Monthly Archives: December 2016

7 Family Finance Tips to Consider for the New Year

Financial Planning Tips for a New Year | Advise from Financial Planners and Jordan Dechtman Wealth Management

As 2016 comes to a close, people across the country are starting to plan their New Year’s Resolutions. While exercise or losing weight are common goals, we’d like to recommend a resolution that can have a huge impact on your lifestyle: Creating a Financial Plan for 2017 As Mark Avallone writes in the article below, a few minutes to update your plan for the coming year can help you start the new year on the… Read More »

Seven Crazy Tax Laws Trump Should Change

Robert W. Wood President Elect Trump and Republicans say big tax changes are coming. It’s about time. The U.S. tax code is the most complex in the world, chock full of perks to special interests and social engineering. It is incomprehensible, and often produces unjust results. In 1913, our entire tax law was 27 pages. It’s now over 4 million words, 9,000 bloated pages. From 2001-2012 alone, there were 4,600 changes, more than one a day. Individuals spend 6.1 billion hours a year doing their tax… Read More »

How Much Do You Need to Retire? Four Ways to Achieve That Magic Number

How much do you need to save for retirement? Jordan Dechtman Wealth Management offers a free retirement income analysis and four strategies to save more.

Of the 46 Frequently Asked Questions about Retirement, this one is at the top of the list for many people approaching retirement: “How much do I need to save before I retire?” The answer is hardly simple, as John Wasik points out in the article below. Because you don’t know how long you will live, how much you will spend on health care, or how inflation will affect prices for everyday expenses, it can be… Read More »