Retirement Planning

How to Gauge Risk Tolerance

Risk tolerance is an investment term that refers to your ability to endure market volatility. All investments come with some level of risk, and if you’re planning to invest your money, it’s important to be aware of how much volatility you can endure. Your tolerance for risk affects your choice of investments and the overall makeup of your portfolio. Consider … Continue reading
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Being Your Best in 2019

As we begin 2019, there are a few changes to retirement plan and IRA limits as well as other adjustments that could affect your taxes. Every year, the Internal Revenue Service announces cost-of-living adjustments that affect contribution limits for retirement plans and various tax deduction, exclusion, exemption, and threshold amounts. We have listed a few for you to keep in … Continue reading
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Understanding Long-term Care Insurance

It’s a fact: People today are living longer. Although that’s good news, the odds of requiring some sort of long-term care increase as you get older. And as the costs of home care, nursing homes, and assisted living escalate, you probably wonder how you’re ever going to be able to afford long-term care. One solution that is gaining in popularity is … Continue reading

Retirement Awaits. You’re Building a Solid Future

You’ve spent most of your life working and raising a family.  You’re at that point where your hard work is paying off. Your children are becoming independent and you realize there’s more time for you to focus on you. Maybe you have extra time on your hands now that the kids can drive themselves. Maybe they’ve left for college. Either … Continue reading
Retirement Awaits. You’re Building a Solid Future

Estimating Your Retirement Income Needs

Planning for your retirement is important, but where do you begin? One of your first steps should be to estimate how much income you’ll need to fund your retirement. That’s not as easy as it sounds, because retirement planning is not an exact science. Your specific needs depend on your goals and many other factors. Use your current income as … Continue reading
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