May 21st, 2019

Options and Benefits of Roth IRA Contributions

If you own an Individual Retirement Account (IRA), you may have heard about Roth IRA conversions. Converting your traditional IRA to a Roth IRA can make a lot of sense depending on your situation. But remember, consulting with your financial advisor here at Kendall Capital before making financial decisions is always a good idea.      … Continue reading “Options and Benefits of Roth IRA Contributions”

May 20th, 2019

The Problem of Money Paralysis

Not making a move is not always the best move to make.  A decision not made may have financial consequences. Sometimes, we fall prey to a kind of money paralysis, in which financial indecisiveness is regarded as a form of “safety.” Retirement seems to amplify this tendency. If you are single and retired, you may … Continue reading “The Problem of Money Paralysis”

May 8th, 2019

TOD or Living Trust?

How do you keep assets out of probate? If this question is on your mind, you should know that there are two basic ways to achieve that objective. One, you could create a revocable living trust. You can serve as its trustee, and you can fund it by retitling certain accounts and assets into the … Continue reading “TOD or Living Trust?”

May 7th, 2019

Start from Where You Are to Become a Middle-Class Millionaire

Often, when I talk to someone about how they can become a Middle-Class Millionaire, they say they just don’t know where to start. They peer off into the future and they can’t comprehend how they’ll reach the goal of being a Middle-Class Millionaire from where they are today financially. I tell them that everyone starts … Continue reading “Start from Where You Are to Become a Middle-Class Millionaire”

April 29th, 2019

It Comes from the Heart: The Saver’s Mindset

A Middle-Class Millionaire starts the journey to financial security with a heartfelt for others. A Middle-Class Millionaire starts out with the heart to care about his or her family’s future, his children’s education, his spouse’s life if he should become disabled or die early and his or her joyful retirement unencumbered by money worries. When … Continue reading “It Comes from the Heart: The Saver’s Mindset”

April 23rd, 2019

IPOs Are Hot — But Should You Invest in Them?

Initial public offerings, or IPOs, seem to be all the rage among investors so far this year. In the last few months, Lyft, Pinterest, Uber, and Zoom all debuted on the public market by offering shares of stock for sale to public investors. Expedia and Airbnb are also expected to go public in the near … Continue reading “IPOs Are Hot — But Should You Invest in Them?”

April 22nd, 2019

When Should You Consider an IRA Charitable Rollover?

Have you ever wanted to make a major charitable gift? Would you like a federal tax break in acknowledgment of that gift? If so, an IRA charitable rollover might be a good option. If you are age 70½ or older and have one or more traditional IRAs, you may want to explore this tax provision. … Continue reading “When Should You Consider an IRA Charitable Rollover?”

April 10th, 2019

Teaching Your Heirs to Value Your Wealth

Some millionaires are reluctant to talk to their kids about family wealth. Perhaps they are afraid of what their heirs may do with it. If a child comes from money and grows up knowing they can expect a sizable inheritance, that child may look at family wealth like water from a free-flowing spigot with no … Continue reading “Teaching Your Heirs to Value Your Wealth”

March 22nd, 2019

Interesting Investment Facts & Lessons Learned

If you’re a dedicated market geek with plenty of time on your hands, you can uncover some very interesting things about stock market history and perhaps learn some interesting lessons from them. Below is a snapshot of some of them: Since 1916, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (which predates the S&P 500 index and has … Continue reading “Interesting Investment Facts & Lessons Learned”

March 21st, 2019

The Importance of Aligning Your Investing With Your Principles

Do your investment choices echo your outlook? Are they in agreement with your values? These questions may seem rather deep when it comes to deciding what to buy or sell, but some great investors have built fortunes by investing according to the ethical, moral, and spiritual tenets that guide their lives.         Sir John Templeton … Continue reading “The Importance of Aligning Your Investing With Your Principles”