The Triple Tax Benefits of Health Savings Accounts
Posted by SageCreek Planning & Investments on Mon, 02/24/2020 - 15:58
When planning for retirement, most Americans think mainly about using tax-advantaged savings vehicles like 401(k) or individual retirement accounts, while failing to consider the triple tax advantages associated with saving for future health care costs using a health savings account, or HSA.
A Valentine's Day Couple - Susanna and Jason
Posted by SageCreek Planning & Investments on Fri, 02/21/2020 - 11:34
Financial planning tips to help reduce conflict at home.
Ozzy, Parkinson’s & Elder Care Planning
Posted by SageCreek Planning & Investments on Fri, 02/07/2020 - 13:09
Tips to tackle the difficult conversations and how to create a planning team.
Goodbye 2010s, Hello 2020s
Posted by SageCreek Planning & Investments on Tue, 01/14/2020 - 13:22
2019 is a wrap, and we're into a new decade. How did 2019 end up, and what do we need to know going forward?
Retirement Savings: Do Yours Measure Up?
Posted by SageCreek Planning & Investments on Fri, 12/27/2019 - 13:22
When envisioning retirement, you may picture living in tropical climates, traveling and sightseeing at leisure, or doing whatever suits you on any given day. Regardless of your age or circumstance, it might surprise you to learn that a “lifestyle plan” is an important part of retirement planning.
Ten Year-End Tax Tips for 2019
Posted by SageCreek Planning & Investments on Tue, 11/05/2019 - 14:17
Here are 10 things to consider as you weigh potential tax moves between now and the end of the year.
The Public Wi-Fi Conundrum: Convenient to Use but Easy to Hack
Posted by SageCreek Planning & Investments on Thu, 10/24/2019 - 10:44
In today’s world, we are more connected than ever. Smartphones, tablets, and laptops allow us to communicate with others easily and at all times. But that communication requires an Internet connection—and not all options are created equal.
A 7-Point Checklist for Your Estate Plan
Posted by SageCreek Planning & Investments on Fri, 10/04/2019 - 11:16
When it comes to estate planning, executing your will and other estate documents is only the first step. To help ensure that your estate plan stays in tune with your goals and needs, it’s important to review and update it on an ongoing basis. Working with your financial advisor and attorney, use this checklist as a starting point to keep your estate plan in good shape.
Your Financial Affairs: What Your Children Should Know
Posted by SageCreek Planning & Investments on Fri, 08/16/2019 - 09:49
Many parents may find it uncomfortable, or even believe it is unnecessary, to inform their children about personal finance matters. Yet, communicating openly with your family members can help to reassure them about your financial and health care wishes. This may also ease the decision-making process for your family in many important areas.
Tax and Retirement Planning for Families with a Stay-at-Home Spouse
Posted by SageCreek Planning & Investments on Thu, 07/25/2019 - 15:32
If your wife or husband does not have paid employment, your family may have to do some additional planning to minimize your tax bill, while ensuring that you are saving enough for retirement to cover the needs of both partners.