When was the last time you thought about treating yourself to the spa, a nice steak dinner, or something you have patiently waited to purchase? Most people struggle with taking good care of themselves. Especially those from the sandwich generation—taking care of their parents while taking care of their children. There just does not seem to be enough time to focus on you. National Life Group and the National Institute of Wellness disagree. Living well starts with you; so, why not start today! (more…)
In schools across the country, there are countless teachers working through their lunch breaks trying to keep up with the demands of the day. But what many don’t know is that in the time it takes to eat lunch, they could conduct a retirement savings review with a financial professional. (more…)
This Year National Tax Day is April 17.
Since 1955, for those living in the United States, Tax Day has typically fallen on April 15. This year April 15 falls on a Sunday and the following Monday is a federal holiday–Emancipation Day, the day in 1862 when President Lincoln freed the slaves in the nation’s capital. These two events push the tax deadline out to Tuesday, April 17.
According to the National Center for Education Statistics, in 2017 there were 3.2 million full-time teachers across America. Recently Time Magazine reported that 1 in 3 Americans have no retirement savings. Even worse, teacher pensions have been under fire for years. If we believe the statistics floating across the news channels, that would mean over one million teachers will be unprepared for retirement. (more…)