Q: What do you know about umbrella insurance policies? I just bought my first house and my insurance agent is telling me I should get an umbrella policy. Does that make sense?
Q: I’ve read several articles recently about the possibility of rising inflation. Some suggest that current economic policies are setting us up for serious problems in the next several years. Is this really something to worry about?
Q: I’ve been working with the same financial advisor for the past several years. My performance wasn’t very good last year and this year isn’t looking any better. I know COVID was hard on a lot of us,
Q: I am getting close to retirement and I am thinking about what to do with my balance in my company’s 401k plan. Some people tell me to roll it into an IRA when I retire
A recent story in the Sacramento Bee reminded me of the importance of the “small and simple” things when it comes to estate planning. The Bee reported that California’s unclaimed property fund now exceeds $10 billion and that it grew last fiscal year by nearly $1 billion
Q: I have been making some gifts to my children and grandchildren and my accountant keeps warning me about gift taxes. On the other hand, I hear that some gifts are not taxable. Which are taxable and which are not?
Q: I am feeling more and more concerned about the stock market. The economy continues to struggle because of the pandemic, but the stock market keeps going higher
The other day I had an interesting conversation with an old friend. My ears perked up when he told me he was taking a class to help prepare for retirement. When I asked him to tell me about it, he said
There has been a lot of talk in recent years about the growing student loan crisis and with good cause. According the Federal Reserve, Americans now carry more than $1.7 trillion