How to Become a Millionaire – Understanding Compounding Interest

Compounding interest is like a snowball rolling downhill. It starts small, but the more it rolls, the bigger and faster it gets. That's the magic you can leverage to become a millionaire. Here's how: Start Early: The key to supercharging your compounding is time. The earlier you start saving and investing, the more time your money has to grow exponentially. You can see[...] Continue reading
9 April, 2024

How to Save for College and Retirement

The future is right around the corner, and with it will come various new expenses to manage. As you advance in your career and build your net worth, you'll see retirement on the horizon. Sooner yet, you'll send your children off to college. Retirement and college tuition payments are important to include in your budget. A financial strategy that sets aside money is needed[...] Continue reading
25 September, 2023

How to Plan for Medical Expenses in Retirement

Saving for retirement involves building a fund to cover your housing, food, transportation, and medical expenses. Recent recommendations suggest putting aside at least 20% of your salary and planning to stick to savings withdrawals of less than 4%. Still, your nest egg may not cover your most significant expense — health care. A typical 65-year-old retired couple[...] Continue reading
19 September, 2023

Retirement Basics for Small Business Owners

Small business owners face unique challenges when saving for retirement. Unlike employees who may have access to 401(k) plans or pension benefits, business owners are responsible for funding their own retirement accounts. Retirement Strategies for Small Business Owners Let's review some small business owner retirement strategies. How to Retire From[...] Continue reading
29 May, 2023

Qualified vs. Nonqualified Retirement Plans

When you read about different types of retirement plans, you are sure to run across the terms “nonqualified” and “qualified.” These words have numerous implications on the way that these plans are run and both current and future taxation. As an employee, it is crucial that you understand how your retirement plan’s structure will affect your investments in[...] Continue reading
7 December, 2022

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