529 College Savings Plan- A Cheat Sheet for Common Questions

May 14th, 2022 by Legacy Wealth Planning

Whether your child was just born or is heading toward high school graduation, a 529 savings plan may help you put aside funds to pay for college expenses without paying taxes (federal and some states) on any dividends and gains.1 However, 529 plans have some specific rules, regulations, and restrictions that parents must know before […]

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Your Estate and Life Insurance

May 7th, 2022 by Legacy Wealth Planning

It can be fairly easy to underestimate your net worth. After all, predicting the future value of your home and savings is merely hypothetical. On the other hand, you can rely on the fixed amount of the death benefit provided by your life insurance policy. However, adding this often significant sum to your asset pool […]

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If you are self-employed or own a small business and you haven’t established a retirement savings plan, what are you waiting for? A retirement plan can help you and your employees save for the future. Tax advantages A retirement plan can have significant tax advantages: Your contributions are deductible when madeYour contributions aren’t taxed to […]

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Retirement Plans for Small Businesses

May 3rd, 2022 by Legacy Wealth Planning

If you are self-employed or own a small business and you haven’t established a retirement savings plan, what are you waiting for? A retirement plan can help you and your employees save for the future. Tax advantages A retirement plan can have significant tax advantages: Your contributions are deductible when madeYour contributions aren’t taxed to […]

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Six Uses for Life Insurance You May Not Know About

May 1st, 2022 by Legacy Wealth Planning

When people think of life insurance, what usually comes to mind is settling the deceased’s final expenses and providing financial support for their beneficiaries. Although these are the most common uses of life insurance, cash value, or whole life insurance, they offer financial resources to other situations. Here are six cases where using life insurance […]

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5 Attributes of Successful Entrepreneurs

April 19th, 2022 by Legacy Wealth Planning

What does an entrepreneur need to create a dynamic company? The right mindset is a big part of it. As an entrepreneur, you devote half your time or more to the daily hustle, making things happen and accomplishing goals. The other half is looking ahead, knowing where you want to be and when. For some, […]

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3 Ways to Invest in Our Planet on Earth Day

April 12th, 2022 by Legacy Wealth Planning

A green future is a prosperous one, and it is essential for everyone to do their part to ensure the future stays bright. Earth day may be the ideal time to find ways to invest in the planet so that the current generation and future generations may reap the benefits of a clean and productive […]

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If Social Security Falls Short, Have a Plan

April 5th, 2022 by Legacy Wealth Planning

Are you worried about the current state of the Social Security system and how its future may affect your retirement income? It’s important to take a long, hard look at your current savings strategy to ensure you’ll be able to compensate for this, or any other, retirement income shortfall. Here are some important savings strategies […]

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10 Ways to Use Your Tax Refund

April 1st, 2022 by Legacy Wealth Planning
10 Ways to Use Your Tax Refund

As we approach tax day 2022, you may be expecting to receive a tax refund. While you may have a temptation to spend your tax return, other options may be more beneficial to your financial situation. Your tax refund is for overpayment of your taxes and reflects your hard work. With that in mind, here […]

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What Do Rising Interest Rates Mean for Your Money?

March 25th, 2022 by Legacy Wealth Planning

On March 16, 2022, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) of the Federal Reserve raised the benchmark federal funds rate by 0.25% to a target range of 0.25% to 0.50%. This is the beginning of a series of increases that the FOMC expects to carry out over the next two years to combat high inflation. […]

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