While annuities can be an important way to build wealth, many individuals don’t realize how complicated these insurance products can be. In this article, we’ll walk you through what you need to know about annuity contracts and the five-year-rule.
Many people think it is a good idea to put their child’s name on the deed to their home, especially if one of the parents is deceased. Usually the motivation is…
Estate tax exemptions are much higher than they once were. As a result, it may be worthwhile to review your estate plan and terminate trusts that are no longer needed.
Why naming your Estate as your IRA Beneficiary may not be a good choice.
Traditional IRAs are subject to a unique set of complex rules. Here are 6 significant differences between IRAs and other financial assets.
While retirement might not be a high priority for young children, starting a Roth IRA early and making small contributions can go a long way over time.
Establishing a trust can be a prudent way to pass assets from one generation to the next since it addresses issues that may arise from transferring wealth outright.
Why do the majority of wealth transfers fail? Learn how to have the right conversations with your heirs now so they can learn how to properly manage their inheritance.
Steps you can take to help ensure that your wealth helps future generations.
Managing finances as a recent widow or widower is a hard but necessary task. Rodgers and Associates can provide the help needed to make the transition easier.
Do you have a plan to provide for your pets after you’re gone? We’ll cover some estate planning tips for our furry friends on this edition of Project Wealth.
We all start out life by working for money. The goal should be to put some of the money we work for aside regularly and invest it.
Read on to learn more about each type of document and why each is important in helping to make sure your estate plan is in order.
A recent study1 conducted for Northwestern Mutual found one in three Baby Boomers (33%), the generation closest to retirement age, have less than $25,000 in retirement savings.
You probably just finished filing your tax return for 2018 and you’re thankful that it’s done for another year. The last thing you want to think about now is amending…
Is a life well-lived measured by how much wealth we acquire or is it measured instead by the condition in which we leave our relationships? Leona Helmsley ran a real estate empire…
An IRA can be a wonderful account to inherit. However, the rules are complex and errors can be costly. There are some great tax advantages if you handle the inheritance correctly.…
It will come as no surprise that the death of a spouse is consistently listed as one of the most stressful life events a person will face. Death is part of life…
People think that naming heirs in a will is enough. We’ll explain why adding them as beneficiaries on an IRA account is important on this edition of Project Wealth.
The Clinton Foundation has been in the news lately. The former President of the United States, William J. Clinton, started the foundation in 1997. It is the nonprofit corporation used…