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3 Things About Your Taxes That May Have Changed

Here come the holidays and everything that goes with them – traveling, cooking, buying gifts, and of course, spending time with the people we love. Even though it’s a busy time of year when finances can end up taking a back seat to decorating and wrapping presents, it’s important to take the time to review [...]

2021-11-22T14:18:31+00:00November 22nd, 2021|Taxes & Tax Planning|

Estate Planning 101

Did you know that Baby Boomers will pass down an estimated $68 trillion in wealth in the coming decades?[1] You’ve worked hard for your money and likely 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. Understand the [...]

2021-11-15T14:15:47+00:00November 15th, 2021|Estate Planning|

What is a Roth Conversion and Should You Do It?

When you think of your major expenses, you might think of housing, healthcare, travel, or something else. But have you considered that taxes could be your biggest expense, even in retirement? There could be ways to reduce your tax burden today and tomorrow, including a Roth IRA conversion. What is Roth IRA vs. a Traditional [...]

2021-11-08T12:57:36+00:00November 8th, 2021|Retirement Income Planning, Taxes & Tax Planning|

What the High Social Security COLA Could Mean for Your Retirement Finances

Social Security recipients will see a 5.9% increase in 2022 - the largest increase since 1982! This means that the average recipient will see a $92 a month raise starting next year.[1] While this is good news, it’s important to consider what this high Social Security cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) could mean for your overall retirement [...]

2021-11-01T12:07:52+00:00November 1st, 2021|Social Security|

Your Health is Priceless – But How Much Will It Cost You?

One of your largest retirement expenses could be your healthcare costs. An average 65-year-old couple retiring today will need an estimated $300,000 to cover their healthcare costs, according to a recent study.[1] Although good health is priceless, it could cost you in retirement. First, know what you can do during the Medicare Fall Open Enrollment [...]

2021-10-11T01:56:04+00:00October 11th, 2021|Healthcare & Medicare|

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 [...]

2021-10-13T19:04:09+00:00September 27th, 2021|Retirement Planning|

Where Could Your Retirement Income Come From?

You’re used to receiving a paycheck, and perhaps you’ve been used to it steadily increasing over the course of your career. You may have experienced what’s known as “lifestyle inflation” and may not plan to downgrade in retirement. Whatever the case, it’s important to know where your retirement income will come from. It could come [...]

2021-10-13T19:07:21+00:00September 20th, 2021|Retirement Income Planning|
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