Retirement Considerations for Government Contractors

Government contractors face additional retirement challenges when compared to their Federal Employee counterparts. Contractors have no pension, have to plan for health insurance in retirement, can’t necessarily control their own retirement date, and  may have access to more complex savings vehicles. This can make planning for your retirement more challenging. Pension The most obvious difference […]

Develop a Charitable Giving Strategy

A frequent conversation I have with my clients revolves around their charitable giving. People want to be more intentional with their giving and want to make sure that their charitable dollars are going as far as possible. Many people feel they are not giving enough to charity.   How much can you give? The first […]

Advice For The Ages

20’s – DO: START AN IRA Traditional IRA or Roth IRA? It depends on your situation. Either way, putting money away as early in life as possible is key. Make sure you set aside what may be used for a purchase, like a down payment for a home. Never put at risk any money you […]

Financial Tidbits

Landmark Decision On Friday, June 26, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that same­sex couples have a Constitutional right to marry. Here’s what happened and what it means, along with a little history on the subject. Read More… Is It That Hard? You know you deserve it, so why won’t you ask for […]

“MACRA”
What It Means To You

The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 was signed into law on April 16th. Why was it passed? Primarily, to change how Medicare pays physicians. How does it affect you? Higher Medicare premiums, if you earn over $133,500 (or twice that for a couple). The law is not effective until 2018. However, since […]