How to Hit a Long Drive in Estate Planning

How to Hit a Long Drive in Estate Planning By Faye Sykes In golf, you need patience and concentration to hit a ball 300 yards or more straight down the fairway. Similarly, when it comes to estate planning, you must look straight out into the future and utilize specific strategies in order to provide as…

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What do we do about the Retirement Gender Gap

A Retirement Gender Gap Why a middle-class woman may end up less ready to retire than a middle-class man.   What is the retirement outlook for the average fifty-something working woman? As a generalization, less sunny than that of a man in her age group.   Most middle-class retirees get their income from three sources.…

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Some Changes Are Coming for 401(k)s

Take note of them for 2019.     Some notable developments are about to impact 401(k) plans. They follow a major change that became effective in 2018. Thanks to the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act, workers who borrow from 401(k) accounts and leave their jobs now have until October of the following year to repay plan…

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Women’s Financial Empowerment- Join Us!

Welcome: Women make up 47% of the total US labor force and have branched into almost every area of industry from technology to the arts.[1]  They are 56% of all college students for the last 18 years.[2] For almost a decade, women have earned more graduate degrees, both master’s and doctoral degrees, than men[3]. But…

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Traditional vs. Roth IRAs

Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans. IRAs can be an important tool in your retirement savings belt, and whichever you choose to open could have a significant impact on how those accounts might grow.   IRAs, or Individual Retirement Accounts, are investment vehicles used to help save…

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