You probably didn’t notice, but when the clock struck midnight on December 31, 2013, a number of popular tax benefits, commonly included in the list of provisions referred to as “tax extenders” expired. While it’s possible that Congress could retroactively extend some or all of these items, you’ll have to evaluate your 2014 tax situation […]
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION GO TO www.investwithswa.com Upon your death, your surviving spouse, ex-spouse, children, or dependent parents may be eligible to receive benefits based on your earnings record. These benefits can be a valuable source of income when your family needs it the most. Did you know that … Survivors of deceased workers account for about 11% […]
Life is about Finishing Strong I received an email from a friend reminding me that life is about the finish line. The Human Spirit wants to make an impact and it needs to finish strong to do that. Regardless of the amount of material goods we leave our true legacy is how we lived our […]
Spring Cleaning Your Debt. Debt is a great tool on the upside when investing in an income producing asset. But on the down side it can accelerate you loss.
Spring Cleaning Your Debt It’s springtime–time for you to take stock of your surroundings and get rid of the dirt and clutter that you’ve accumulated during this past year. In addition to typical spring cleaning tasks, you may want to take this time to focus on your finances. In particular, now may be as good […]
The Fed’s Great Unwind and Your Portfolio After more than five years of unprecedented support for the economy, the Federal Reserve Board has begun to reduce its purchases of bonds. And though the Fed has said interest rates may stay low even after unemployment has fallen to 6.5%, higher rates increasingly seem to be a […]
What Baseball Can Teach You about Financial Planning Spring training is a tradition that baseball teams and baseball fans look forward to every year. No matter how they did last year, teams in spring training are full of hope that a new season will bring a fresh start. As this year’s baseball season gets under […]
Take some time ti get your financial house in order December and January are the perfect months to look back at what you earned, saved, and spent during the past year, as W-2s, account statements, and other year-end financial summaries roll in. So before Punxsutawney Phil comes out of his burrow to predict when spring […]