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It's Open Enrollment Season. Are You Maximizing The Benefits Of Your Health Savings Account? Thumbnail

It's Open Enrollment Season. Are You Maximizing The Benefits Of Your Health Savings Account?

I've found in recent client meetings - there's widespread confusion about how High Deductible Health Plans and Health Savings Accounts work. Today I want to share how to best to use the HSA’s benefits for maximum long term success. Many high earning professionals are missing out on valuable tax benefits by not steering their HSA balances toward long-term investments!!

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When should you pay off your mortgage?

As a financial planner for mid-career professionals, I get versions of this question all the time, “Should I use my annual bonus to pay down the mortgage balance?” Like any nuanced financial decision, the answer is far from black and white so let’s explore when it does and does not make sense to pay off your mortgage more aggressively.

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Do you make a "dangerous" amount of money? Thumbnail

Do you make a "dangerous" amount of money?

Making a "dangerous" amount of money is a real thing. If your income in 2021 was in the $150,000-$500,000 range you want to continue reading. If you're making $75k-$80k you probably have to have a pretty good handle on how much you're spending, how much you're saving and what is left over each month because you have to. There's not so much "extra" and so it requires you to be extra diligent about how you are spending your money (even more so if you're committed to a savings goal).

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Are You Using These Two Common Savings Vehicles For Your Children? Thumbnail

Are You Using These Two Common Savings Vehicles For Your Children?

New parents and grandparents are often eager to start helping out their kids and frequently ask this question, “What is the best way to start saving for my child?” 🤔 While there is no one right or wrong answer, the type of account you choose could make a big difference! This article will break down two of the most common savings vehicles for children, 529 College Savings Plans and Custodial Savings Accounts.

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Planning An Early Retirement? Here Are 7 Key Considerations You Must Review First Thumbnail

Planning An Early Retirement? Here Are 7 Key Considerations You Must Review First

I work with a lot of young professionals and there is a growing number of people in their 20s and 30s who want to retire early. You may have even heard the acronym FIRE before, Financial Independence Retire Early. Fortunately, it’s easier to work towards early retirement when you set out to do so at 20 vs 45 but there are also a lot of important considerations, and it takes some serious planning to pull this off successfully. ✔️

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