Can a Minor Participate in a 401K?

If you are a small business owner, this week’s article might be of interest to you. It mentions that “the 401(k) has become the go-to retirement plan for many Americans and continues to gain traction. The flexibility, tax savings and scale of 401(k) plans have made it...

Did you know?

Did you know that the National Institute on Retirement Security, “Examining the Nest Egg: The Sources of Retirement Income for Older Americans,” January 2020 reports that 40.2% of older Americans only receive income from Social Security? We believe in supplementing...

What’s the Right Strategy for You?

This week’s article confirms an announcement recently made by the IRS. “You now have an extra month to lower your tax bill with contributions to your individual retirement account (IRA). Just like last year, the IRS has extended the 2020 tax filing deadline to May 17,...

What’s the Right Strategy for You?

This week’s article confirms an announcement recently made by the IRS. “You now have an extra month to lower your tax bill with contributions to your individual retirement account (IRA). Just like last year, the IRS has extended the 2020 tax filing deadline to May 17,...

Keeping it Simple

This week’s article provides an easy answer to the question ‘What is an Indexed Annuity’? “An indexed annuity is a type of annuity contract that pays an interest rate based on the performance of a specified market index, such as the S&P 500. It differs from fixed...

Retirement Accounts

With deadlines for filing tax returns approaching we are beginning to remind people that the deadline for making their permitted annual deposits into their retirement accounts is also approaching. Even if you have a Roth IRA you may want to consider the different...

Do Beneficiaries Pay Taxes on Life Insurance

Lately we’re being asked about taxes and life insurance, and whether or not beneficiaries of a life insurance policy have to pay income taxes on that money, or whether the estate has to pay taxes on it. The simple answer is, usually, no. But because there can be...

A simple cure for that risk

A simple cure for that risk This week’s article tells us “experts want you to start saving as soon as possible, no matter what amount you can afford to put away.” The first goal being to simply get into the habit of saving for the future because the future comes...

Federal Questions

Commentary: If you are a Federal civil servant employee and contemplating putting in your retirement papers this year, you may want to verify what your lifetime benefits will be, and how they are calculated. It isn’t just a question of age, which is how most of us...

What does that actually mean?

Commentary: Have you ever found yourself in the middle of a conversation with a financial professional and realized you have no understanding of the meaning of the words he is using? We try to keep things simple around our office, and go to great lengths to make sure...

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