A New Year’s Resolution – Get Organized!

Plenty of resolutions are made this time of year, and a lot of them have to do with health or fitness. But there’s another area of your life that could

Couples: Remember to Talk About Retirement!

Do you already have a mental picture of your retirement? You probably do, and here’s some information you may not have considered: So does your spouse! While that may not

Balancing Your Risk Tolerance With Growth Potential

One of the most basic principles of investing links risk and potential for returns. Strategies which have a greater potential for growth usually carry greater risks as well. Some investors

A Tax-Free Upgrade for Your Insurance

As with most industries, life insurance companies are always changing their products in order to keep up with consumer demand for better and more individualized plans. When a traditional life

Plan Your End of Year Charitable Contributions

With the holiday season approaching, you may be thinking about spreading some cheer via charitable donations. If you do give money to a charity, be sure to take the appropriate

Profit Sharing Plans and Your Retirement

Many smart companies are offering profit-sharing plans to their employees as a way to attract the best workers and create loyalty within the business. These plans are not only a

Housing Market Rebound Could Mean Good Things for Your Retirement

If you’ve been awake for the past few years, you’ve no doubt heard plenty of talk about the devastating recession we all endured. As you know, the housing market was

Building a Retirement Fund May Be Easier Than You Think

For some people, the thought of saving for retirement elicits a knee-jerk response: But I’m so swamped with bills and living expenses, I don’t have anything extra to save! This

One Step to Protect Your Children

When you think of a last will and testament, do you think of elderly people deciding how to distribute their possessions after death? That’s a common conception, and it is