Many retirees overlook long-term care, something that Medicare does not cover. How can someone plan for long-term care? The cost of long-term care insurance may seem too expensive, but consider the cost of that care, later on, should you need it.
What are two important things that many of us have done or are doing? Raising kids and investing. We talk about what these two things have in common and the work it requires over time to become successful. The key is often having discipline. Whether in parenting, eating, or investing, discipline isn’t always easy [...]
Why is tax planning so important? What does it entail? Brian talks all about this crucial part of your financial plan. President Biden just signed the Inflation Reduction Act, which includes money for the IRS tax enforcement division. Kevin O’Leary from Shark Tank says to focus on reducing your taxes by paying attention to [...]
What are the decisions you need to make now for your retirement, even if we’re in a recession? Brian talks about how to stress-test your plan and what to keep in mind. The big debate right now is whether or not we are in a recession. The market is heading back up, employment is [...]
When retirement planning, inflation can leave you with far less than you thought. Brian shares what tools we can use to plan accordingly. Right now, inflation is hitting harder than usual, and it's often a silent killer when it comes to retirement planning. Is the rule of 72 a good way to know for [...]
Is a fixed-rate annuity a wise investment choice? It all depends on your goals! Brian talks through when someone might choose to use this financial tool. To some, a fixed rate annuity is sounding like a good idea. When the money in your bank account isn’t earning any interest, fixed-rate annuities carry some appeal. Certificates [...]
When someone enters retirement, a common question they’ll get is, “What are you going to do next?” We talk about what that means for Brian’s clients and famous football players alike. As football season nears, receiver Rob Gronkowski won’t be on the field but retired instead. While he’s done with football, his life isn’t over. [...]
Why does tax planning matter for your retirement plan? Brian talks through the difference it can make and why you should pay attention to it now as a part of your financial plan. When it comes to taxes, should you use the same person that files taxes to do tax planning and retirement planning for [...]