A Retirement Fact Sheet

A Retirement Fact Sheet

Some specifics about your “second act.”     Does your vision of retirement align with the facts? Here are some noteworthy financial and lifestyle facts about life after 50 that might surprise you.  Up to 85% of a retiree’s Social Security income can be taxed. Some...
Eight Mistakes That Can Upend Your Retirement

Eight Mistakes That Can Upend Your Retirement

Avoid these situations, if you can. Provided by Brower Financial Group Pursuing your retirement dreams is challenging enough without making some common, and very avoidable, mistakes. Here are eight big mistakes to steer clear of, if possible. No Strategy. Yes, the...
Your Emergency Fund: How Much is Enough?

Your Emergency Fund: How Much is Enough?

An emergency fund may help alleviate the stress associated with a financial crisis. Have you ever had one of those months? The water heater stops heating, the dishwasher stops washing, and your family ends up on a first-name basis with the nurse at urgent care. Then,...
End-of-the-Year Money Moves

End-of-the-Year Money Moves

Here are some things you might want to do before saying goodbye to 2018.  What has changed for you in 2018? Did you start a new job or leave a job behind? Did you retire? Did you start a family? If notable changes occurred in your personal or professional life, then...
Smart Financial & Insurance Moves for New Parents

Smart Financial & Insurance Moves for New Parents

As you start a family, consider these ideas.  Provided by Brower Financial Group Being a parent means being responsible to a degree you never have been before. That elevated responsibility also impacts your financial decisions. You are now a provider and a protector,...
Save & Invest Even if Money Is Tight

Save & Invest Even if Money Is Tight

For millennials, today is the right time. Provided by Brower Financial Group. If you are under 30, you have likely heard that now is the ideal time to save and invest. You know that the power of compound interest is on your side; you recognize the potential advantages...