Planning is a powerful tool to help investors succeed and achieve better outcomes. The table below highlights the benefits of planning taken from a study on retirement planning among Americans over age 50.
Market volatility doesn’t have to interfere with retirement outcomes. Here are three ways volatility can impact plan participants and three ways to manage it.
You know that diversification can protect your investment strategy from curveballs thrown by financial markets. But what about your tax strategy?
Investors are likely looking at their portfolios and trying to determine how the volatile fourth quarter impacted their returns and how it impacted progress toward their financial goals. Having the market pull back -14% in a single quarter and drop -5% for the year is tough, but for taxable investors, the possible tax hit will add insult to injury.
Parents — your kids may have headed back to school, but before you know it, they’ll be heading off to college. Fittingly, September is National College Savings Month, so let’s talk strategy.
Capital gain distributions are something that investors often don’t pay attention to until late in the fourth quarter. But several events are coming together to make the tracking and monitoring of capital gain distributions a year-round exercise.
Noreen Beaman, CEO of Brinker Capital, provides a list of financial lessons helpful for those going off to college for the first time.
A recent Federal Reserve Board study shows that less than half of non-retired adults feel confident about their retirement savings.
Your teen’s summer gig can prepare them for the future — and help them save for college.
One of the easiest and most direct ways for advisors to give back to their communities is to provide pro bono financial planning services, and the Foundation for Financial Planning is set up to help them do exactly that.