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Will Social Security Run Out Before You Retire?

Published by Taylor Financial Group

There has been a lot of news coming our way recently: Kim Kardashian met with President Trump to discuss prison reform, and, oh yeah, Social Security is expected to dip into its reserves this year. However, unlike the meeting that occurred between the President and a reality television star, we have been expecting Social Security’s program costs to surpass its income for years. Read more

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The Bride on a Budget

Published by Taylor Financial Group (for women)

I will always remember the complete euphoria of being newly engaged. I pictured the wedding of my dreams in my mind and just knew that between my dress, the venue, and the gorgeous florals, I was going to have an unforgettable day. Read more

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Where Do You Plan to Retire? You Might Want to Think Again!

Published by Taylor Financial Group

We revisit this topic every year because it’s a popular one.  You may tend to focus on the more obvious questions… When should I retire?  How much money do I need to save to retire?  But “where should I retire?” is just as essential. Read more

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Be the Woman in Charge

Published by Taylor Financial Group (for women)

In this new era of female empowerment, there’s at least one area where women remain at a disadvantage: their finances. Now, don’t get me wrong, women are definitely making great strides, but there’s still much work to be done. From the gender wage gap to career breaks, women still face setbacks that can prevent them from achieving financial security. Read more

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When Can You Retire?

Not surprisingly, one of the most common goals financial planners help their clients with is analyzing cash flow in retirement so they can live their lives comfortably without worrying about outliving their money. Cash inflow in retirement can come from many sources (Social Security, retirement plans, savings, annuities, pensions) so it’s important to consider how much and when to expect cash inflows. Read more

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You’re Probably Richer Than You Think!

Published by Taylor Financial Group

People have this misconception about what it means to be “rich.”  They think that being rich consists of living in a huge house, driving fancy cars, taking exotic vacations, and indulging in other luxuries. Read more

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Why “Shopping Small” is the Way to Go

Published by Taylor Financial Group

As a small business owner and woman, I am all about supporting other women-owned small businesses. There is something special about shopping small and it’s one of the many reasons I am so excited for my good friend, Marianne Krantz, who is following her dream and opening up Olive-R-Twist, an olive oil and gourmet food store in Ridgewood, NJ. Read more

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Don’t Be a Victim of Common Wealth Transfer Pitfalls

Published by Taylor Financial Group

Successfully transferring your wealth to your kids or to the next generation is not as easy as you may think.  Generational wealth transfers can actually be quite complicated, especially if they’re not planned properly.  Have you thought about the “who, how, and when” of it all? Read more

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Money Tips to Teach Your Teen!

Published by Taylor Financial Group (for women)

It feels like just yesterday I was dropping my second oldest, Cecilia, at her first day of preschool, and now she’s about to walk across the stage at her high school graduation next month! It’s caused me to reflect on all the life lessons I have tried to teach her, one of those lessons being about money. Read more

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The Most Important Question in May: Should You Sell and Go Away?

Published by Taylor Financial Group

This month historically kicks off a six-month span of slow stock market performance.  Most investors fall into the trap of obsessing over the infamous question – “Should I sell in May and go away?” Read more