What’s Under the Hood of My 401(k)?

Not all 401(k)s are created equal. Much like understanding the basic components of the parts under the hood of your car, you should generally be aware of the basic parts of your 401(k) plan to ensure that you know its … Continue reading

Why It Pays to Use a 529

If you are the proud parent or grandparent of a newborn baby, one of your most important goals is probably to help prepare for college expenses. But what is the best way to do this? While you may have considered … Continue reading

What is Your Legacy?

When people start planning their estates, they often think about who gets the IRA, the car, the house, etc., and how much to leave to specific individuals. But almost immediately, another thought arises: How will an inheritance affect the recipient(s)? … Continue reading

“Survey says!”

How Surveys could help you transfer wealth successfully. If you’ve watched daytime TV at all over the past few decades, you’ve likely ended up watching at least one episode of Family Feud. In this popular game show, two families are … Continue reading

So You’re a Trustee. Now what?

It can be a great honor to be named trustee of your family’s or another person’s trust. You may also have named yourself trustee for a trust you funded for the benefit of your heirs because you want to maintain … Continue reading