Affiance Financial has long partnered with BestPrep, an organization that helps students build business, career, and financial literacy skills. Years ago, Principals Steve Lear and Andy Fishman helped start the organization’s Financial Matters program, which teaches high school students financial literacy skills.
Thank you to everyone who came to the event, we’re grateful for having such engaged and interested clients. As always, we value any feedback you might have, so please don’t hesitate to reach out to your advisor with any questions.
It may not have manifested itself as we would have liked, but believe it or not, spring has been upon us since the end of March. With spring, our minds always look toward the Masters, taxes, and spring cleaning. With the first two now in the rearview mirror, we finally have a chance to concentrate on the third. Time to clean out all of those files we have been hanging on to for far too long.
Everyone who owns a home or car has homeowners and automobile insurance coverage. If you own a boat or a motorcycle, you likely have a policy for those, too. But is that enough? Today, I’d like to introduce you to an insurance policy that often goes unnoticed, but can make a huge difference to a person’s financial security – the Umbrella policy.
By Dan Lear
by Kyle Berg
Imagine this. You’ve worked hard to save every penny you could so that you can finally call it quits and not have to work another day in your life. Your retirement savings have well exceeded the United States household average of $17,000. Now, you are six months into your 70s and Uncle Sam wants a cut of what you have worked so hard to save. So, you have to take a required minimum distribution, or RMD for short. Failing to do so will cost you 50% of the distribution, which is something you want to avoid at all costs.