Teaching your kids about finances is an important parenting responsibility. A healthy approach to wealth increases the odds that your kids will enjoy greater life opportunities, more financial freedom, and less stress as adults. Our sister site, SageVest Kids, is dedicated to helping you teach your kids about money. If you don’t know when or how to begin, there’s no time like the present. Use our back-to-school kid’s financial literacy checklist to kick off their financial education with the start of the new school year.Read More
October is Financial Planning month, making now a great time to think about your financial preparedness and well-being. Money isn’t everything in life, but it certainly helps to achieve security and to open opportunities for you and your family.
Personal finance can be complex, especially as your wealth grows. Each of your decisions must support the next, and align with your life goals. The following financial planning checklist will help you identify which financial topics you’ve got covered, and areas where we can help you to achieve your wealth and life objectives.Read More
There are many housing choices available to today’s independent retiree. These include universal design adaptations and in-home services to help you stay in your own home, downsizing to a smaller place, or entering a retirement community.
Retirement communities vary widely in terms of cost and what they offer. Some are designed communities, offering independent living for those aged 50+. Others are organized campuses that accommodate every stage of your retirement care. How do you decide if you can afford a retirement community, and which one’s right for you?Read More
If you’re like most people, you’d love to reduce the clutter in your life. This includes paperwork, particularly the volumes of home expense receipts.
SageVest Wealth Management advisors are often asked what you need to keep versus what you can toss. Here’s a quick overview on how to make sure you have what you need to reduce any taxable gain exposure on your house when it’s sold, while opening up some valuable living space in the meantime.Read More
Losing a loved one is a difficult experience. Yet, during this time, you must complete a variety of tasks and make important financial decisions. You may need to make final arrangements, notify various businesses and government agencies, settle the individual’s estate, and provide for your own financial security.
SageVest Wealth Management offers the following checklist as a guide.
Note: Some of the following tasks may have to be completed by the estate’s executor.Read More
Whether you’re buying a home, starting your own business, or retiring, life’s major events can be a challenge.
So can finding the documents you need.
The SageVest LifeList is designed to help you organize the important paperwork and information associated with key aspects of your life. It serves as a reference list of where each document or piece of information can be found.Read More