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18
Apr

What You Should Know About the 2021 Tax Season

Due to the pandemic and Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the 2021 tax season may look a bit different this year. By becoming familiar with certain deductions and rules, you may be able to potentially avoid costly mistakes. Here’s what you need to know for the unique 2021 tax season:

18
Apr

What You Need to Know- American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

The new stimulus plan may have an impact on your finances. The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 is a $1.9 trillion relief package is designed to help struggling Americans overcome financial hardship. Here’s an overview of several of its most important components that relate to individuals:

18
Apr

Equal Pay Day

Created by the National Committee on Pay Equity (NCPE) in 1996, Equal Pay Day highlights the gap between men’s and women’s wages. This gap often requires women to work longer than men for the same amount of pay. As a result, women may struggle financially or find themselves reliant on others to meet their financial goals.

18
Apr

How You Can Achieve a Stress-Free Retirement

Contrary to popular belief, retirement doesn’t always mean a stress-free lifestyle. It’s pretty standard for retirees to face stress from new challenges and worries. The good news is there are steps you can take to achieve a stress-free retirement and enjoy a happy and fulfilling life away from the working world. Here are some tips to help you achieve a

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11
Apr

Tax Changes ‘Self-filers’ Need to Know Before Filing 2021 Taxes

If you are self-filing your 2021 taxes, you may want to double-check. Make sure you don’t miss out on any tax changes. While some deductions will be the same this year, there are other significant changes due to the COVID-19 stimulus plans over the past two years. Here are a few specific tax-related items for the 2021 tax filing season

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4
Apr

Five Tips for Organizing Your Home Office

A clean, organized home office is vital to stay focused, make the most of every workday, and separate your work and home life. Whether your home office is a desk in your kitchen or a dedicated room, it can quickly become filled with clutter causing you stress. In honor of Organize Your Home Office Day on March 8th, we’ve compiled

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28
Mar

What is Goal-Based Investing?

Goal-based investing in asset management is somewhat new to wealth management and differs from traditional investing in unique ways.The traditional investing philosophy focuses on portfolio construction to achieve the highest return

21
Mar

Financial Planning for Families Living With a Disability

Families living with a disability is more common than one expects. Nearly 54 million Americans cope with special needs and the rising cost of associated expenses, according to the National Organization on Disability.

14
Mar

Five Great Financial Readings to Guide You Through 2022

Many financial readings can provide you with fresh perspectives on personal finance or strategies you’ve never considered before or inspire you to take charge of your financial future.

7
Mar

Why Managing Mental Health Matters for Retirees

Once you retire, you may not miss the typical stressors of a demanding career. Managing mental health is important leading up to retirement and moving into. Retirement is a time to enjoy hobbies and activities you didn’t have time for during your working life.