Secure or Not Secure Part II

Secure or Not Secure Part II

Is Your Retirement Really SECURE?  Part II Written by Conrad Slate Do you know about the new SECURE Act?  It’s the one passed by Congress in December that lets you postpone your required distributions (RMDs) from starting at age 70 ½ to age 72.   So far so good,...
Secure or Not?

Secure or Not?

Secure or Not? written by Conrad Slate Do you remember when “we have to read it to see what is in it”?  Well, we have a brand new law that will make a difference to almost every American who has a retirement account of almost any kind. The SECURE Act passed Congress...
Holiday Conversations With Your Children

Holiday Conversations With Your Children

by Conrad Slate I read a recent article that discussed how to use the time during the holidays to broach your estate plans with your children.  It’s pretty exciting stuff…”Come home to visit us and we’ll tell you how we are going to pass along what we have.” No, for...
Retirement Wellness

Retirement Wellness

Retirement Wellness Staying healthy could save you some money. How healthy a retirement do you think you will have? If you can stay active as a senior and curb or avoid certain habits, you could potentially reduce one type of retirement expense.     Each year,...
Your Year-End Financial Checklist

Your Year-End Financial Checklist

Your Year-End Financial Checklist Six aspects of your financial life to review as the year draws to a close. The end of the year can help remind us of last-minute things we need to address and long-term goals we want to accomplish. To that end, here are six aspects of...