July 16th, 2019

What the SECURE Act Could Mean for Retirement Plans

If passed, it would change some long-established retirement account rules.  If you follow the news, you may have heard of the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act. Although the SECURE Act has yet to clear the Senate, it saw broad, bipartisan support in the House of Representatives. This legislation could make Individual … Continue reading “What the SECURE Act Could Mean for Retirement Plans”

July 3rd, 2019

Getting a Head Start on College Savings

The hows and whys of college savings. The American family with a child born today can expect to spend about $233,610 to raise that child to the age of 18. On top of that, you can expect your little one’s college education to cost as much as $198,000. But before you throw your hands up … Continue reading “Getting a Head Start on College Savings”

August 17th, 2016

The 529 Plan – Your Legacy, Funding Education, and Your Retirement

Do you have a 529 College Savings Plan? A 529 plan is a tax exempt, college savings account for a designated beneficiary, which could be a child, grandchild, great-grandchild or even a great-great grandchild. Before you call your financial advisor to have a check distributed for the designated beneficiary’s college expenses, you may want to … Continue reading “The 529 Plan – Your Legacy, Funding Education, and Your Retirement”