Did you know that a 529 College Savings Plan can transfer to other beneficiaries while avoiding tax penalties? This way, you can contribute to the education costs for multiple generations.
Did you know that the Number 1 reason retirement plan sponsors begin working with a financial advisor is because they have concerns about their fiduciary duties?
Minnesota recently passed legislation that allows either a credit or a deduction for Minnesotans saving for college through a 529 savings plan. Here's what you need to know.
There are lots of rules and regulations when applying for social security. However, benefits from a former marriage can put more money in your pocket if done right. Sharon Olson discusses what you should know to make the most when collecting Social security on your ex-spouse’s work record.
The proliferation of low-cost exchange-traded funds (ETFs) has created an upheaval in the investment marketplace. We look below the surface that lead serious investors to whisper concerns about an over correction. Will you be ready?
Investors that hold a large portion of their net worth in a single stock can be at risk for a number of reasons. Let’s talk about when to hold and when to diversify.
Like many depression era born workers, my father worked at the same company for nearly 30 year. Companies offered great incentives to stay through pleasant work environments, good benefits and pension plans.
The LPL Research Retirement Environment Index is a state by state holistic view into the pre-retiree landscape that provides depth and balance in six broad categories that reflect retiree desirability on housing, healthcare, housing, quality of life, education and wellness.
During the span of my career, I’ve watched many families look for ways to align their investments with charitable objectives. There is a remarkable movement in investment towards Social Impact funding -- not just making money but also making a better world.
Americans are gradually inching up their contributions. A significant factor to improved savings rates may be the automatic enrollment feature that nearly 60% of employers now use for their 401(k) plans.