There still seems to be confusion among retirees about the changes in the law affecting required minimum distributions, or RMDs. Beginning a few weeks ago, on January 1, 2023, the starting age for RMDs rose
The year 2023 brought with it a number of changes to the rules governing retirement deposits and withdrawals. This includes changes, in both this and future years, for RMDs from tax-advantaged retirement accounts. New legislation
This week’s article may help you to think about why you are purchasing life insurance. There are several different reasons why you would purchase life insurance: Once you understand why you’re purchasing life insurance, that
The National Council on Aging reports that financial scams targeting older adults are on the rise. According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation in 2021, there was a 74% increase in losses to older victims
Often when we ask ourselves ‘Have I saved enough for retirement?” we’re really just asking if we can afford to give financial gifts or assistance to our children or grandchildren. The difficult part in answering
We are often asked about “financial literacy.” The phrase refers to the ability to understand and use various financial skills, and is the foundation of your relationship with money. A strong foundation of financial literacy
We are always reading articles reminding us that social security is often not enough to support our needs in retirement. No one should be financially caught off-guard when they retire, which is why it may
“According to the 2022 Insurance Barometer Study, conducted by LIMRA and Life Happens, 106 million adults lack life insurance, or adequate coverage. The need gap, what people have versus what they said they need, is
We all remember our school days of worrying about the grades we would receive. What does it mean when an insurance company gets graded? Insurance companies are rated with a letter grade to indicate their
There was an interesting article the other day in the Wall Street Journal. The article discussed a recent survey of workers in their 60’s who were asked about their retirement preferences. The author found that
“Money can’t buy happiness” is an adage that some people live by, and others ignore. According to a recent Purdue study: “income can correlate with emotional well-being and life satisfaction.” But, as a recent GoBankingRates
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