In working with clients, we have found this trick to be super helpful and provide additional peace of mind. We all have non recurring expenses that happen randomly or every now and then. Some examples include, travel, home repair, car repair, medical, gifts, insurance premiums, etc. These can cause stress because they don’t happen on…

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The IRS has announced contribution and benefit limits for 2020. Here is a summary of the updated limits 401(k), 403(b), most 457 plans, and Thrift Savings Plan: contribution limit is increased from $19,000 to $19,500. Catch-up contributions: for employees aged 50 and over who participate in these plans is increased from $6,000 to $6,500. SIMPLE…

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vacation home

It’s summer time. And that means vacations. Families feel the draw of buying a 2nd home while they’re on vacation. On the trip to Florida, couples may think, “Wouldn’t it be great if we had a beach house?” Before you dig into the financials of buying a 2nd home, here are the top non-financial questions…

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It’s the most wonderful time of year.  That time when you gather with family, celebrate the holidays, and dust the cobwebs off your old budget.  But, seriously, I love this time of year.  We are looking into the new year and trying to guess/dream/figure out what we’d like to accomplish in 2019. Vision is the…

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