The Election, Federal Stimulus and The Stock Market
Presidential Elections and The Stock Market

he 2020 presidential election has sparked much debate among investors. How might the outcome of this election affect investments? What does that mean for your financial plan? The environment in Washington has been as supercharged as it has been in a long time, maybe ever. Layered on top of the political gridlock is the COVID pandemic, unrest across the country, and rising tension around the globe.

America Reopens
What Does It Mean For Your Retirement Plan?

After a long period of social distancing, Americans are slowly emerging from their homes.  There’s no telling when the country will be fully back to normal, or what the new normal will look like, but the country looks forward to an economy that is fully up and running again. And while the COVID-19 pandemic has negatively impacted many Americans, there’s no reason why you can’t make a plan to help get your finances on track and ready for the future.

Market Volatility in the New Age
Retirement Planning in an Uncertain World

Planning for retirement is never a “set it and forget it” activity: There are unexpected disasters, market drops, and changing laws that invariably cause retirees to reevaluate their plans of action. There’s no way to predict everything that will cause market downturns, but you can prepare yourself by having a solid financial plan in place.

How The SECURE Act May Affect Your Retirement

In late December 2019, President Trump signed into law the SECURE Act, the most sweeping retirement account legislation passed in close to 20 years. The most significant changes that affect retirees include raising the age for Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs) for retirement accounts, and changing how retirement accounts are inherited by your heirs. The SECURE Act also intends to make retirement plans more accessible for younger workers.

A Review of the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act
Understand the Major Changes & What That Could Mean for You

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act provided numerous changes to the tax code, including reducing tax rates for businesses and individuals, simplifying personal taxes, eliminating personal exemptions, limiting deductions for state and local income taxes, and much more.

Beneficiary Checklist
Ensure Your Beneficiary Designations Reflect Your Wishes

Are your beneficiary designations for your retirement accounts up-to-date? You should periodically review your designations to protect the ones you love and ensure your intentions upon death are clear.

Executor Checklist
Successfully carry out your appointed duties

Settling the affairs of a loved one who dies is an important responsibility that requires time, patience, and a certain amount of organizational skill. An executor is charged with sorting out the finances, paying debts, and dividing what remains among beneficiaries.

7 Keys to Investment Success
Unlock the mystery of building long-term wealth

Building your wealth is a long-term process that takes time and a willingness to learn. It involves more than just investing in the right stocks and bonds or trying to pinpoint when the best time is to buy and sell.

Women & Investing
A Financial Guidebook For Women

Women investors face special challenges that make financial literacy and advanced planning especially important. Women are more likely to outlive their husbands, or be disproportionately affected by a divorce, making long-term financial strategies especially critical.

Vital Records Worksheet
Resolve to Get Your Affairs in Order This Year

Our lives, in many ways, can be recounted through aspects of our personal records and other important legal documents. Yet, when the time comes, can these critical papers be easily found? With a little preparation and planning, this information can be readily available at your fingertips.

Navigating Life Transitions
Align Your Changing Priorities With Your Money

A great financial plan is one that aligns your priorities with your money. But what happens when your priorities change? While every life transition poses its own unique set of challenges, a few guidelines can be applied to successfully navigate a course change life throws your way.


Receive Our e-Newsletter - Sign Up Today!
* Please complete all required fields to submit the form.