https://media.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/p/content.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/kitchen_table_35.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadOften in financial planning, we face questions where the right answer is based on weighing a choice’s pros and cons and understanding the tradeoffs. Pension choices are one of those questions. If you are covered by an employer pension, you will face choices at […]
Last week Molly Petitjean of Buhl, Little, Lynwood & Harris, PLC presented the basics of estate planning during this webinar. Learn about what estate planning is and what you need to have done to put your estate plan in place.
https://media.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/p/content.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/kitchen_table_31.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadMichigan State offers three retirement plans that work together based on how much the employee intends to save. Here are some tips on how to make the most of them. The first two plans work together: the MSU 403(b) Base Retirement Plan receives the […]
https://media.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/p/content.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/kitchen_table_30.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadMy adult child needs financial help. Can I afford it? Should I help? We get questions about how to financially help adult children all the time from our clients. This is a true kitchen table conversation about real life and real decisions. Oftentimes parents […]
https://media.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/p/content.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/kitchen_table_27.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadDealing with volatile markets requires discipline, and we believe it is important to have a written philosophy. Our firm follows the following principles when we make portfolio choices and evaluate the asset managers and model builders with whom we work. #1. Short-term market returns […]
https://media.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/p/content.blubrry.com/kitchen_table_finance/kitchen_table_4.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadStarting a new job that offers retirement benefits is great. But your employer’s retirement plan can offer a bewildering array of choices if you’re not used to the language of savings and investing. The good news is that getting started in retirement savings requires […]
After you turn 70 ½ years old, you will need to take a minimum amount out of your traditional IRA accounts each year, as well as your 401k or 403b accounts if you are no longer working for the businesses sponsoring those plans. The minimum required amo…
If you have an IRA and are required to take annual distributions, and you are charitably inclined, listen up: the new tax law means you might want to consider Qualified Charitable Distributions as your means of making donations. A Qualified Charitable …