Estate Planning Basics White Paper
Estate planning is a process designed to help you manage and preserve your assets while you are alive, and to conserve and control their distribution after your death according to your goals and objectives. Your particular estate planning needs will depend on your age, health, life stage, goals, the types of assets you own, level of wealth, and many other factors. Learn more in this white paper.
The Latest Trends in College Admissions
College admissions trends are changing. Financial advisor Janet Petran provides an overview of some of the latest trends regarding test scores, essays, reference letters, and more in her recent blog.
Should I Hire A Financial Advisor?
Finding a financial advisor can be a complicated and sometimes confusing process. Financial advisor Maureen Wright provides a list of important questions to ask and other considerations to help you narrow down the possibilities during your search.
Gen Xers: Get Your Financial House in Order [On-Demand Webinar]
The work-life balance struggle is real, and anxiety about finances is partly to blame. It’s not too late to get a handle on finances, improve budgeting, retirement planning, and much more. Get started by watching our free webinar today.
529 College Savings Plans
Are you interested in using 529 college savings plans for your child or grandchild but aren’t sure if you know enough about them? Financial advisor Maureen Wright provides a helpful overview to get you started.
ESG Investing 101
ESG, a form of investing that takes key Environmental, Social, and Governance metrics into consideration during the portfolio construction process, is gaining traction. Eamon Verdone, a senior investment research analyst, talks about how these strategies can help investors support corporations that apply best practices from an ESG standpoint.
5 Keys to Creating a Personal Budget
Keeping your financial sanity lies in focusing on what you can control. We probably have the most control over our income, expenses, and savings, which makes budgeting extremely important. Financial advisor Adam Glassberg reviews the five keys to creating a workable budget.
Tax Planning for Working Families
When you are a working parent, gathering documents for your tax return is just one more thing to do in your busy life. Financial advisor Nicholas De Jong provides a few practical tips and ideas to help you along the way.
Start a 529 Plan to Save for Your Child’s Education
As college tuition costs continue to increase, it’s more important than ever to start saving as early as possible. Financial advisor Maureen Wright provides more information about the background and benefits of 529 college-savings plans.
Don’t Miss Out on Free Money
Have you reviewed your employer’s benefit plan lately? If not, you may be leaving money on the table. Financial advisor Chris Ruedi looks at several common benefits that may warrant a closer look.
ESG Investing: Does Investing for Good Impact Performance?
While few can afford the philanthropic reach of well-known billionaires, mainstream investors can now align their investment portfolios with their personal beliefs. Senior investment research analyst Eamon Verdone provides more information about ESG Investing and how it may impact performance.
Are You Making the Most of Your Health Savings Account (HSA)?
A Health Savings Account (HSA) offers a triple tax savings benefit and can be a powerful tool in your retirement portfolio. Financial advisor Nicholas De Jong provides more details in his latest blog post.