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10 Money Habits to Build Wealth

Making something a habit requires discipline and a long-term commitment. In many instances the reward, though not yet achieved, is substantial at a later date given the time and commitment. Get started now and reap those rewards later. Learn more below. https://lf400.isrefer.com/go/bl10mht/a114

January 30th, 2023|spending wisely|0 Comments

What 401(k) Investors Need to Know: Market Update for Q1

Contrary to popular consensus from the media, things may not be as bad as they say. Read the following Market Update to get the info you need to make wise decisions. 2023 Q1 Market Update  

January 23rd, 2023|retirement planning|0 Comments

The Real Cost of Retirement: Are You Saving Enough?

Social Security benefits in 2023 will see the highest increase in 40 years, but will it be enough to cover the real cost of retirement? To give you a better idea of the cost of retirement, we’re breaking down those factors for you. Learn more here.

January 17th, 2023|retirement planning|Comments Off on The Real Cost of Retirement: Are You Saving Enough?

10 Tips for a Stress-Free Christmas

Don't let stress control your holiday season. Simple measures can lead to a much more enjoyable Christmas and a Happy New Year! Learn more here.

December 19th, 2022|spending wisely|Comments Off on 10 Tips for a Stress-Free Christmas

Big Increases to Retirement Plan Contribution Limits for 2023

Contribution limits have increased for 401(k)s and IRA’s, as well as the Catch-up limits and Phase-out thresholds. This is good news for those that want to contribute more for retirement in 2023. Read more here.

November 1st, 2022|retirement planning|Comments Off on Big Increases to Retirement Plan Contribution Limits for 2023

Personal Cybersecurity in 2022: What You Need to Know

Protecting your property is important. Most people strive to keep thieves away by using locks, lights, dogs and alarms. But what do you use to protect yourself from Cyber Thieves? Being diligent in protecting yourself from Hackers is critical in today’s on-line digital world. Read more here.

October 25th, 2022|cyber security|Comments Off on Personal Cybersecurity in 2022: What You Need to Know

Market Commentary for Q4: What It Means for Your 401(k)

Market anxiety can derail a long term investment portfolio when emotions get in the way. The attached Market Commentary is provided to cut through the noise and get to the facts. Learn more here. 

October 11th, 2022|retirement planning|Comments Off on Market Commentary for Q4: What It Means for Your 401(k)

September 2022 Market Commentary

The market has been responding to the expectations of when we get to "terminal" interest rates in terms of the current tightening process, and trying to determine if we are at peak inflation. Since Jackson Hole, the market has adjusted to thinking rates may have to stay higher a little longer before there is a [...]

September 19th, 2022|retirement planning|Comments Off on September 2022 Market Commentary

7 Bad Money Habits That Keep You Poor

Making changes to the finance habits you have can make a very big difference in the end result. Small adjustments can lead to a much larger end result. Read more here.

September 12th, 2022|spending wisely|Comments Off on 7 Bad Money Habits That Keep You Poor

9 Common 401(k) Questions – Answered

If you, like a lot of people, blindly contribute to your 401(k) plan but have many unanswered questions, this article may be worth your time. Read more here.

August 23rd, 2022|retirement planning|Comments Off on 9 Common 401(k) Questions – Answered