Should We Re-Calibrate Our Retirement Dreams After the COVID-19 Pandemic?

Regardless of our retirement dreams, the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic consequences have been a global nightmare. This post recounts some of the things we may want to consider as we re-calibrate our retirement plans and suggests there may be some positive lessons to be learned from how we are navigating this pandemic. Learn more on the Financial Freedom Studio.

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Coronavirus Relief Act 2.0 Meets 3.0

The Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA) of 2021 was signed into legislation at the end of one of our country's most challenging years. Think of this legislation as round two of the CARES Act, which was passed in March 2020 to provide financial relief to U.S. citizens and businesses impacted by the pandemic. Shortly after assuming office, President Joe Biden announced a third stimulus package, dubbed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. Learn more about what the second and third relief packages have to offer at the Financial Freedom Studio.

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Congrats on the New Job: Part III

Not talking money before marriage can pose a great risk – not just to your financial life, but to your love life as well. It may seem counterintuitive, but talking about money after circumstances have forced the conversation can be much more consequential than talking about it ahead of time. Learn more at the Financial Freedom Studio.

Congrats on the New Job: Part II

Congrats on the New Job: Part II

A new role comes with new financial considerations. Before your first day, learn the options you may have to negotiate for a favorable financial future at the Financial Freedom Studio.

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Congrats on the New Job: Part I

Whether you’re starting a completely new career or being promoted into a new role within the same company you’ve been with for years, a new job often comes with a new set of financial opportunities. This three-part Congrats on the New Job! series will cover important factors to consider when evaluating your employer’s retirement savings options, insurance plans, and other benefits beyond just your take-home salary. Learn more at the Financial Freedom Studio.

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Stepping Out of the Workforce to Care for Parents or Kids...Here's How to Keep Your Finances on Track

Taking time out of the workforce to care for a family member is the ultimate act of selflessness and love. It’s also an act that’s becoming increasingly common, and increasingly costly. Whether you’re taking time off to care for children or an elderly parent, the impact on your financial security can be severe. Learn more at the Financial Freedom Studio.

Tax Conversations to Have With Your Financial Professional

Within hours of his inauguration, President Biden announced a $775 billion plan to fund a new national caregiving program and signed 17 executive actions. Now is an excellent time to revisit your retirement plan with your financial professional and discuss the potential impact of President Biden's proposed tax polices, as well as strategies you may want to consider for protecting your assets. Learn more at the Financial Freedom Studio.

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