Did you start a new business or a new role as an independent consultant? Have you considered that you might be able to save a portion of your income for retirement? Many people are not aware that retirement saving plan options are available for business owners and individuals who are self-employed-not just for those who work at large corporations.
Cory White, Senior Financial Advisor at Modera shares insights on why you should be wary of retroactive social security. Read more in the article by Glenn Ruffenach for the Wall Street Journal.
Can I open a Roth IRA for my child? Stephanie Spies helps answer this question by sharing a few strategies to encourage good savings habits for retirement. Read more in the full Q&A article by Karin Price Mueller for NJ.com.
How do you choose where the right place to retire for you is? Michael Gibney shares a story about friends who went through this decision and what types of financial and tax considerations may come into play in answering this question. Read more in the full article by Patricia Mertz-Esswein for Kiplinger.
Modera’s Laurie Kane Burkhardt, CFP® shares her perspectives with NerdWallet on retirement costs and planning accordingly.
In this Ask Bob article, Mindy Neira addresses a reader question on when to take spousal benefits versus disability benefits. There are a lot of moving parts to this individual’s unique situation and Mindy helps break down various considerations when it comes to divorces and social security claims.
“I just don’t want to make the wrong decision” is a common concern we hear as financial advisors. Often, prospective clients come to us after they’ve already made a mistake and they’re trying to avoid additional ones that could be even more costly.
In this Q&A Article Brian Schiess covers how Social Security works and what factors go into the calculation and potential recalculation of your Social Security benefits.
MoneyGeek.com: Financial Support for Families With Children Diagnosed With a Chronic or Terminal Illness
Mindy Neira shares insights and advice to help parents navigate caring for a child who has been diagnosed with a chronic or terminal illness and finding financial resources to help with medical service and treatment. All this and more resources in this guide by Erin C. Perkins for MoneyGeek.
If you trade stocks and have capital gains, or sometimes losses, after you are retired and only one spouse trades, how does this affect your Social Security and Medicare costs? In this Q&A article by Karin Price Mueller for NJ.com, Modera Financial Advisor Brian K Schiess, CFP®, EA, helps shed light on this question.