A 401(k) Investment
in Your Future
Traditional pensions are a thing of the past, and there’s increasing talk in Congress about changing Social Security benefits. That means the burden of building a retirement nest egg — large enough to last a lifetime — falls squarely on the shoulders of American workers. Here’s how to prepare.
Life, Death & Disability Insurance:
What You Need to Know
Hope for the best, but prepare for the worst. This webinar focuses on the differences between term and permanent insurance, the factors that affect the cost of insurance policies, the ins and outs of disability insurance, and the tax advantages of having insurance.
The Taxman Cometh:
Do you know how to maximize your tax planning? Even if you think you do, you might not be aware all the ways it can help you save — from tracking certain types of expenses to utilizing tax credits for alternative energy use at home.
Buying & Selling a Home:
The Process Simplified
Buying and selling real estate is one of the most confusing and multi-pronged undertakings you’ll ever be involved with. We’ll try to simplify the process with an easy-to-understand discussion of credit scores, affordability, down payments, closing costs, the mortgage process, home inspections, timing, and working with a real estate agent.
Financial Tips for Young Professionals
Despite what you may think, it’s not impossible to start saving for retirement while you’re still paying off those student loans. In fact, that’s a really smart thing to do. But what’s the best way to accomplish this and not go broke in the process?
How to Take Advantage of
Your Investment Opportunities
In this webinar we tackle the finance topics posing road blocks specifically to young professionals including debt, saving and house buying. We’ll look at debt from student loans, auto loans, and mortgages; savings plans with 401(k), Roth/traditional IRA, compound interest, and budgeting; and renting vs. purchasing property.
Organize Your Finances
How long should you keep your tax files (W-2s, tax returns, tax deduction receipts)? We’ll discuss this as well as tips for organizing important household documents – storage & items to disregard. Let’s take advantage of the summer months to get organized.
Saving for College:
Planning and Financial Aid Tips
We help you prepare for higher education plans like 529 plans and Coverdell ESA, as well as financial aid programs such as FAFSA. Learn about the scholarships your student can earn while in high school or college, as well as how he or she can stand out in the fields of academics, athletic, arts, and philanthropy.
Essential Legal Documents:
What You Need to Protect Yourself
Family and Philanthropy:
Tips for Annual Gifting
The end of the year is a great time to discuss the spectrum of gifting strategies, such as traditional or outright cash gifts, dealing with more complex assets, and gifting for families with young children. We also review the impact of charitable gifting on income taxes.
A Review of 2020 Markets
and an Outlook for 2019
For the final webinar of the year, we walk you through the majors pits and peaks of this fiscal year, while focusing specifically on market returns, sectors and assets which appear overvalued or undervalued, and trends we see developing. We also discuss how to protect yourself after the second longest bull market in history.