How To Prepare For Tax Season

By Bill Leavitt 2020 tax season is officially underway! Whether you’ve started filing your taxes or not, they’ve probably been in the back of your mind. And if you’re like most people, this process is something we’d rather avoid. We want to help you avoid any stress or wasted time as you file your 2019…

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What’s Your Long-Term Care Plan?

By Bill Leavitt There are a lot of things you don’t want to gamble with in life, like your retirement savings, how you raise your kids, or your health. Unfortunately, many Americans take one particular risk with their health, possibly without even realizing it, and that’s making a long-term care plan. (1) Since more than…

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Common Mistakes Retirees Make

By Bill Leavitt Retirement is one of the biggest financial transitions you’ll make in life. You go from earning income and growing your nest egg to depending on it and trying not to outlive it. And even though you’ve planned and saved for years, entering retirement is not a time to set autopilot. There are…

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Social Security: What You Don’t Know Could Cost You

By Bill Leavitt Have you ever calculated how much you’ve been paying into Social Security throughout your working years? You’ve been contributing to Social Security your whole life, right back to your first official paycheck. Between you and your employers, you’ve doled out 12.4% of your annual income. That’s a substantial amount, and one that…

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What Should You Do About Market Volatility?

The U.S. stock markets had the worst day of the year last Monday, reacting to news of escalating trade issues with China and fears of an economic slowdown. After the Dow closed down 767 points, investors are understandably nervous. If you are worried about your retirement accounts, you’re not alone. But during stock market volatility,…

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