As an executive or high earner, you may have the option to participate in a deferred compensation plan through your employer. Here are the 5 critical questions to consider when deciding if deferred compensation is for you.
An assiduous researcher, Anika Hedstrom, CFP®, writes on motivational and behavioral aspects of financial planning. Creator of The Purpose Project™, Anika is inspired by leading management thinker Adam Grant and has contributed to USA Today, Business Insider, Huffington Post, and NPR.
You have likely been made aware of the unfortunate news hackers have accessed the personal data of over 100 million people through Equifax, one of the world’s largest credit reporting agencies. We recommend taking the following precautions to protect your security and identity.
A disability insurance policy provides income protection in the case of disability or illness. Most people insure their home, car, health and life, yet many neglect to insure their earning power, or human capital. The odds of suffering a long-term disability is several times greater than the odds of death. The average 40-year-old has a 45 percent chance of becoming disabled for three months or longer before reaching age 65.
Given multiple changes to federal estate tax laws over the past decade, many high-net worth individuals are suffering from estate planning fatigue. Despite the uncertain tax environment, however, estate planning still matters. Here’s why.
It’s not uncommon these days to receive notification that long-term care insurance premiums are increasing—often by 30-50% or more! What do you do if a premium increase occurs? Options vary by state and insurance company, but here are five possible choices.