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Financial Freedom in Retirement Is All About Cash Flow
You may think accumulation is the most important part of the game, but income is like water: You can’t live without it.
Is It OK to Rule From the Grave?
Imposing reasonable conditions on your loved ones during estate planning is smart, but overly burdensome ones can have disastrous results.
5 Ways to Fight Inflation’s Impact on Your Retirement Plan
Rather than panic, retirees and pre-retirees can take steps to combat inflation’s invasion, starting with an in-depth budget analysis.
By Bruce Porter • Published
When RMDs Loom Large, QCDs Offer a Gratifying Tax Break
Send money directly to charity from your traditional IRA, and you won’t owe taxes on the amount you donate. It’s a win-win!
By Scott Tucker, Investment Adviser Representative • Published
When You Die, What Happens to Your Bitcoin?
Without your private key, your heirs are locked out of your digital wallet. Being prepared, though, ensures they can gain access to your assets when the time comes.
By Stacy Francis, CFP®, CDFA®, CES™ • Published
4 Potential ‘Silver Linings’ for Seniors in 2023
Struggling seniors have had a lot to worry about in 2022. There’s some good news for 2023, though, that may make life a little easier, such as a Social Security raise.
By David Jaeger, CFP® • Last updated
7 Big Retirement Risks to Avoid
As people live longer and costs keep climbing, we offer some tips on how to navigate the changing retirement landscape.
By Carlos Dias Jr., Wealth Adviser • Last updated
Retiring in a Slowing Economy? 3 Steps Can Help You Prepare
A weak stock market can create uncertainty when retiring, but a good financial plan can help you find a comfortable path.
By Erin Hadary, CFP®, MBA, CAP®, CeFT® • Published
Financial Stages of Life: 4 Key Questions to Ease Transitions
We all have the same anxiety: Will I be OK? Regularly adjusting your long-term financial plans can help calm your fears.
By Kelli Kiemle, AIF® • Published
What to Look for in a Financial Adviser
We all want to reach retirement age confident we have the means to live a comfortable and enjoyable life, and choosing a financial adviser is one of our most critical decisions.
By Tony Drake, CFP®, Investment Advisor Representative • Published
Save More for Retirement in 2023 Thanks to Higher IRA and 401(k) Contribution Limits
If you're saving for retirement, you can contribute a lot more to an IRA, 401(k), or other retirement account in 2023.
By Rocky Mengle • Published