Last week I shared two key ways the rules for retirement planning have just changed based on Congress passing what’s been called the “SECURE Act”. The rule changes I shared last week around distribution age and inherited IRAs can affect a broad audience. Below I share changes that I feel affect a smaller pool of… Continue reading Part II: Congress May Have Just Changed Your Retirement Planning
Life insurance is an important part of a client’s overall financial plan, and too often, it’s left out of the financial planning picture. Many households have no insurance at all, or, if they do, it’s an employer-provided benefit that may not be enough to adequately address their financial objectives God forbid something horrible happens. Our… Continue reading 3 Things to Know During Life Insurance Awareness Month
Who thinks they know where the stock market is heading for the rest of the year? Anyone have President Trump figured out, or how China will continue to maneuver in trade negotiations? Who has grand insight into the Federal Reserve’s next steps? Crystal ball on this next election cycle and on what an inverted yield… Continue reading Are You Willing to Accept the Certainty of Uncertainty?
Most clients of ours have made plans for their estate and documented them in their Will and through beneficiary designations on their financial accounts. This is a must, and we’re happy to help our clients check those boxes. But part of planning your estate is also about trying to balance protecting it (through insurance) and… Continue reading 5 Questions to Ask Yourself About Insurance in Retirement
I read an interesting statistic that said when a plane from New York takes flight to Los Angeles, it ends up being off course 97% of the time. Air traffic controllers are constantly giving inputs that call for change of direction and altitude to get the plane precisely where it needs to get to. When… Continue reading You’re Off Course 97% of the Time? Control Your Direction