While many are organizing their closets and cleaning out drawers and garages, use springtime to Spring clean your finances. Now is a great time to look at your finances so you can work toward financial independence. Here are ten ways to help you clean up your finances by cleaning out what isn’t working in your financial situation.
Some people view financial confidence and building wealth as mere luck, but there is more to it than just being lucky. Building wealth doesn’t happen overnight or by chance, and there are no secrets or shortcuts to building wealth.
In the U.S., men are investing and accumulating wealth at a greater pace than women, fueling the gender investing gap. It is important that women accumulate enough retirement savings since women have a life expectancy of 80.2 years compared to men having a life expectancy of 74.5 years, according to WorldData.info. Below are five Issues and five ways to work toward closing the gender investing gap.
Tax time is when business owners often look for deductions to help save money. But, preparing for tax season should start at the beginning of the New Year to implement necessary actions to take advantage of credits and deductions during that tax year. Below is a list of Tax Filing Tips and Deadlines business owners should note.
One of the most noteworthy retirement savings legislation in years, the SECURE Act 2.0, is now law.
In 2022 The Fed raised interest rates seven times, with the possibility of raising interest rates again in 2023 as they pursue cooling inflation. December 2022’s inflation rate was 6.5%, with the Fed Funds rate increasing to 4.4%, the rate banks borrow from The Fed.
Throughout 2022, the U.S. economy experienced high inflation, economic expansion and contraction, low unemployment, and narrowly avoided a recession. But even economists with insight have mixed feelings about what the 2023 U.S. economy may be like- it’s a guessing game this early in the New Year.
The start of the New Year is a great time to focus on retirement savings contribution limits. Thanks to the power of compound interest. The more you save this year, the more financially secure you may be during retirement.
2022 had numerous tax law changes that may impact you when filing your 2022 taxes. Depending on your situation, the changes may mean a reduced refund or a larger tax bill.
Life insurance provides a strategy to protect your assets against premature liquidation. If a loss from death occurs, the assets you’ve worked hard for may face early liquidation.