Debunking financial myths about retirement!

by: Kemberley Washington, CPA

Whether you are in your tender twenties or nifty fifties, one thing is certain retirement will happen.  But where do you see yourself when you hit retirement age? Sitting on the sandy beaches in Florida? Or working day to day til’ the good Lord calls you home. Whatever your plans are, if you fall victim to these myths, your retirement years will catch you by surprise. Continue reading

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FSA, HSA, 401(k) – Oh my!

For many employees, it is open enrollment season again. This is the opportunity to review your company’s employee benefits and determine what works best for you in the coming year.

Some estimates have found that benefits account for approximately 25 percent to 40 percent of an employee’s compensation package. So, take time to thoroughly review your options. It is one of the most important decisions you will make this year.  Continue Reading >>>>>>>

 

Get the most from your 401(k)

Rising living costs, uncertainty surrounding Social Security and the ups and downs in the economy make it essential that you contribute to a 401(k).

If you are in your 20s or 30s, you may think retirement is too far away to start saving. If you are in your 50s and 60s, you may think there is nothing you can do at this point. But the reality is that contributing to your 401(k) is essential at any age.  Continue reading>>>