As you head into retirement, it makes sense to reevaluate your insurance coverage and make sure it’s sufficient. Now that you’re about to retire, it’s an excellent opportunity to take a fresh look at your life insurance coverage. It might be that you can give up a policy or two, or that you can change
1. Not taking advantage of the Stretch distribution option or not establishing it properly The Stretch IRA is a way for each IRA beneficiary to maximize the payout period over his or her entire life expectancy. Properly designating beneficiaries and informing them of the IRA owner’s “Stretch” intentions are key to making this strategy work.
What influences your spending choices? Social media can pressure you to spend more than necessary. We have all seen our friends post images of an expensive dinner,a pricy resort stay, a new car, maybe even their first condo or house. Seeing these message can influence your spending habits. Millennials are known for frugality, but the
After you marry, to what degree should your financial lives be shared? Many couples who marry also wed their finances together. Whether they partly or fully merge their finances, many couples may see more advantages than disadvantages to taking this step. Some young married couples decide to create joint accounts early. Without a joint checking
Inattention and procrastination can hurt family wealth. Some estate planning is better than none, but sometimes people address wealth transfer issues inadequately or ineptly when they tackle the task. Here are some classic miscues. Waiting too long. A wealthy individual may postpone estate planning until too late in life, which may present obstacles due to
Creating a solid financial foundation can help investors stay focused no matter how the markets are performing. When the markets and the economy are behaving badly, as they tend to do from time to time, it’s easy to feel helpless. But creating a solid financial foundation can help you gain control of your investments and possibly