How far away is your retirement? What have you done to make sure you have the funds to make it happen? If you do not have a plan or at least know what to do, you will find yourself in trouble as many do. So, first off, it is always best to start as early... Continue Reading →
What to do with an Old 401k or IRA Account?
What to do with an Old 401k or IRA Account? What happens if you have an old 401k or IRA account from a previous employer? Most Financial Advisors will give you four options: First, just leave your account where it is. This is what most people do when the balance is above $5,000. Is this... Continue Reading →
How to Get a Better Retirement Account for a Better Future
There are three common problems that retirees will face, that worry them and those who will retire. This is all about having enough retirement savings. Concern one. Will I have enough money? This is about growing and protecting our money without the risk of losing any of it. As we saw in 1987, 2000, 2008,... Continue Reading →
5 Reasons a 401(k) May Be the Worst Account to Have in Retirement
That massive 401(k) nest egg that you're so proud of comes with some serious baggage. Here are five major cons of these accounts and a couple of alternatives to consider instead. See how yours is preforming here: https://www.brightscope.com Now allow us to help you! You will need to have an experienced, licensed, and knowledgeable agent... Continue Reading →
What are the Types of IRA Retirement Plans?
An IRA is an Individual Retirement Account. It is basically a retirement plan that allows you to save money for retirement with a tax advantage. This is a service provided by banks and various financial institutions as well as Insurance Companies that will manage your retirement savings. Depending on the type and how it is... Continue Reading →
Understanding How Compound Interest Works
I have been an educator for over thirty years as well as an investment and financial advisor. One of the mathematical concepts I love to teach students and families is how compounding interest works. I will start off with a penny, then ask my students how much would they have in a month if they... Continue Reading →
What are the Ten Best Financial Moves?
Here are the top proven effective ways to get your financial house in order now and through your retirement. First, Pay off your Debt. Consumer debt like credit cards and car loans will literally eat you out of house and home. You will not be able to properly grow your future or take care... Continue Reading →