Imagine a crew team where one or two rowers were out of sync. They would certainly not be rowing as efficiently as possible! In order to give the best advice as “fiduciary advisors,” we must take a complete and holistic perspective of all financial matters when working with our clients.
Tax minimization is more than just simply maximizing the amount of money you keep in your pocket at income tax time. It is a long-term engagement and an important component of the overall financial planning process.
If you have a child graduating from high school or college and entering the workforce, they may have the opportunity to open up a 401(k) through their new employer. In some cases, that employer will also offer matching contribution funds up to a certain percentage.
It’s daunting to think about the day when you may not be able to live independently and care for yourself. But planning early for long-term care can keep you from becoming overwhelmed in the event that you develop a chronic illness, disability or other condition.
Many people dream of the day they can leave work behind and start pursuing their lifelong dreams. But for most people, you’ll need to achieve financial stability and independence before you can leave behind your day-to-day job in exchange for a more fulfilling path. This is where the increasingly-popular financial independence, retire early (FIRE) movement comes in.