The tax code, with all of its hundreds of pages of regulations, stipulations, and loopholes always leaves something to be learned. Not only is the U.S. Internal Revenue Code massive, different write-offs and deductions occur at different stages in life, so it’s unsurprising if you don’t know the details of the IRA (Individual Retirement Account) charitable rollover.
It is no secret that the typical American is working long hours with little respite compared to other countries with large economies. Full-time employees report an average work week of 47 hours and four out of 10 American workers say they work over 50 hours a week.
If you’ve ever played the Game of Life board game, it becomes clear that compressed into the colorful path there are various stages of life. Each stage holds its own major financial challenges as well as prospective profits in addition to surprises (new baby!) and forks in the road.
Think back to those early days in life when it seemed like everything in the candy aisle was free if you begged your parents hard enough. Not a fleeting thought was given to the expenses of a vacation or the copay costs at the doctor. There’s something beautifully unburdened in the way which children experience the world: recklessly present and innocently ambivalent.
MCF Advisors Announces New Management Team Members & Shareholders
KENTUCKY – February 2, 2017 – Today MCF Advisors announced the appointment of new officers and shareholders. The following individuals have been added to the management team:
Tim Gavin – Vice President, Operations
Why You Need a Serious Retirement Investment Strategy
With rising retirement costs, longer life spans, and the need to rely almost exclusively on one’s own assets for income, there is little margin for error in investing for retirement.
Retire to Happiness: Tips to Thrive in the Next Chapter of Life
Here’s a thought: retirement doesn’t mean the end. It doesn’t mean an end of self-importance or purpose, it just means a new chapter—a paradigm shift of what life is beyond long days and meetings and bosses.
2016 Post-Election: Oh What an Eventful Year!
The MCF Investment Committee
The switch from Halloween to Christmas decorations in our stores and the now available, limited-time-only Starbuck’s holiday drinks tell us the end of the year is upon us. And oh, what a year 2016 has been so far!
The 4 Essential Elements of a Retirement Plan
Until recently, many retirees have been able to rely upon the three-legged stool of retirement income sources: A defined benefit pension plan that guarantees a lifetime income, their own savings, and Social Security.
Investing and Politics
Every four years, by choice or not, Americans experience an increased awareness of our country’s political landscape. Elections bring about a great dichotomy in the United States.