Retirement 101: Why Do I Need a Financial Advisor?

Are you investing in your retirement? Yes? Good on you. You’re one step closer to a financially secure life after work. But are you working with a financial advisor to help with the process? No? Well, you probably want to. Indeed, 54% of people investing in their retirement, without the support of an advisor, wish […]

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7 Major Signs It’s Time To Retire

It’s the ultimate gamble. Retire too soon, and you risk financial ruin or days on end of boredom. Wait too long, and you’ve missed the prime retirement years when you still have the energy (and good health) to enjoy your work-free days. How do you know when it’s time to retire? Well, there’s no magic […]

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The Age Old Question: When Should I Retire?

Have you ever asked yourself questions about retirement? For example, “how old do I have to be to retire?” or “how much do I need to save before I retire?” or even simply, “when should I retire?” If you’re a young adult, retirement probably seems so far off that you haven’t given it much, if […]

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What is The Best Age to Collect Social Security Benefits?

Are you tired? Tired of the daily grind, the rat race, of getting up every day and putting on a suit (or blouse)? If you’re in your sixties, you’re probably dreaming of retirement. And retirement means getting checks from the SSA (really from your past self) in the mail. But when should you start? Should […]

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Roth IRA vs Traditional IRA: What’s the Difference?

An IRA or individual retirement account is a good way for you to save for the future. As the name implies, you’re saving for retirement. When you go to open up and IRA, you may have the choice between a Roth IRA and a Traditional IRA. While both are similar in nature, each comes with […]

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Are you asking yourself, "How much do I need to retire?" Read on to figure out how much money you need to retire.

How Much Do I Need to Retire?

“How much do I need to retire?” It’s a common refrain among workers of all ages. The closer you are to retirement age, though, the more you’re likely thinking about it. You’ve probably heard advice like you’ll need $1 million saved to retire. Other people will recommend a certain percentage of your pre-tax income. Others […]

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Handling market volatility close to retirement

Commentary from our firm that offers insight into timely events and news that shapes our financial world. Key Tips Through Tough Markets 1. Volatility is normal The reason we expect higher long-term returns on stocks than on cash and bonds is because they have greater volatility. We have to accept volatility in times like this to […]

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Are You Prepared For Retirement? 10 Things to Consider Before You’re Ready to Retire

Each day, approximately 10,000 Americans leave the workforce and officially retire. Soaking in the sun on a beach to celebrate is great. But without a good plan in place, how will you make sure you can get there? Before you plot your escape from your career, you’ll need to make sure you’re prepared for retirement. […]

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8 Must-Have Employee Retention Strategies for Businesses in 2019

Did you know that every time an employee leaves, it costs 20% of their salary to replace them? If you have a large organization with employees leaving constantly, that can put a big dent in your bottom line. Every year, 3 million employees leave their jobs in search of something better. Think about the money […]

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4 Ways To Make The Most Of Your Future Social Security Income

Is retirement planning getting you frustrated and confused? Are you wondering if you’ll be able to retire at 65? There are almost 75 million Americans between the ages of 50 and 70, all hoping to afford the retirement of their dreams. The good news is that there are several ways you can maximize your social […]

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