Tips to Survive Thanksgiving 2021

Thanksgiving is a day typically filled with gratitude, joy, and – most importantly – eating! Despite so much change since the pandemic, the act of devouring a great meal for Thanksgiving dinner has remained true through it all. While most of us look...

Estate Planning 101

Did you know that Baby Boomers will pass down an estimated $68 trillion in wealth in the coming decades?[1] You’ve worked hard for your money and likely want to see it passed down in the most efficient way possible for your loved one’s benefit. Unfortunately, costly...

Is Any of Your Stuff Valuable?

If you’ve lived somewhere for years, you’ve probably accumulated a lot of possessions. Maybe you’re running out of space, or you’re embracing the “spark joy” minimalist movement. Either way, having less clutter in your living space and better organization can help...

What is a Roth Conversion and Should You Do It?

When you think of your major expenses, you might think of housing, healthcare, travel, or something else. But have you considered that taxes could be your biggest expense, even in retirement? There could be ways to reduce your tax burden today and tomorrow, including...

New Activities to Pick Up in Your Retirement

When you finally leave the workforce, there are so many exciting aspects of your life to look forward to. During the shift from the workforce into retirement, you may find yourself with more time on your hands than you had anticipated. If you do find yourself with...

How Will You Want to Receive Long-Term Care?

There is a shift away from providing long-term care services in hospitals and nursing homes to providing care in individuals’ homes. This was happening before the pandemic, but the trend is now accelerating for several reasons. Many nursing homes did not allow...

3 Uncertainties You Could Face in Retirement

The only certainty in life is that there will be uncertainties. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t create a plan to address them. Retirement shouldn’t be a time of anxiety or worry; it should be a time when you feel financially secure and can enjoy the money you’ve...

How Will You Reinvent Yourself in Retirement?

For much of your life, you’ve focused on your career, your family, and the future. Now is the time to shift your focus onto yourself. With more free time to pursue the things you love and perhaps some new activities, you can “reinvent” yourself in this next phase of...

Why We Could See a Market Correction

We’ve seen the stock market rise to record highs recently, but how long can this last? 54% of American investors see the stock market heading for a crash, according to a recent Allianz survey.[1] There are a few reasons why we could see a market correction soon,...