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June 9, 2020
What Illustrating Your Wealth Transfer Plan Can Show You at a Glance

By Stan Purvis

We all know that legal documents, at least for those of us who aren’t attorneys, can be complex and often overwhelming to digest. Your estate planning documents, for example, likely contain dozen... Read more

Financial Planning

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June 9, 2020
Money and Happiness

By Susan Strasbaugh

“Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it.” – Benjamin Franklin Contrary to the popular saying, money can buy happiness, but only if you spend it in the right way. Behavioral economi... Read more

Behavioral Finance / Financial Planning

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May 6, 2020
The Key To Saving More For Retirement: Using Your Imagination

By Tim Maurer

The coronavirus is dominating our attention so pervasively in the present moment that the notion of retirement seems even more distant for savers. That’s understandable—natural, even. But it’s pr... Read more

Retirement

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May 6, 2020
Charitable Giving Opportunities Under the 2020 CARES Act

By Elliot Dole

The government’s massive COVID-19 and economic relief package – the CARES Act, which was signed into law in March – contained some significant measures to encourage immediate charitable giving to... Read more

Financial Planning

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May 6, 2020
6 Steps to Help Protect a Loved One from Financial Elder Abuse

By Buckingham Team

Financial elder abuse – defined by the National Committee for the Prevention of Financial Elder Abuse as the illegal or improper use of an elder person’s funds, property or resources – can take n... Read more

Financial Planning

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April 6, 2020
CARES Act Relief for Retirement Account Owners

By Buckingham Team

Several provisions of the massive coronavirus stimulus package – the CARES Act – signed into law March 27, 2020 deal with retirement accounts and offer relief both to their owners and beneficiari... Read more

Retirement

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April 6, 2020
Maximizing Outcomes by Reducing Taxes Over Your Lifetime

By Kurt Wunderlich

As a kid, if you get $20 from your parents the world opens up and the possibilities seem just endless. Candy bars, apps, the latest “it” thing and so much more can be yours. You pull out your spe... Read more

Financial Planning

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April 3, 2020
The Market Volatility Survival Tool: True Grit

By Tim Maurer

Is recent stock market volatility bugging you? Do you wince with every headline announcing the expansion of quarantines, knowing the market will likely panic? Do you sneak a peak at your portfoli... Read more

Volatility

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April 3, 2020
What Do You Do When Markets Are Down? Build Wealth!

By Buckingham Team

It never feels great to see the stock market drop, especially by a lot, and then watch as your portfolio’s value falls with it. Fear, frustration, anger, anxiety, helplessness – each is a totally... Read more

Financial Planning / Volatility

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November 7, 2019
How to Craft a More Fulfilling Vacation

By Tim Maurer

With the back-to-school chaos behind us, the year’s end and the recurring planning topics that correspond with those boxes on the calendar—tax and retirement planning, and especially charitable g... Read more

Financial Planning

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