Alongside retirement planning, helping your kids in the future may be a central financial focus for your family. There are many savings options available to help you achieve this wealth goal, but which one’s right for you, your family, and your finances? SageVest Kids takes a look at 529 plans and other savings account options for your child, considering the advantages and disadvantages of college savings plans, Trusts, custodial accounts, and more, relative to your objectives and broader financial planning.Read More
Retirement marks the climax of your career and the beginning of a new life episode. Whatever your age, it should be a focal point of your financial planning. Making prudent wealth decisions over time helps to establish a solid foundation for your retirement. However, once the countdown to retirement begins, some 5-10 years out from your intended retirement date, it’s time to stop, take stock, and confirm that you’re financially and emotionally ready for your future. Here’s what you need to consider financially during the countdown to retirement.Read More
As a woman, you might find yourself so committed to those you care about, your career, business, or other life obligations, that it could be tough to carve out time to address what’s best for you. Yet when it comes to retirement planning, it’s vital that you make yourself the priority. SageVest Wealth Management discusses the most common reasons women delay financial preparations for their retirement, and offers advice on how to overcome these concerns.Read More
In today’s busy world, life can involve juggling family, career, and more on a daily basis. Your wealth should be a resource in support of your full lifestyle. However, limited time, financial complexity, or other challenges can often make managing your money just one more task demanding your attention. If you’re looking for ways to simplify your life, one area for consideration is to simplify your finances.Read More
By the time summer arrives, you might be no longer be focused on your New Year resolutions about saving. Yet, with the year half over, it’s an ideal time to re-evaluate your financial independence and refocus on your goals for the year. If you find yourself off-track, you might want to consider new behaviors, possibly even adopting some extreme savings habits to help you achieve your objectives by year-end. Jennifer Myers of SageVest Wealth Management is quoted in US News And World Report’s recent article, offering advice on ‘How To Become An Extreme Saver In 2018’.Read More
Money’s an essential resource for life success. It’s also a broad and complex topic. If you’re a parent, committed to providing your kids with a sound financial education, teaching your child about money needs to begin early, with age-appropriate activities that foster a healthy attitude towards money, spending, and saving. Only once your child possesses a strong understanding of the financial basics should you consider introducing the principles of investing. SageVest Kids offers insights into when and how to teach your kids about investing.Read More
Like wealth, enjoyment can mean different things to different people. You might find enjoyment in many aspects of life, from simple pleasures like long walks and get-togethers with friends and family, to larger events such as vacations or major life celebrations.
For some, a common form of enjoyment is spending. But how do you know if you’re spending too much? Here are some common characteristics that may prove insightful or inspire you to refocus on gaining or reclaiming your financial security.Read More
Just about everyone thinks about retiring, from what we’ll spend our time doing, to where we’ll live, and more. However, only some of us adequately prepare and save for retirement.
Saving for retirement doesn’t happen overnight, and it can’t be achieved in just a few years beforehand. It typically takes years of focusing on your retirement objectives and capturing savings in support of those goals. If the following characteristics sound like you, congratulations! You’ve successfully embraced the immediate and long-term benefits of saving and are effectively focused on your long-term financial needs.Read More
Whether you’re working or retired, if you’re like most people, one of your primary goals is to enjoy more vacation time and travel. Time away allows you to relax and recharge your batteries, as well as explore and expand your horizons.
SageVest Wealth Management firmly believes that your wealth should be enjoyed, including the opportunities it provides to your and your family. Travel can be a big ticket item, so here are our top tips to help you maximize your enjoyment, without maxing out your credit cards.Read More
The notion of retirement is both alluring and complex. It’s the period in your life when you want to enjoy yourself, in good health, with the resources available to fulfill a variety of life ambitions.
Today, your retirement may extend over several decades, offering incredible opportunities to enjoy, partake, and experience a host of life adventures. However, longer retirement periods also require greater resources, and planning ahead is essential. Here are twelve tips for enjoying a successful and rewarding retirement.Read More