It's not something you often want to think about, but putting together an estate plan is paramount for ensuring the right parties get your assets should you pass on. To make this process a little less complicated, you can plan in the following ways: Create a Will It sounds fairly commonplace, but it's a good idea to create a will as soon as you can. Failing to do so could cause all sorts of headaches for your family, such as dealing with expensive court fees and heated arguments between family members.
28 November 2017
If you have Medicare, you may be thinking about buying a supplement policy, also known as medigap coverage. Medicare does not cover all of the costs associated with your medical bills. It may only cover a flat fee or a percentage of your appointments, treatments, hospital stays and surgeries. This is where a supplemental policy kicks in. A medicare supplement covers these gaps up to the amount listed on your policy.
25 August 2017
When implementing a financial planning strategy, many individuals make the choice between a traditional IRA and a Roth IRA. Afterward, however, another option is available to change the initial selection of IRA type. Within a prescribed time frame, individuals can recharacterize a contribution made to a traditional IRA or a Roth IRA, effectively reversing the initial selection. A recharacterization is typically initiated by an IRA owner who develops a change of opinion concerning their chosen IRA type.
14 July 2017
Most people aren't going to be able to call up a sports franchise valuation service and buy a national football or basketball team. But that doesn't mean that you can't bring your favorite hobby to your investment portfolio. There are many ways to invest in sports teams that don't have to involve betting on their wins. Here are some of the most popular. 1. Buying Collectibles A fairly direct way to invest in sports is to purchase collectibles.
24 June 2017
When you realize that retirement is around the corner, you may have mixed feelings about it. You might be excited to pursue hobbies and interests or travel, but you may be worried about how your finances will fare once you're no longer bringing in a full-time income. Before you clock in your last day, it's smart to start using the financial tips below to ensure that your retirement will be a happy one.
7 June 2017
A financial planning service is something that most individuals should really take advantage of, mostly because they can help you out in so many ways when it comes to achieving a number of different financial goals and needs. Listed below are two reasons to utilize a financial planning service. Tailor Investments Specifically To Your Goals The biggest reasons to utilize a financial planning service is that they can and will tailor your investment specifically to your goals.
30 May 2017
There are a lot of different components to to financial health, and each aspect of your finances is very important. When it comes to your finances it does not just give you liberty to purchase the things that you would like, more importantly being financially secure will give you peace of mind. You will know that you do not have serious financial problems hanging over your head. While there are many different aspects of financial health, there are aspects that will have a direct affect on you and your family.
18 April 2017
There is a lot of solid financial planning advice out there. However, none of it really applies to lower middle class families or to low-income families. Since a much larger percentage of this country is made up of low income to low middle income households, advice on finances needs to be restructured to suit single-parent households and low-incoome two-parent households. Here is some better financial planning advice for these very specific families and individuals.
10 April 2017
When your life changes dramatically, one of the first things you'll usually think about are your finances. Despite this, many people don't engage the services of a professional -- even if it's some of the most important decisions they'll make. Here are a few of the times that you should likely be sitting down with a financial planner. Getting Married In many relationships, money is a primary source of stress and tension.
16 March 2017
For every penny that you save towards your retirement or even a future business, comparable planning has to go into keeping your investments safe. Even with liability insurance, your assets can still be calculated as part of your net worth and be levied, garnished or seized to pay debts that you are deemed to owe. To safely continue to invest and save, use asset protection used as a tool prevent against you possibly losing them to creditors or lawsuits.
8 March 2017