Don’t ruin retirement by being caught off guard with unexpected retirement expenses. Even the most careful planners need to read these potential expenses so that they can buffer their retirement savings. What can go wrong may go wrong, which always carries a price tag.
If you are an empty nester, many of your potential tax deductions have the potential to leave along with your children. Therefore, it is important to determine other deductions you can use instead. Here are three, Empty Nest tax deductions you should consider.
The empty nest stage is, by definition, a time of loss. However, it is likely also a time of gain—no longer are you spending money for children in the home. What do you do with this “unaccounted” for cash? This financial planning checklist of important considerations may help you determine the answer.
When your children leave home, you are likely in your 40s or 50s, so you take advantage of reduced consumption and ramp up for retirement. Life is good. But there is only one problem: You don’t do any of these things. Why is this the case? How can you make things right?
I need to bail out my son in debt. No parent ever wants to say this. Discussing and understanding fiscal responsibility can start early with an allowance for children.
While you are saving for the future for you and your family, don’t you dare fall into the trap of prioritizing college over retirement savings. In the end, the entire family can be broke.
To create wealth is not evil. Money is a medium for transaction. Wealth creation allows you the freedom and capability to help those in need, whether they are family or those less fortunate.
This year brings tax changes you should know about as you’re preparing your 2015 return. Here are five areas to keep in mind.
We’re here today with some practical tips for paying off what you owe and eliminating debt. It’s time to free yourself from that financial burden!
Today, for the final post in our Maternity and Finances series, we’re offering up a financial checklist for new parents.