Americans are facing retirement in ever-increasing numbers and looking for sources of guaranteed income post-retirement. As they realize the increased demand for annuities, many advisors discover their technology and tools don’t support these important retirement products.
Consumers are more aware than ever of their life plans and goals. Are you offering your clients the comprehensive financial planning they need?
While this tax season may be over, you can still work to reduce your client’s tax burden for next year.
When helping clients prepare for retirement, are you discussing potential healthcare costs with them? Historically, retirement planning has been less concerned with this figure and more concerned with market performance and inflation as assumptions in a plan. While recent research by Fidelity has shown that Americans are becoming increasingly concerned with potential healthcare costs, they…
Given the multi-trillion dollar wealth transfer from Boomers to Millennials on the horizon, it’s time to start making some changes to appeal to the way the younger generation prefers to do business.
As Congress and the new administration look to overhaul the Affordable Care Act, healthcare has been a hot topic in the news. And rightly so, as the outcome is likely to have an impact on most of us.
You’ve probably already heard the statistics. The average all-in cost of college (tuition, room and board, fees, books and personal expenses) at an in-state public university is $24,610 per year. If you are thinking private college, brace yourself, you are looking at $49,320 per year. (Source: College Data.)
Before you create a financial plan, you need to define your goals and understand what you are trying to achieve. No matter the size or scope of your goals, your quest to accomplish them should be supported by a plan. Here are eight tips to help you get started.