marriage and finances

Let’s Talk About Marriage…….

Marriage affects your finances in many ways, including your ability to build wealth, plan for retirement, plan your estate, and capitalize on tax and insurance-related benefits. There are, however, two important caveats. First, same-sex marriages are recognized for federal income and estate tax reporting purposes. However, each state determines its own rules for state taxes,

financial risk assessment

What’s Your Definition of Risk?

When it comes to investing, many people associate risk with losing money. But investing demands different forms of risk. Understanding each type — and the possible return linked with your retirement portfolio — can help you determine whether your investments are suitable for your situation. Examining Risk and Return Stocks historically have displayed the highest