Have you wondered how Social Security will affect your overall financial plan? Although the federal government created Social Security during the Great Depression as a retirement safety net, benefits now cover an estimated 96% of Americans, which is why it’s important to understand the basics of the program and devise strategies to tie your benefits into your retirement plan.
Do you ever wish your financial life could be more streamlined and organized? There are so many pieces of the financial pie that things can get complicated, or, even worse, fall through the cracks. Creating customized investment and wealth management solutions requires a significant amount of coordination.
By Maura C. Schauss, CFP
The day you become a parent is a day of overwhelming emotions. Joy at the sight of your precious child, relief that he or she made it out of the womb, and for many, fear and anxiety because you somehow have to turn that seven-pound little human into a happy and successful adult.