Thoughts on the tax bill passage: First major legislative win for Pres. Trump and GOP majority. Combining the elimination of the requirement to have health insurance with the tax bill has dealt a major blow to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), more commonly known as ObamaCare. The cost of passage of the tax bill from a political view will not be fully known until the 2018 mid-term elections. The US economy, already gathering strength, will receive additio
The end of the year is coming quickly, less than 2 weeks and 2018 will be here. Here are 4 things every person should do before the end of the year. Create a Financial Plan Every person should have a financial plan. Planning isn’t only for the ultra wealthy, it is for everyone. A good solid financial plan will help you to accomplish your financial goals. Going through the process of creating a financial plan will help you to prioritize the goals that mean the most, bring pers
It’s a simple question really – “how much does it cost?”. We have all had that experience where we ask what something will cost and get an answer that is so twisted and turned around that we are left with a headache and confusion. Too often that is the experience of 401(k) Plan Sponsors and participants. I suppose that is what happens in an industry that has decades of experience in obscuring and hiding the full facts and truth in layers of industry speak. So, let’s keep t
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