Optimizing Your Social Security Retirement Benefits

What does it mean? Getting a good return on your investment   Optimizing your Social Security retirement benefits means getting the best return possible on each dollar you’ve contributed to the system. Every pay period, you pay 6.2 percent of … Read MoreRead More

Saving for College

There’s no denying the benefits of a college education: the ability to compete in today’s competitive job market, increased earning power, and expanded horizons. But these advantages come at a price–college is expensive. And yet, year after year, thousands of … Read MoreRead More

Setting and Targeting Investment Goals

  Go out into your yard and dig a big hole. Every month, throw $50 into it, but don’t take any money out until you’re ready to buy a house, send your child to college, or retire.  It sounds a … Read MoreRead More

Key Numbers for 2015: Tax Figures at a Glance

Taxes are never exciting unless you are getting a refund, even then, they are still a pain in the you know what. There are too many ever-changing numbers to remember, and in general, the tax code is way too complicated. … Read More

Advisor Selection

During the bull market run of the 1990’s, any broker could’ve made you money, buy and hold anything and you’d most likely be satisfied with the result. However, as we all know, good things must come to an end. Now, … Read MoreRead More