Helping your kids learn wise money management skills is key to their future success. Financial technology (‘fintech’) apps can help tech-savvy teens and young adults become money-savvy too. From apps that track their saving and spending habits, to apps that help your student source cheap text books or let your young adult share the cost of dinner with friends, SageVest Kids takes a look at some of the best financial apps for teens and young adults.Read More
A recent survey found that Americans overwhelmingly consider family as the biggest source of meaning and fulfilment in their lives . Today’s modern family is often a blended one, typically as a result of divorce, death, or relationships later in life. It’s wonderful to see families unite. However, when two families merge, so too must their value systems, traditions, parenting approaches, finances, and more. SageVest Wealth Management considers financial planning for blended families.Read More
Wealth brings with it a multitude of opportunities. For many clients, this includes the ability to give back. SageVest Wealth Management always recommends researching a charity carefully before making a donation, and especially when adding it to your longer term philanthropic plans. Research helps ensure that your gift is used in a meaningful and impactful way. Here’s a quick list of questions to consider when researching a charity.Read More
SageVest Wealth Management is a top-ranked, fee-only financial advisory firm with a family focus. Our financial literacy site, SageVest Kids, offers parents a wealth of resources to teach kids about money, including financial activities by age.
As the holiday season approaches, if you’re looking for something more, consider giving your kids the gift of financial education and entertainment, with one of these fun financial board games for kids, tweens, and teens.Read More
Volatility certainly surfaced in the markets over the past several weeks. Numerous stock markets around the world entered correction territory, marked by a 10 percent decline or more, all within a period of a few short weeks. During volatile times, one of the worst investment decisions you can make is to sell into fear. However, there are a few investment strategies you might wish to consider amidst volatility in the markets.Read More
SageVest Wealth Management has worked proactively throughout 2018 to advise clients how tax reforms may impact your wealth strategies and broader financial considerations. As the year concludes, we focus our attention on year-end tax planning in light of tax reforms.
Please contact us before December 10 to discuss any of the below opportunities. This allows adequate time for planning and implementation of these and any other appropriate tax-planning strategies.Read More
SageVest Wealth Management is consistently ranked as a top wealth manager in the Washington, DC area. Our clients recognize the benefits of working with a financial advisor firm that blends customized investment management and comprehensive financial planning into a cohesive approach towards personal financial success. We’re pleased to announce that our commitment to our clients has again been recognized with a DC Top Wealth Manager award for 2018.Read More
Choosing the right college is an important decision for you and your teen to make together. The college you choose can influence your teen’s career and earnings. Without careful planning, it can also affect your own finances and future.
College visits can help when choosing the right college. They allow you and your teen to get a feel for the campus, ask questions of faculty, administrators, and students, and assess value, relative to costs and available finances. SageVest Wealth Management’s financial literacy site, SageVest Kids, offers some questions for college visits to help when choosing the right college.Read More
Retirement is one of the most significant events in your life. It also makes it one of the most critical financial planning decisions. A solid retirement plan provides financial and psychological assurance. Careful financial planning as you prepare to retire can support earlier planning and saving efforts, tie up any loose ends, and help to ensure a successful retirement. Here’s what you should focus on as you’re nearing the countdown.Read More
October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. This annual initiative, sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security, aims to heighten online safety and security for every American. Beginning September 21, 2018, a new Federal law makes it easier to safeguard yourself from personal identity theft and financial scams. Here’s what you need to know about the new law on credit freezes and fraud alerts.Read More