Albert Costill

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15 Ways to Make Money With Your Home

According to data from the Federal Reserve, consumers ended 2021 with debt totaling a staggering $15.6 trillion. In the fourth quarter alone this was a year-over-year jump of $333 billion....

10 Good Reasons to Use Your 401k RIGHT NOW

A 401 (k) account is an instrumental part of your financial future. Because of this, it’s strongly advised that you never touch these founds. What’s more, if you make withdrawals...

How Much Taxes Should I Plan on Paying for My Annuity

At one point or another, you get stung with an unexpected expense. Like you take your car to the mechanic for what you assume is a simple brake pad replacement....

Early Retirement Will Bankrupt Your Dreams, Here’s Why

While there are certainly exceptions, who wouldn’t want to retire early? Instead of being a part of the 9-to-5 grind, you could spend more with family, friends, or leisure activities...

Build Strong Financial Foundations to Guarantee No Future Debt Problems

I’m not going to mince words about this. When it comes to finances, a lot of people are struggling. According to a survey by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation...

Grantor Retained Annuity Trust Questions Answered

The estate planning process can be one of the most tedious and frustrating parts of developing a comprehensive financial plan. And, this can be particularly true for wealthy individuals. It...

Happy Retirement Living Requires These 5 Traits

Some people have a more difficult time settling into retirement than their peers.

12 of the Cheapest States to Retire

Are you ready to retire from your career but worry that you may not be financially prepared? This is a common concern. The majority of baby boomers have no retirement...

Average Retirement Savings by Age

How much do you have saved for your retirement? Obviously, the answer depends on everything from your financial situation to retirement goals. And, another consideration? Your age. As an example,...

Are Annuities Safe?

“At the end of the day, the goals are simple: safety and security.” — Jodi Rell, former Governor of Connecticut Pensions, once essential for retirement, have been steadily disappearing. Today,...

Are Annuities Taxable?

When it comes to your retirement, the financial products you rely on have complex tax rules — to say the least. If you contribute to a 401(k) plan, Roth account,...

Retirement Quotes That Will Encourage You to Save

It’s a no-brainer that planning for retirement is a serious business. The fear of outliving your savings, having to keep up with Medicare deadlines, making the decision when to take...

10 Annuity Tips That Will Save You Thousands (An Unbiased Annuity Guide)

In what ways does an annuity benefit you? This is an important question that needs to be answered before you buy one. Besides offering a steady and guaranteed stream of...

The Best Annuity Features and Fees to Look For

Have you ever gone car shopping? Even if you aren’t a car enthusiast, most people know that the vehicle should have basic safety features, like antilock backs and airbags. Most...

The Secret to Annuities? What the Heck Are They?

If you’re hoping to diversify your retirement portfolio and have more peace of mind throughout retirement, you may consider purchasing an annuity. But, to make sure that this is the...

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