By Jamie Hopkins, Managing Partner, Wealth Solutions The SECURE 2.0 Act has passed, making it the largest retirement legislation since the original Secure Act hit in the late 2019.
By Jamie Hopkins, Managing Director, Wealth Services Sonu Varghese, Director, Investment Platforms; and Ryan Detrick, Chief Market Strategist, contributed to this report. Senate Democrats have reached a general agreement on a bill to address climate change, taxes, health care, inflation …
by Jamie P. Hopkins, ESQ., CFP®, LLM, CLU®, ChFC®, RICP® Regardless of how far off you are from retirement, there’s one main goal your planning should be working toward: saving enough so that you don’t outlive your money.
By Jamie Hopkins, Managing Partner, Wealth Solutions The next wave of retirement planning reform is headed for shore.
The first payment of the Child Tax Credit started hitting bank accounts on July 15 and will continue every month for the rest of 2021.
Rebate Checks, Child Tax Credits, Unemployment Benefits and More: What You Need to Know about the $1.9 Trillion Stimulus Package
The latest stimulus package – signed into law Thursday by the Biden Administration – is built to boost the middle class and low-income Americans, the goal being of course to speed up economic recovery.
Congress passed the new $900 billion economic relief and spending bill on Monday. While most of the focus has been on a second round of relief payments to most Americans, there is plenty more in the 5,000-plus pages of the stimulus package.
But when the SECURE Act goes into effect – expected on Jan. 1, 2020 – beneficiaries will have to fully distribute taxable accounts within 10 years of the account holder’s death. That could push your loved ones into a higher tax bracket.
As you move toward retirement, you can’t be content just to accumulate assets. You need to develop a retirement income plan that can help guide you when it comes time to turn savings into sustainable retirement income.
Your career and lifestyle look completely different when you’re in your 20s compared to when you’re in your 60s – your financial focus and planning in each decade should follow suit. I’ve highlighted three financial tactics to focus on in each decade of your life starting with your 20s.