As an investor, you want to protect your assets and ensure that your money is secure. Two organizations that provide this type of protection are the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC). While both FDIC and SIPC protect investors, they do so in different ways, and it’s important to understand how each works to make informed decisions about where to keep your money. Read More
Social Security is a vital retirement benefit that provides financial support to seniors who have contributed to the workforce for many years. While many people choose to claim their Social Security benefits as soon as they are eligible, this decision can have negative consequences. In this blog, we will explore four problems associated with claiming Social Security early and why waiting until full retirement age may be a better choice. Read More
Retirement is a significant milestone in everyone’s life. It’s the time when you finally get to reap the fruits of your labor, relax, and enjoy the rest of your life. Unfortunately, there are many myths that people believe about retirement before they retire, which can lead to unrealistic expectations and financial troubles down the line. In this post, we’ll discuss these common myths about retirement so that you can be better prepared for your new journey. Read More
Using art as a retirement plan might seem like a good idea, but there are some major drawbacks that you should be aware of before making this decision. Read More
Are you ready for a 40 year retirement? Read More
The Secure Act 2.0 was signed into law on December 29, 2022 bringing some major changes when it comes to retirement planning. Among the most notable is a change to Required Minimum Distributions (RMD). The new law builds on earlier legislation that allows retirees to delay required minimum distributions (RMDs) until a later age. This can be a significant benefit for retirees who don’t need the income from their retirement accounts and want to keep their savings invested for as long as possible. Read More
Retirement is a time when many people look forward to leaving the workforce and enjoying what should be the most enjoyable phase of your life.
There are many risks when it comes to investing and preparing for retirement. However, there is one threat that is often ignored which has a HUGE impact on the success and reliability of your retirement. The government can impact your retirement negatively. Here are a few examples: Read More
Is it a need or a want?
When it comes to personal finance decisions and planning for retirement, it is important to differentiate between needs and wants. While both are important factors to consider, understanding the difference between the two can help you make more informed and strategic decisions about your financial future. Read More
We all know that in the grand scheme of things, retirement is an incredibly important part of life. It’s a time when we can finally live our lives how we want to, with no one to answer to but ourselves.
There are some obvious sure ways to have a successful retirement. Strategies like making sure to have protected reliable income, a diversified portfolio, reducing your taxes, are solid a solid start.
But what if you could make your retirement even more enjoyable? What if you could have a better quality of life during your golden years? Read More
Taxes impact decisions in a very real way. When it comes down to it, people like paying lower taxes because it means more money in their pockets!
Why did Tyreek Hill choose to play for Miami instead of the NY Jet’s? He has a great reason. Jerseyites think about it for a minute – same for New Yorkers, Californians and others! And this is just football. Think about major corporations and the jobs they bring. Read More