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Can and Will You Retire in a Crisis?

Life is unpredictable, and there are a number of events that can impact our finances, from global pandemics to personal crises. And while adjustments sometimes may need to be made to get back on track, no one wants to put off an event like retirement because they feel forced to. It’s important to take stock of [...]

August 10th, 2020|Retirement Planning, Economy|

3 Ways to Stay Safe As We Get Back to Normal

America is starting to reopen, but that doesn’t mean the threat of the coronavirus is gone. While we can all be thankful for looser social distancing measures, it’s still important to think about safety. Here are 3 ways to stay safe as we get back to normal. How Are You Traveling? Riding on a bus or [...]

August 7th, 2020|Lifestyle|

3 Strategies for Creating a Solid Retirement Plan

A recent survey found that 54% of Americans say they’d like to continue working in retirement, while 40% say they worry they won’t be able to retire at all.[1] What they may not realize is that many older workers are forced to retire earlier than expected. A study showed that 26% retired earlier because of job loss, [...]

August 3rd, 2020|Retirement Planning|

Far-Reaching Effects of This Pandemic on Social Security and Taxes

Long after the restaurants and hotels are open again, the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic will still be felt by many individuals and the country. During this time of widespread unemployment, less is collected in payroll taxes that fund Social Security, while emergency federal spending has increased significantly. Here are potential far-reaching effects of this [...]

July 27th, 2020|Financial Planning, Social Security, Tax Strategies|

3 Ways to Help Reduce Your Expenses in Retirement

No matter what your current age or financial position, it’s always a good idea to revisit your overall retirement plan, review your goals, investments, and budget for the future. Also, while you’re at it, you might as well try and find some new ways to help reduce your expenses in retirement. We welcome you to join [...]

July 25th, 2020|Financial Planning, Retirement|

3 Tools to Help Survive Hard Times

Life is unpredictable, but that’s no reason not to have an emergency plan. This is especially important in retirement, when you must replace your paycheck and decide how to use your savings. Your retirement could be decades long, and there could be market downturns or personal hardships during that time. Here are three tools to help [...]

July 19th, 2020|Financial Planning, Economy|

Tax Minimization in 2020 and Beyond

As the coronavirus spread, the government stepped in with unprecedented economic interventions, from direct payments to Americans, to relief for businesses. While these measures may be necessary to mitigate the damage done by the virus and the economic shutdown, they’ve also resulted in a ballooning of the national deficit.[1] U.S. government debt could soon rise to [...]

July 13th, 2020|Tax Strategies|



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