Should I Consider Combining Long-Term Care and Life Insurance?
We have an aging population. It’s not uncommon for people to spend more than a third of their lives in retirement. You work hard and save money so you can enjoy those years and pass something down to your children. But what happens if you get sick for a long period of time? Most health […]
What Are the Differences Between a Traditional IRA and a Roth IRA?
An IRA, or individual retirement account, is a great vehicle for building wealth and saving for retirement. Although there are many different types of IRAs, each with their own pros, cons, and rules, the two most common IRAs are traditional IRAs and Roth IRAs. Traditional IRAs were introduced in the Employee Retirement Income Security Act […]
Why You Should Start Contributing to Your 401(k) as Early as Possible
Years ago, most companies offered pensions to employees. These employer-maintained retirement accounts ensured the employee would receive income, either monthly or in one lump sum, based on how long they worked and how much they earned. That’s no longer the case. In fact, a study from Towers Watson found that the number of Fortune 500 […]
Factors to Consider When Choosing a Retirement Plan for Your Small Business
The average life expectancy in the U.S is 78.8 years, and we all know people who live well into their 80s and 90s. These days, people are spending 20 or even 30-plus years in retirement. Many experts believe you’ll need 70-90 percent of your preretirement income to maintain your standard of living in retirement. As […]