U.S. court upholds Obama-era retirement advice rule
A U.S. federal judge on Wednesday upheld an Obama-era rule designed to avoid conflicts of interests when brokers give retirement advice, in a possible setback for President Donald...
Financial tips for women getting a divorce
Separate all spousal property and accounts immediately
What’s the best age to retire?
Retirement columnist BOSTON (MarketWatch)—If you’re going to do it—retire, that is—you might as well do it at the right age. And doing it at the right age, according to the authors of a soon-to-be published paper, involves a bit of homework Retiring at the optimal age should not be left to chance, according to Kenn Tacchino, a professor of taxation and financial planning at Widener University, and Patricia Tacchino, co-authors of a soon-to-be-published paper in Benefits Quarterly Rather, choosing a retirement age needs to be a rational decision that accounts for a variety of confusing and competing consideration, the Tacchinos wrote. And to reach a rational decision, the authors say, would-be retirees would benefit from…
Easter Bunny Boxes of Chocolates
Our spring green window boxes display beautiful hand-painted chocolates within. Large chocolate bunnies come in three delicious flavors.
Terrible Financial Advice: Top 10 Tips You Shouldn't Follow
It seems like everyone from bloggers to your next-door neighbor doles out financial advice these days. It can be difficult figuring out who to believe, and bad tips can pop up as frequently as thunderstorms in the summertime
Retirement: Loneliness Can Sneak Up on You
By slaglefinancial on July 11, 2017 in Uncategorized Even people who have spent a lot of time planning for retirement may encounter unexpected challenges once they’re in those golden years. They focus on retirement income planning, which is, of course, important and appropriate — and we can help you there. They also focus on things they want to do while they’re still in good health, such as traveling or playing pickleball. They look forward to spending more time with their spouse and good friends It can be quite joyful, but the less joyful realization often sets in when a spouse or a close friend passes away. That’s when many retirees truly understand they are facing the reality of their mortality. Apart from that, they’ve also lost a best friend and companion.1 Sometimes the…
Should You Hold Bonds or Bond Funds When Interest Rates Rise?
Bond investing in a rising interest rate environment requires careful thought. Here are some things to consider about bonds and bond funds.
How do auto loans work?
So how do auto loans work? Since most people buying a new or used car opt for financing it’s an important question, and understanding the answer will help you in the purchase process.…
Why choose a CPA for all your tax needs?
Everyone knows about CPAs, right? Although you may often hear friends talk about meeting with their CPAs at tax time or when they need critical advice, in fact many people are not...
5 Tips To Survive Stock Market Volatility In Retirement