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It’s not just about how long you live; it’s about how to ensure your financial security thrives throughout those years. Hear from some of Savant’s financial advisors about crafting a personalized plan for a secure future.
Lawmakers are busy this week ahead of a Sept. 30 deadline, hoping to pass a short-term funding measure to keep the government operational. What could this mean to you?
For generations, workers have had a clear-cut career path that ended with retirement. But the world has changed dramatically in recent years, and you may now find yourself with the opportunity to reprioritize and repackage how work fits into your life.
If you’ve been following the Fed this year, it’s been like a rollercoaster with interest rates rising four times. We might find ourselves in a pause before the drop, but these breaks are crucial for evaluating monetary policy’s impact on the economy and inflation.
With all the turmoil in the news right now, let’s take a well-deserved break from inflation, interest rates, markets, and tactical financial strategies to focus on you living your very best, ideal lifestyle.
If you’re planning for retirement, chances are you’ve reviewed your estimated Social Security payments. But have you done the math to see if your payments will be subject to income tax?
Most people walk away from divorce with a combination of investments, debt, maintenance, and child support. Perhaps you’ve questioned how they work together to create a stream of income to support yourself and your children. Learn more about the three areas that are particularly important for newly divorced moms to address.
Managing the intricacies of estate and financial planning becomes even more crucial when navigating the dynamics of blended families, where unique challenges and considerations often arise.
Perhaps the most important decision you will make regarding your company-sponsored plan is choosing the right plan provider. We offer some tips about what to look for and how to compare the services and benefits offered by various plan providers.
Throughout your life, you’ve likely developed spending habits based on your perception of what you could afford. However, as you transition into phase two of your financial journey, where a regular paycheck is no longer guaranteed, this perception can hold you back from experiencing the fulfillment you’ve earned through years of hard work and preparation.
While many American families will still be exempt from paying federal estate tax in 2026, some wealthy families may be caught off guard by this monumental change. What can you do to prepare?
Losing a loved one is never easy. The survivor benefits that Social Security can provide may help you return to a sense of security during this difficult time. If your spouse worked and paid into the Social Security system, you may be entitled to some level of survivor benefits.