In the game of chess, “best moves” are determined by developing a plan to advance toward victory while protecting valuable pieces from loss. Similarly, life’s financial “best moves” are determined by developing a comprehensive plan to achieve goals while protecting valuable assets.
At Fort Wealth Management, we understand that retirees face many important decisions that can affect their long-term financial success. Some of these decisions revolve around making investments that will help create a hedge against outliving their income, the impact of inflation, taxation, and rising healthcare costs.
Because over ninety percent of our clients are retirees with similar concerns, we are in an advantageous position to approach such challenges with experience and skill.
Estate Management 101
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate.
A Look at Diversification
Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.
Important Birthdays Over 50
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
Irrevocable life insurance trusts can be important tools that may accomplish a number of estate objectives.
Important as it is, Medicare does not cover the full range of health-care expenses you may experience in your golden years.
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
Entrepreneurs all face the same question, “Which business structure should I adopt?”
An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime, and those we love may suffer if we are not prepared.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
If you have a family that relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.