Archive for August, 2018

Fast Facts about Digital Currency

Do you know what bitcoin is? Bitcoin is a type of digital currency that can be used to make virtual payments anywhere in the world. Bitcoin is maintained by a decentralized network of computers that track all bitcoin transactions, unlike traditional payment networks that are run by a credit card (more…)

Investing for Retirement: Why Taxes Matter

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 made sweeping changes to federal income taxes and corporate tax rates — but what does it mean for your retirement accounts? The tax benefits of retirement accounts such as 401(k)s and IRAs are mostly unchanged by the new tax plan. That means (more…)

529 Plans: Not Just for Higher Education Anymore

If you’re looking for a way to invest for your child’s or grandchild’s education, you may want to take a closer look at investing in a 529 savings plan. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act modified the Internal Revenue Code, expanding the use of 529 plans from being used only (more…)

How Much Debt Is Normal At My Age?

Are you feeling overwhelmed by student loans or credit card debt? If so, you’re not alone. Consumers of all ages are carrying debt and it’s hampering people’s ability to reach certain financial goals such as buying a home and saving for retirement. Whether you’re just starting out in the workforce (more…)