Financial Living Blog

Alternative Ways to Help Your Child Pay for College

Sep 18, 2019 9:44:51 AM

As tuition rates increase, so too does the difficulty of paying for college.

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Three Advance Capital Advisers on Forbes Best-in-State Next-Gen List

Sep 11, 2019 8:38:46 AM

We are extremely pleased to announce that three of our financial advisers -- Daniel McHugh, Michael Hohf and Terra Hohf -- have been named to Forbes magazine’s 2019 Best-in-State Next-Gen Wealth Advisors list. They were recognized as among the top young wealth advisers in Michigan.

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Navigating 529 Plan Rules for Grandparents

Sep 5, 2019 10:24:09 AM

They say it takes a village to raise a child. With the rising cost of college, students can use all the help they can get. And grandparents are stepping up.

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26 Must-Know Statistics about Estate Planning

Jun 13, 2019 9:25:37 AM

Do you have a will or an estate plan? Around half of you reading this said “no.” And of those of you who said “yes,” most haven’t updated their will or plan in some time. If there’s a common unaddressed problem in the financial plans of many adults of all income levels, it’s what to do about their assets when they’re gone.

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Where to Get Help with Caregiving

May 30, 2019 12:47:19 PM

WANTED: High-energy, extremely selfless and caring multitasker. Duties may include: negotiating the nation’s complex health system, arranging frequent trips to various medical facilities, maintaining a strict prescription schedule and daily tasks such as cooking, cleaning, dressing, bathing and other household chores. Required skills: strong communicator, high stress tolerance and ability to lift more than 20 pounds. Must have a valid driver’s license and must be willing to work long hours and available on short notice. Salary: N/A.

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Advance Capital Management Named to 2019 Best Places to Work List

Apr 17, 2019 1:09:20 PM

We love our clients.

We also love each other as a dedicated, hard-working team.

Therefore, it is with great pleasure to announce Advance Capital Management was recognized as a 2019 Best Places to Work for Financial Advisers by InvestmentNews magazine.

We were chosen as one of this year’s top-75 firms based on employer and employee surveys delving into everything from company culture, benefits, career paths and more.

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Spousal IRA: How Stay-at-Home Parents Can Save for Retirement

Dec 13, 2018 2:25:28 PM

There are many great reasons to be a stay-at-home parent. To name a few, it can make financial sense when you factor in the costs of daycare. You and your spouse don’t have to juggle two busy work schedules. And, most importantly, you get to spend valuable time with your children as they grow.

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Finding Joy in Growing Older

Aug 8, 2018 2:58:27 PM

People tend to become happier as they age. How can that change our perspective on how we live – and manage our money – today?

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Coping with the Loss of Friends

Jun 7, 2018 12:16:17 PM

When it comes to retirement planning, money issues typically get the most attention. Too often the important non-financial aspects of retirement are overlooked. One of which is the painful prospect of losing people we love as we age, including our friends.

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Does Paying Off Your Mortgage Before Retirement Make Sense?

May 16, 2018 8:28:42 AM

For decades now, owning a home has been considered a financial rite of passage in America. The hope is you buy a home early in your career and by the time you retire, you’ll pay off your mortgage and find yourself living in one of your most important nest eggs.

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