Parental Peer Pressure (Mar 26, 2019)

Your student’s college test results and where they study are certainly some of the key factors when it comes to your teen’s future career path, earnings potential, and standard of living later in life. The recent college admissions scandal shows just how much peer pressure can be upon parents, as well as teens, when it comes to getting into an elite school. SageVest Kids offers insights into how you can transform some of the most common types of parental peer pressure into examples of good financial parenting that supports your kids’ financial education.

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Top 10 Travel Tips (Mar 11, 2019)

As the days lengthen and the temperatures slowly rise, you may be thinking about your next summer getaway. Travel costs are likely to increase in 2019 for a number of reasons, including increasing oil prices and overall inflation pressures. This makes it more important than ever to make the most of your travel budget! SageVest Wealth Management’s top 10 travel tips will help save you time, stress, and money. 

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Why Everyone Needs A Trusted Contact (Mar 6, 2019)

Many of us are experiencing life for longer. It’s increasingly common to live 20-30 years in retirement. More of us are also experiencing a single lifestyle, either as a deliberate life choice, or as a result of divorce, widowhood, or simply relocating away from family and friends. In response to these population changes and other factors, Charles Schwab recently implemented a trusted contact option. This is an important part of your financial plan, and SageVest Wealth Management has now also adopted this approach. Below, we discuss what a trusted contact is, and why everyone needs a trusted contact. 

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A Simple Way To Estimate How Much You Need For Retirement (Mar 1, 2019)

Without  a doubt, the most common question SageVest Wealth Management advisors hear is “How much do I need to retire?”

In reality, there’s no universal answer. Retirement dreams are different for everyone, and they change as life constantly evolves. However, there is a universal objective to be financially comfortable. The amount of income you need today can offer insights into what you’ll need to replicate tomorrow. If you haven’t already explored retirement planning, we offer a quick and easy chart as an initial gauge of your preparedness.

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SageVest Wealth Management Launches Retirement Resources Center (Feb 26, 2019)

Everyone’s vison of an ideal retirement differs in the details, but common goals include a comfortable standard of living, good health, and meaningful experiences with family and friends, travel, and more. SageVest Wealth Management is proud to launch our Retirement Resources Center, a one-stop shop in support of your retirement objectives – whatever they may be! Whether you’re just starting to save, nearing retirement, or already a retiree, our Retirement Resources Center provides a wealth of information.

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The Most Common Financial Scams And How To Avoid Them (Feb 21, 2019)

It’s an unfortunate fact that there are criminals out there whose only job is to part you from your hard-earned wealth. They work around the clock, operating a variety of common financial scams designed to steal your personal information and/or your money. To protect your assets from exploitation, you need to remain vigilant. SageVest Wealth Management describes some of the most common financial scams and how to avoid them.

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How Long You’ll Live In Retirement (Feb 14, 2019)

If you shake your head and laugh at the thought of living to 100 or older, it’s time to reconsider how long you’ll live in retirement. According to the Social Security Administration, almost a quarter of all 65-year old Americans will go on to live beyond 90, and 10% will live beyond 95 [1].

People are living longer – and that costs money. If you don’t plan ahead financially, living longer may also mean living leaner. Here’s what to think about when considering how long you’ll live in retirement.

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6 Choices That’ll Impact Your Teen’s Future Income (Feb 4, 2019)

As your teen prepares for college and beyond, it’s important that you discuss realistic life expectations together. At this juncture of their lives, some of the most influential factors on their career and future lifestyle relate to the choices your teen makes regarding study. From the grades they achieve, to what they study and where, SageVest Wealth Management’s sister site, SageVest Kids, highlights 6 key choices that’ll impact your teen’s future income, alongside statistics to support and guide these important decisions.

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How To Help Your Kids Develop Good Money Habits (Jan 22, 2019)

Helping your kids develop good money habits lays the foundation for lifelong success. To help parents teach kids, tweens, and teens about money, SageVest Wealth Management established the SageVest Kids website in 2017. Now, a survey from Charles Schwab has reinforced the importance of financial literacy for the next generation. We highlight some of the results from the recent survey, alongside tips to help your kids develop good money habits.

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