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.
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.
As a result of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the vast majority of taxpayers began taking the increased Standard Deduction. Because of this, most taxpayers will no longer get a tax benefit from their charitable giving.
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.
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.
Gifting to adult children can be a rewarding way to enrich their lives.
HELOC stands for home equity line of credit. Like a mortgage, it’s a loan made against the equity in your home.
Walt Disney’s success was in large part due to his brother, Roy. Here’s what Roy and Walt teach us about the client-financial planner relationship.
Are you retired or planning to retire soon? Do you still own a life insurance policy? We’ll give you some life insurance pointers on this edition of Project Wealth.
Why is Pennsylvania considered a good state for retirees? The answer on this edition of Project Wealth.
Don’t take shortcuts when calculating your retirement income
Members of “Armageddon, Inc.” who constantly predict doom and gloom aren’t really trying to help you.
Warren Buffett’s aggressive investment plan is one that would make most investors wince. I’ll explain why.
Considerations if your portfolio is made up of one large stock.
Reducing complexity is just one of the advantages.
There can be very large differences between how different mergers are treated for tax purposes.
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.
While few actually like having a mortgage, retirees generally fall into one of two camps: people who are okay with having a mortgage and people who aren’t.
Having a fully coordinated estate plan in place will allow you to have the peace of mind of knowing that your affairs will be handled as you intended.