Paying off debt can provide such a good feeling that it’s no wonder many retirees set a goal to have their mortgage paid off at retirement. An obvious reason is to free up some of their retirement income for other things.
The recent government shutdown has emphasized the importance of having an emergency fund. Here’s what you can do to prepare for an emergency.
Did you know January is National Hobby Month? This is the perfect time of year to pick up a new hobby or get back into an old one that you haven’t thought about in a while!
If you find yourself with a fear of finances, you’re not alone. This fear may hold you back from reaching your financial goals in life. Let’s look at steps you can take to overcome a fear of finance.
As I was reviewing my finances the other day, I thought about how hard it was to start saving when I got my first full-time job, yet how far I have come since then…
If you’re not familiar with the idea of paying yourself first, or you just need an important refresher, this post is for you. The benefits you can receive from a disciplined savings plan will last…
By K. Bridget Schneider, CFP®, CRPC®When was the last time you got a copy of your Social Security benefit statement? If you are like many people, you may think you got one in the mail a year or so ago. However, it may have been several years ago. While...
Are you struggling to keep up on paying your debts? Do you have so many payments that there is nothing left over to put towards your future?
The QCD was first introduced in the Pension Protection Act of 2006. It was repeatedly extended, sometimes retroactively, until it became permanent as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016.
Last month we suggested a few reasons early retirement planning is important. That’s valuable information for Millennials, but what if you’re a Gen Xer?
Whether you have been a self-employed professional for years, or you’ve recently become self-employed, the success of your business is in your hands. You need to take advantage of whatever assistance is available, and this includes lowering your tax bill.
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