Going from two stable income streams to one can prove challenging, but it is a necessary step if you, or your spouse, want to stay home with your kids, go back to school or even start your own business. To avoid ending up in a pinch when the big day comes, planning for the transition…
This week on “Money Talks,” the experts share advice on how to hold and title rental properties to minimize the liability risk to your other assets.
Comparing similar life insurance policies? Consider trying the cost index method and the surrender cost index method. Read all about it in this week’s Financial Tip.
The income replacement approach assumes the goal of life insurance is to replace the lost earnings of a breadwinner. Read more in this week’s Financial Tip.
Henssler Financial’s Director of Insurance Planning, Jim Crone, CFS®, CLU®, discusses identifying the real financial risk of needing long-term care in the future.
Like many investment products, tax-deferred fixed annuities have both advantages and disadvantages. We explain in this week’s Tax Tip.
The capital retention approach to life insurance helps preserve capital for heirs when the surviving spouse dies. Read more in this Insurance Tip.
What does the future hold for Social Security and Medicare? In this week’s Financial Tip, we list highlights from the lengthy reports the Trustees of the Social Security and Medicare Trust Funds submit to Congress.
When saving for retirement, you’re probably aware of the benefits of using tax-preferred accounts such as 401(k)s and IRAs. But you may not be aware of another type of tax-preferred account that may prove very useful, not only during your working years but also in retirement: the health savings account (HSA). HSA in a Nutshell…
Medicare Part B Premiums According to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), most people with Medicare who receive Social Security benefits will pay the standard monthly Part B premium of $135.50 in 2019. However, if your premiums are deducted from your Social Security benefits, and the increase in your benefit payments for 2019…