Women and Estate Planning Basics

12/23/2019
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Women and Estate Planning Basics

12/23/2019
When it comes to estate planning, women have unique concerns. The fact is that women live an average of 5 years longer than men.

Social Security Retirement Benefit Basics

12/23/2019
Social Security benefits are a major source of retirement income for most people. Your Social Security retirement benefit is based on the number of years you've been working and the amount you've earned.

The New Estate Tax Rules and Your Estate Plan

09/17/2019
The Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010 (the 2010 Tax Act) included new gift, estate, and generation-skipping transfer (GST) tax provisions.

Common Factors Affecting Retirement Income

09/17/2019
When it comes to planning for your retirement income, it's easy to overlook some of the common factors that can affect how much you'll have available to spend.

Risk Management and Your Retirement Savings Plan

05/29/2019
By investing for retirement through your employer-sponsored plan, you are helping to manage a critically important financial risk: the chance that you will outlive your money. But choosing to participate is just one step in your financial risk management strategy. You also need to manage risk within your account to help it stay on track.

Balancing Your Investment Choices with Asset Allocation

05/13/2019
A chocolate cake. Pasta. A pancake. They're all very different, but they generally involve flour, eggs, and perhaps a liquid. Depending on how much of each ingredient you use, you can get very different outcomes. The same is true of your investments. Balancing a portfolio means combining various types of investments using a recipe that's appropriate for you.