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Proactive Tax Planning 3 of 6

One Roth IRA Workaround for High-Income Earners If you understand the concept of compounding interest and believe your money will grow over time, then you’d be wise to supplement pre-tax retirement plans with a Roth IRA. After all, it’s the most recognized vehicle for tax –free growth and tax-free distribution. Yet, high-income earners can’t contribute… Continue reading Proactive Tax Planning 3 of 6

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5 Common Planning Mistakes You Can Easily Fix

Sometimes progress is as much about knowing what NOT to do, as it is about figuring out what to do. The path to growing wealth takes some basic building blocks, but it also requires avoiding certain mistakes along the way.  You may not think a lot about it, but small missteps can have big, negative… Continue reading 5 Common Planning Mistakes You Can Easily Fix

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6 Key Risks to Retirement (Part 1)

For many of my clients, the topic of retirement comes with many different emotions. While it can be exciting to think about freedom of time and the lack of an alarm clock going off first thing in the morning, there are many people that carry a fair amount of anxiety when considering the financial stress… Continue reading 6 Key Risks to Retirement (Part 1)

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Eat the Eggs, Not the Geese

Spending in retirement can be a slippery slope. Gone are the employer paychecks, replaced (perhaps) by a lump sum retirement plan that you have to manage and you need make sure lasts the rest of your life. And balancing the needs and wants of today with the needs and wants of the future is an… Continue reading Eat the Eggs, Not the Geese

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When In Doubt, Ask Yourself: “Why Am I Invested This Way?”

There are many opportunities to question our investment choices. We probably do this when we review our financial statements, read news headlines, or hear a commentator’s opinion on a hot topic, etc. And there’s certainly no shortage of news and opinions these days. So it’s very easy to get caught up in the moment where… Continue reading When In Doubt, Ask Yourself: “Why Am I Invested This Way?”