Creating an Investment Portfolio

Creating an Investment Portfolio

You’ve identified your goals and done some basic research. You understand the difference between a stock and a bond. But how do you actually go about creating an investment portfolio? What specific investments are right for you? What resources are out there to...
Understanding Social Security

Understanding Social Security

Approximately 67 million people today receive some form of Social Security benefits, including retirement, disability, survivor, and family benefits. (Source: Fast Facts & Figures About Social Security, 2018) Although most people receiving Social Security are...
Retirement Plans for Small Businesses

Retirement Plans for Small Businesses

In general, the amount of employee compensation that can be taken into account when determining employer and employee contributions is limited to $280,000 in 2019. If you are self-employed or own a small business and you haven’t established a retirement savings...
Business Succession Planning

Business Succession Planning

When developing a succession plan for your business, you must make many decisions. Should you sell your business or give it away? Should you structure your plan to go into effect during your lifetime or at your death? Should you transfer your ownership interest to...
Designing a Benefit Package for Your Small Business

Designing a Benefit Package for Your Small Business

If you’re a small business owner, you face many challenges in growing your company. One of them is recruiting and retaining the best talent for your needs. When your primary goals are managing costs and increasing revenue, how do you sufficiently entice new...