Ask the Adviser: Why are Medicare Part B premiums going down when inflation is up?
After a large increase in Medicare Part B premiums for 2022, the cost is now dropping. We’ll look at a surprising reason why.
Six Retirement Tips That Should Go Away Forever
These misperceptions can end up costing you a lot of money, and more importantly, years of your life working for someone else rather than pursuing your passions.
Phase 2 of the AGILE Retirement Journey
Preparing for retirement might be the single biggest financial challenge most people face. We’ll cover planning Phase 2 in this episode of Project Wealth.
How Does the SECURE Act Affect Legacy Planning for Large IRAs?
With the passage of the SECURE Act inherited IRAs from those who passed after December 31, 2019 are no longer allowed to stretch the withdrawals over their life expectancy.
What is The Widow’s Tax and How Will It Affect Me?
IRS tax code treats married people very differently than single people. When a spouse dies, the surviving spouse may often face a drop in income and a hike in income taxes at the same time.
What is a Money Script?
We all have different “money scripts,” or things we tell ourselves about money that impact our financial decisions. Becoming aware of these thoughts—and the impact they have on our spending and saving behaviors—is important as you plan for and enter retirement.
10 Years Later: Lessons Learned from the Bernie Madoff Scandal
Since his deceit was revealed, there are still many unanswered questions. Despite these questions, there are lessons that fraud can teach all investors to avoid becoming victims of the next Madoff.
5 Strategies for Gifting to Adult Children
Gifting to adult children can be a rewarding way to enrich their lives.
What is a HELOC? How they Differ from Conventional Mortgages
HELOC stands for home equity line of credit. Like a mortgage, it’s a loan made against the equity in your home.
Retirement Income Calculations: What Many Are Missing
Don’t take shortcuts when calculating your retirement income
Variable Annuities: How To Evaluate Whether You Should Keep One
Unfortunately, it is not uncommon to meet prospective clients who attended an “informational” seminar, got a nice steak dinner, and ultimately purchased an annuity that may cost them thousands of dollars…
Pennsylvania: Good State To Retire In, Bad State To Die In
While the federal estate tax (in its current form) is probably something that very few people will need to worry about, the inheritance tax is really something that all Pennsylvanians need to consider.