Are you within 5 years of retiring? If so, here is a quick checklist for you to reference on what you should be doing five, four, three, two and one year before retirement. Let the countdown begin!
In addition to preparing yourself mentally for retirement, you should also make tactical changes to your portfolio and overall financial plan as you approach your targeted retirement date.
Are you getting close to retirement age? Have you started daydreaming about long, lazy days in the sun without a hectic schedule filling every minute? Then perhaps it’s time to do something about that wishful thinking and take some concrete action to make a smooth transition to retired life.
Turning 65 made me think about financial security, or perhaps to think about it differently than I did at 45. My perspective on what exactly financial security is has evolved over the years.
I am a parent of two college students and a sophomore in high school, which makes me uniquely positioned to write about planning for retirement while juggling over a decade of college expenses.
The differences between Roth and Traditional 401(k) extends beyond 401(k)s. To truly understand the benefits and differences, one should also consider Roth and Traditional IRAs.
Sr. Financial Advisor Neal Nolan ponders what the first day of retirement might feel like and offers advice to those making the leap.
I joined Parsec last November, and one of the big workstreams underway was Parsec advisors working with their clients on their required minimum distributions (RMDs) since the CARES Act waived 2020 RMDs for all IRAs (including inherited IRAs) and tax deferred accounts (SEP IRAs, SIMPLE IRAs, 401k, 403b and Government 457b plans). Should clients defer
It is easy for a business owner to view the value of his or her business subjectively close to the point of sale because of the owner’s interconnected feelings and experiences with the business. This close association can breed significant biases within the owner, which may affect negotiations to sell the business. The valuation, terms of the transaction, employees and ongoing reputation of the business are some of the areas where a biased seller can struggle with letting go and entering a new phase of being a former owner.
The maximum individual retirement account contribution for 2021 is $6,000 ($7,000 if aged 50 and over). The question of choosing between a Traditional IRA and Roth IRA largely comes down to when it’s most opportunistic for you to pay taxes. A Traditional IRA is a great option if you’re in your mid-to-late career and in