I’m reminded every morning how many “sleeps” are left before Santa comes. My boys (2/3) are very very excited to say the least! But I’m still in work mode and maybe you have some year-end items to take care of too? Be sure to make some time for financial planning before turning the page on… Continue reading 7 Year End Financial Planning Considerations
My oldest child turns 11 this week!!!! Is he really getting closer to being an adult than a kid? Not only is he starting to eat us out of house and home, but we’ve now been having more mature conversations. We’ve been talking about how Middle School will be more responsibility, how he’ll have a… Continue reading 5 Ideas to Prepare Children for Wealth
For many, the summertime means having a looser schedule and “longer days” with more daylight to get things accomplished. It’s a symbol of freedom; no school for kids, a popular vacation time, maybe even more casual attire at work. I’d venture to guess, it’s also the time of the year where people think about retirement… Continue reading 5 Things to Do, Financially, Before You’re 50
In my experience, many of my clients have thought of retirement as retiring away from something. No alarm clocks or long hours. No stressful situations like answering to a boss or managing relationships with co-workers. And for some, no more physical grind on the body, time away from the family or long commutes. Often what… Continue reading My Work Was My Identity. Now What?
For some of my clients, the “accumulation years” (namely the years just before retirement) have become a time of financial hemorrhage. Sandwiched between adult children seeking (multiple?) degrees or grounded by a lack of available jobs and aging parents needing care and support, these clients are finding themselves having to keep multiple generations afloat, often… Continue reading Financially Sandwiched Generation