Steve Green

Your Blueprint for a Successful Retirement

It’s often been said that every accomplishment begins with a vision and a solid plan. Whether it’s an architectural marvel, a business success or personal achievement, the plan outlining where you are and where you want to be (and most importantly, the steps you must take to get there) always comes first. The same rings true when it comes to…

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Drew Forrester

Make Strategic Tax Planning a Priority For Your Retirement Plan

If you’re like most, you approach your retirement planning with the sole focus on building your nest egg, accumulating as much as possible to get you to your goals. Yet there’s an often overlooked piece of the planning that could have an impact on your finances in retirement –strategic tax planning. What could your tax exposure be, and how can…

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Krilogy Financial

How the Department of Labor Fiduciary Rule May Impact You and Your Relationship with Your Financial Advisor

Perhaps you’ve read about the Department of Labor’s Fiduciary Rule, which is scheduled to go into effect in April, 2017. To sum it up, the new rule places regulations on those who offer investment advice on retirement accounts, requiring them to act as fiduciaries, which means they act solely in the client’s best interest when offering financial services and advice….

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Michael Brown

The Biggest Mistake Baby Boomers Make When Planning for Retirement

Today, like no other time in history, there are more ways to communicate than ever. Texting, E-mail, Messenger, Snapchat, and Twitter, are just a few options on the ever-growing list of ways to connect. While these methods of communication accomplish the basic communication requirements, they all lack the interpersonal connection that is sometimes needed in the relationship. Good old-fashioned face-to-face…

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John McArthur

Your Money and Your Retirement Dreams

Is there a brighter future in your retirement than you think? There just might be. The subject of retirement dreams conjures up widely different images. Instead of retirement being a mysterious future unknown, it can be a life you enjoy because you’ve planned, sought out expertise, and taken control early on. If you are proactive in your efforts, you avoid…

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Matt Haywood

Five things to know and do AFTER you’ve enrolled in a 401(k)

You’ve enrolled in your company’s 401(k) program. You got the ball rolling, so now what? In a previous article we gave some pointers about right-sizing your involvement and getting help from a professional. But you still have questions. Financial planning has many layers. Let’s peel back some of those layers and address five important points. Revisit asset allocation frequently Proper…

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Matt Haywood

401(k) Auto-Enrollment – Cruise Control or Active Involvement?

Whether you like it or not, an Automatic Enrollment 401(k) Plan is a good thing. Everyone knows the importance of saving and investing wisely in your future. Making people choose “not to save,” instead of “to save” gets people past the initial uncertainty and questions when entering a 401(k) plan. We no longer hear people say “Let me take this…

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Nathan Holt

Maximize Your Impact on Retirement Savings in Your 40s and 50s

Many professionals are at the pinnacle of their careers in their 40s and 50s. They’ve worked hard to achieve certain positions, responsibilities, salaries – and maybe even hold an esteemed status or recognition in the community. While that focus is important and admirable, it’s key to remember that these two decades of life are critical for your retirement planning and…

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Kristin Fomon

Why Women Need to Invest More and Plan Smarter for Retirement

A generation or two ago, women were not usually the decision makers in family finances, and may not have even been part of the conversation. Today, more women than ever are the breadwinners in our homes, and do initiate the financial talks in our families. Even though we are carrying this financial responsibility, we are generally not as bold or…

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Patrick Monahan

Is an In-Service Withdrawal Right for You?

Many working Americans jump-start their savings for retirement by enrolling in their company’s 401(k) plan, and those numbers continue to increase as companies move to an auto-enrollment model. At Krilogy, we encourage our clients to participate in their company-sponsored retirement plans, including 401(k)’s, because these types of plans implement disciplined savings and can be instrumental in building wealth. But there…

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