuesday, January 9, 2024

Here are three science-backed ways for retirees to find and nurture a sense of purpose in their lives.

Tuesday, January 2, 2024

Tips to alleviate the burden on individuals and healthcare systems alike Chronic diseases — such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and chronic respiratory problems — cast long shadows over global health, often silently...

Tuesday, December 19, 2023

Investing has long been a strategy for wealth accumulation, yet knowing when and how to invest may discourage potential investors.

Monday, December 11, 2023

Here are six year-end giving strategies to spread holiday cheer with the additional gift of potential tax benefits.

Monday, December 4, 2023

Dementia is a complex and devastating condition that not only affects the emotional and mental well-being of individuals but also places an immense financial burden on families.

Tuesday, November 28, 2023

It can be easy to lose focus on your own health needs, especially if you have other obligations. This can be an expensive mistake for several reasons. Consider these ways putting your health first can help you both physically and financiall

Monday, November 20, 2023

A 401(k) plan is one of the most popular and effective techniques for saving for your retirement. Here is a 401(k) end-of-the-year checklist you may find beneficial in keeping up with your retirement strategy.

Monday, November 13, 2023

Health insurance plays a pivotal role in safeguarding our well-being and providing financial support in times of need. Here’s a closer look at some of the most common services and procedures that may or may not be covered by your provider.

Tuesday, November 7, 2023

Qualified Charitable Distributions (QCDs) are vital for those who must take an annual required minimum distribution (RMD) but seek a tax-advantaged strategy that may help lower their adjusted gross income (AGI).

Monday, October 30, 2023

Managing money may seem stressful at times. Unexpected expenses, changes in employment, and changes in family or lifestyle may all lead to money issues. Making sure you have money saved up for the unexpected is crucial. Here are some...

Monday, October 23, 2023

In 1989, Stephen Covey, an American author, educator, and businessman, published his groundbreaking self-help book, 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. Regardless of income level, age, or career, anyone can learn and practice the...

Monday, October 16, 2023

You often hear people discuss "saving for retirement,” but in many cases, they're actually referring to their investing. The adage "you can't save your way to wealth" is simplistic, but has a kernel of truth; putting your money...

Monday, October 9, 2023

Growing old is simply one thing you can’t avoid. The goal is to enjoy your retirement years as you imagined after a lifetime of working. One aspect of growing old that young people may overlook is long-term care insurance and how...

Monday, October 2, 2023

You have probably heard about financial planning and its potential benefits, but you are unsure how to apply the principles to your life. A financial plan is a collection of steps that help you to evaluate your financial condition and...

Monday, September 25, 2023

Being financially prepared for life's challenges may smooth the road ahead. Whether you're just starting or have been working on your financial health, there are a few key steps you may take now to help construct your financial safety net.

Monday, September 18, 2023

There are tax credits students, and their parents, may qualify for. Many tax credits come with rules, so you must work with your tax and financial professional to determine which applies to your situation.

Monday, September 11, 2023

Determining the appropriate amount of life insurance coverage for your family can be complicated. A needs analysis incorporates an evaluation of your family's most important obligations and goals.

Monday, September 4, 2023

September is self-improvement month and a great time to work on your financial health. Here are a few simple tips that may help improve your personal finances so that you may move on to other important areas of self-improvement.

Monday, August 28, 2023

What is debt management? As a modern consumer, you need credit. When you were growing up, you may have heard your parents or grandparents say, "If you can't pay for it with cash, then you can't afford to buy it." That may have been...

Tuesday, August 22, 2023

Even before your children can count, they already know something about money: it's what you have to give the ice cream man to get a cone, or put in the slot to ride the rocket ship at the grocery store. So, as soon as your children...

Monday, August 14, 2023

There are two things Americans have always looked forward to: going to the ballpark for the big game and retiring after a fulfilling career. Interestingly, baseball and retirement planning have several aspects in common.

Monday, August 7, 2023

Financial education is constantly evolving. As investments, financial priorities, and the economy change, so do financial strategies and plans. To stay on top of your retirement and ensure that you are on your way toward your financial...

Tuesday, August 1, 2023

Retirement planning is a constantly evolving process. Strategies that may have worked fine a few years ago may no longer be the optimal direction to continue. Your life may have taken unexpected turns, you may have different retirement...