It is important to understand financial fundamentals as you build your financial plan. We are continuing our journey by establishing your foundation which includes setting your goals, time horizon, risk tolerance and liquidity needs.Continue reading
The first step in investing is to secure a strong financial foundation.
Start with these four basic steps:
When you refinance your mortgage, you take out a new home loan and use some or all of the proceeds to pay off the existing one.
On March 11, the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was officially declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization, and two days later President Trump declared a national emergency.1 The unknowns surrounding a new virus make it difficult to predict the potential human and economic toll, but unprecedented steps are being taken to help slow the spread of the disease and prepare medical facilities to treat a rising number of cases. Continue reading
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the due date for filing federal income tax returns and making tax payments has been postponed by the IRS from Wednesday, April 15, 2020, to Wednesday, July 15, 2020. Continue reading
This current crisis is changing every aspect of our lives right now. Many of us feel off center, uncomfortable and anxious. We are out of our normal routines and must learn new skills to deal with new challenges.
If you’re a decade or so away from retirement, you’ve probably spent at least some time thinking about this major life change. How will you manage the transition? Continue reading
So you’re about to become a parent. Congratulations! Parenthood may be one of the most rewarding experiences you’ll ever have. As you prepare for life with your baby, here are a few things you should think about. Continue reading
Setting goals is a very important part of life in general and in financial planning in particular. Before you actually invest your money, you should spend some time considering and setting your personal financial goals. Continue reading
The $1.4 trillion spending package enacted on December 20, 2019, included the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act, which had overwhelmingly passed the House of Representatives in the spring of 2019, but then subsequently stalled in the Senate. The SECURE Act represents the most sweeping set of changes to retirement legislation in more than a decade. Continue reading