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Financial Planning: Small Adjustments that Pay Off Big

By John J. Bowen, Jr.  There are many ways financial advisors can seek greater success, but how many of them will actually make a meaningful impact? A survey our firm conducted of nearly 2,200 advisors about their practices, concerns and activities sheds some light on specific...
Posted On 26 Dec 2015

When a Roth Conversion Makes Sense for Retirement Savers

The end of the tax year gives some taxpayers the opportunity to convert retirement funds from a traditional IRA or 401(k) into a Roth Source
Posted On 26 Dec 2015

10 Ways Retirement Will Change in 2016

By Jaime Catmull As you plan for retirement, it’s important to stay on top of specific changes that can affect your retirement accounts, Social Security and investment vehicles. These changes could impact your saving strategy and might require that you make adjustments to...
Posted On 26 Dec 2015

Set Up a Solo 401(k) With Low Fees

I am self employed and want to open a solo 401(k), but most of the firms I’ve investigated charge hundreds of dollars in setup fees and a yearly fee of 1% to 2% or higher. Can you help me Source
Posted On 26 Dec 2015

The 3 Financial Issues Women Should be Concerned About Right Now

Financial planning is incredibly important for women. According to Pew Research , 90 percent of women will be the sole financial decision makers for their households at some point in their lives. This change is happening due to a combination of factors impacting women today,...
Posted On 26 Dec 2015

Retirement Tips for Singles

A lot of financial planning revolves around families and married couples. But if you’re single, you need just as much (if not more) planning to navigate toward retirement. Here are five tips to get you on track. 1. Get Source
Posted On 22 Dec 2015

The 8 Most Asked Retirement Questions

By Jeff Yeager Throughout 2015 I’ve had the pleasure of sharing with GOBankingRates readers the tips, tricks and advice for enjoying a happier and earlier retirement . I compiled these tips while writing my book “How to Retire the Cheapskate Way.” As we end the year — and this...
Posted On 22 Dec 2015

5 Ways Financial Advisors Earn Their Keep

Navigating your finances can be emotional, complex and Source
Posted On 22 Dec 2015

Dont Wait for Retirement – Live the Life of Your Dreams Now

By  Laura Scharr-Bykowsky Learn more about Laura on NerdWallet’s Ask an Advisor Many people view retirement as a 30-year vacation, full of leisure and travel. But new retirees often find that  retirement  isn’t the carefree life they expected. They miss having social...
Posted On 22 Dec 2015

Put Your Pension to Work

Fretting about how to manage your pension is like complaining about the cost of winterizing your beach house. Lots of people would love to have your problem. See Also The Problem With Public PensionsOnly about 18% of private industry Source
Posted On 20 Dec 2015