Everyone has heard the saying that nothing is certain except for death and taxes. Both of these are scary things for people. However, by learning a little about taxes, you can make smart decisions to ensure you understand how you can optimize your resources.
We just celebrated St Patrick's Day, and I wanted to talk about the "Gold at the end of the Rainbow" Retirement.
What do you think of when you hear the word "taxes"? Some people think it's theft! Some people think they are needed for the US to thrive as a nation, and they think people who make more money should pay the most taxes. From what I've found with our clients, most people think of taxes as a necessary nuisance.
Almost 1/4 of American adults cannot cover their current month's bills in full. Read that again! Now I know there are a ton of things that go into that… low wages, racial inequity, people with disabilities, and more.
Money is one of those things we don't like to talk about. People can feel embarrassed or ashamed because they feel like they don't have enough, or because they don't know enough about it. One of the biggest issues with money is with intimate relationships. We've all heard that money is the number one reason for divorce.
We hope you had a happy Martin Luther King Jr day! What a legacy he has. He will forever be remembered for his values and principles. He made a profound impact on the United States and world!