Financial Living Blog

5 Key Advantages of HSAs for Retirement

Sep 2, 2020 12:01:37 PM

MacGyver was resourceful, as you are resourceful.

The plucky polymath from the action-packed TV show could take any household items at his disposal – paperclips, a piece of chewing gum, some Duct tape, a Swiss Army Knife – and build a highly effective device to save the day. Similarly, as you plan for retirement, you essentially have to assemble various assets to create an effective, sustainable income stream.

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3 Facts on Why Investors Shouldn’t Worry about the 2020 Election

Aug 20, 2020 11:48:27 AM

We all know 2020 has been anything but normal. In a time of a global pandemic, economic recession, social unrest and high political partisanship, this year’s presidential election is unlikely to follow any type of script either. On top of what it may mean for the country’s future, you are probably wondering what it could mean for your portfolio and financial goals.

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IRAs for Self-Employed Workers

Aug 5, 2020 9:23:46 AM

A common perk of working for a company is a retirement plan. What about if you work for yourself? Will you have a harder time retiring when you decide to call it quits?

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Advance Capital Management Named a 2020 Financial Times Top 300 RIA

Jul 30, 2020 9:31:59 AM

We are pleased to announce Advance Capital Management has been named to the 2020 edition of the Financial Times 300 Top Registered Investment Advisers. The list recognizes top independent RIA firms from across the U.S.

This is the fourth year in a row that Advance Capital Management has been listed.

“We are again honored to be named a top financial adviser in the U.S. and especially proud to have done it for four consecutive years,” said Joe Theisen, chief executive officer of Advance Capital Management.

This is the seventh annual FT 300 list, produced independently by Ignites Research, a division of Money-Media, Inc., on behalf of the Financial Times. Ignites Research provides business intelligence on investment management.

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Forbes 2020 Top Next-Gen Wealth Advisors

Jul 27, 2020 11:45:59 AM

We are pleased to announce two financial advisors – Ryan Sheffer and Terra Hohf – have been named to Forbes magazine’s 2020 Top Next-Gen Wealth Advisors list.

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Should You Invest in Individual Stocks?

Jul 21, 2020 10:34:19 AM

One look at the stock market and you wouldn’t think we have experienced a global pandemic and record rise in unemployment. After the end of the second quarter, it was essentially flat for the year.

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When a Roth Conversion Makes Sense

Jul 1, 2020 8:08:16 AM

A Roth IRA provides several advantages in retirement when you start to use your savings for income. Whether you should consider a Roth conversion depends on your current and expected future financial situation, but sometimes also the state of the market and the economy.

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Can You Think Your Way to Wealth?

Jun 22, 2020 3:30:21 PM

For an extraordinary high-achiever like NBA legend Michael Jordan, you could reasonably attribute his success to one of many things. His natural athleticism. His high basketball IQ. His shoes. But to His Airness himself, it was the result of a relentless mindset:

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Buyer Beware: How Low Interest Rates Impact Annuities

Jun 10, 2020 1:20:00 PM

If you want the guaranteed income an annuity can offer, make sure the payout is worth the various downsides.

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Preparing for the Economic Recovery

May 18, 2020 10:30:41 AM

And now, for a look toward a better future.

We won’t know the full economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak for quite some time. With more than 30 million people out of work, we know the damage is severe. But we also know that eventually the economy will recover. Economic activity is generally cyclical. Every recession – no matter how deep – has been followed by an expansion.

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