10 Things That Can Help Prepare for Retirement

 Financial security in retirement doesn’t just happen. It takes planning, commitment and, yes, money. FACTS: Only 40 percent of Americans have calculated how much they need to save for retirement. 30 percent of private industry workers with access to a defined...

Best Accounts to Save for Education Expenses

Parents and students who are currently completing the FAFSA and learning about financial aid may be kicking themselves for not having a better plan in place to pay for college. When it comes to college costs, a little planning can go a long way....

Only 4 Things You Can Do With Your Money

During my years at Lighthouse Financial Advisors, I’ve learned (and from only the BEST), that there are actually only “4 Things You Can Do With Your Money”: Taxes – not a choice, we MUST pay our taxes! Tax planning is critical throughout the year with our clients....

Cyber Fraud

Threats to Data Security Intensify every hour, technology continues to evolve, changing the way we lead our lives. Unfortunately, cyber criminals are evolving just as fast, developing new ways to separate people from their assets. While the most common tactics used to...

Charitable Giving & Tax Planning

There are many ways to share your wealth. Following IRS rules can even give you a nice reduction in your annual tax bill. Tax planning allows you to give more to your favorite charity and maximize tax deductions. Cash/Check donations – always remember to keep...