The Cost of Alzheimer’s During Retirement

Alzheimer’s is one of the most feared diseases in America. Caused by plaque build up in the brain, it robs you of your memory and other functions. While none of us want to believe we will get Alzheimer’s, the reality is that roughly one in nine* of us will, and that number is only expected to rise. Then how do we prepare for something like that? Read More

Why the Brexit Affects Us All

Against all expectations, the people of the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union with 52% of voter supporting the action. Global leaders are stunned, as many of them, such as Britain’s own Prime Minister David Cameron, President Obama, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, campaigned against the possible “Brexit”. Now with the historic Brexit very real, global leaders, economists, and the markets are all scrambling to determine what this means for the world going forward. Read More

What To Do If You Inherit an IRA

We know IRAs come with their own set of rules–minimum age for withdrawals, required minimum distributions after a certain age, taxes, and penalties to enforce them. But what happens when you inherit an IRA? Turns out, inherited IRAs come with their own set of rules, and if you aren’t aware of them, it could cost you big. Read More

Why Having a Will Is the Way– Where Prince Went Wrong

We’ve all seen it in the news lately. The meticulous Prince died without a will. The claims on his estate are already beginning to roll in, from siblings and relatives to those claiming to be his children. Without a will, Prince has no legal way to control his assets beyond the grave, and instead leaves that control up to the state. Read More