Make the Most Out of Your Tax Refund

  A tax refund is not a bonus, but people often treat it that way. In reality, your tax refund is a reimbursement from the government for withholding too much of your income. The average federal tax refund this year will exceed $3,000. Before making a reservation at the nicest restaurant … [Read more...]

Millennial Millionaires? A Financial Advisor Could Help You Join The Ranks.

  Millennials, or young adults under the age of 35, may not feel they’re on a career trajectory toward becoming a millionaire. However, with careful planning and advising, many millenials can obtain this goal and set aside a comfy nest egg for adulthood and retirement. The key is … [Read more...]

Retirement Income Payment Plans – Choose Wisely

If you are getting ready to retire,  you may find yourself faced with the question of how you should receive income payments – in increments or all at once. Most people end up choosing steady payments, or "life annuity".  Having that steady income can make for less stress than taking a big lump … [Read more...]

Donating to a Non-Profit Organization: How to avoid getting scammed

Considering donating to a non-profit organization?  Don’t let fraudsters take advantage of your desire to help, through dirty tactics such as emotional appeals. Exercising a little caution will protect you against scammers who are trying to cheat you. Here are some guidelines to keep in mind when … [Read more...]

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Tax Changes in 2015: Stay Up-to-Date!

  Each year U.S. tax codes undergo various changes. Staying on top of these changes can help save you more money and avoid hassles and headaches come Tax Day. Here are two major tax changes in 2015 that you'll want to know when you prepare:   Retirement Savings Tax Changes in … [Read more...]

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Retirement Planning: Don’t delay, start now.

These days, retirement looks nothing like it did generations ago. This means that retirement planning has evolved as well. Long gone are the days of guaranteed pensions and health insurance for life.  With growing health consciousness and longer life expectancies, your retirement dollars have to … [Read more...]

Holiday Spending Tips

The holiday season is almost here and it is tempting to overindulge in many ways. For your financial future, it is important to resist the snare of overspending. With expensive events, a long list of presents to buy, and travel costs, it’s easy to let it get out of hand by the time 2015 is … [Read more...]