Here are some things you might consider before saying goodbye to 2019. What has changed for you in 2019? Did you start a new job or leave a job behind? Did you retire? Did you start a family? If notable changes occurred in your personal or professional life, then you will want to review your … Continue reading “End-of-the-Year Money Moves”
A recent study emphasizes that these relationships can make a significant difference for investors. What is a relationship with a financial advisor worth to an investor? A 2019 study by Vanguard, one of the world’s largest money managers, tries to answer that question. Vanguard’s study concludes that when an investor works with an advisor and … Continue reading “Measuring the Value of a Financial Advisor”
How much do you pay for wealth management? About $1,000 a month or more? If your account is $1 million or larger, that may be the case. It has become the industry standard for wealth management firms to provide their services for an annual fee approximating 1% of the assets managed. What are you getting … Continue reading “What Are You Getting for the Fees You Are Paying?”
The “File and Suspend” provision of Social Security is going to end come April, and you should take advantage of it while you still have the chance! It’s important to be proactive and have a plan established so that no matter what the government might institute, you have options and control of your financial future.