Estate planning is an extremely personal process, not a one-size-fits-all endeavor. When an individual has no close relatives (other than perhaps a spouse), the decisions required to prepare an estate plan can sometimes feel overwhelming.
Olympic Gold Medalist, Mia Hamm once said: “my coach said I run like a girl. I said if he ran a little faster, he could too.” With that simple statement, she redefined the word “girl” to mean something more encouraging and inspiring than its historical connotation.
Retirement should be a time to kick back and relax, whether that means traveling the world or staying at home to play with the grandkids. Unfortunately, far too many seniors are spending their golden years worried about their finances-- and debt is a big reason why.
If you inherit an IRA, you must follow the timing rules for withdrawing money from the IRA or face a stiff penalty. Read further to learn more about your options.
Great news for all you retirement savers out there, the IRS says you will be able to contribute more to your retirement accounts in 2019. These changes to individual retirement accounts like 401(k) plans, Traditional IRAs and even Roth IRA are part of the annual inflation adjustments made by the IRS. Larger retirement contribution can mean lower tax bill. Not to mention more income in retirement.
You have the potential to make retirement the next exciting chapter in your life. Are you ready?
Are you ready to retire? If you hope to retire in 2018 there are a few steps you'll need to take before riding off into the sunset.
Building a healthier financial life means striking a balance between living for today, while preparing for tomorrow.
Our goal is to help people think differently about retirement. And on a nice day in the park, we did just that with an #OrangeAid stand, two crates of oranges, 20 gallons of juice, and a fifth-grader named Savannah who happens to be thinking about retirement already.
Retiring on a fixed income is common—and it doesn’t have to be a burden. It just takes some planning, which is something you’ve been doing all along to make the most of the money you earn.
If there’s one thing we know about baby boomers—the generation born between 1946 and 1964—it’s that they like to change things up. Now that they’re entering their golden years, boomers are skipping the “early bird special” and doing retirement their way. Here are 7 trends to watch.