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For Women, a Pay Gap Could Lead to a Retirement Gap

Women in the workforce generally earn less than men. While the gender pay gap is narrowing, it is still significant. The difference in wages, coupled with other factors, can lead to a shortfall in retirement savings for women. Statistically speaking Generally, women work fewer years and contribute less toward their retirement than men, resulting in …

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August 2017 Monthly Recap

Client Spotlight Congratulations to the Marihugh family! Hawkins and Jute, sons of John and Kirsten Marihugh, had the honor of showing their Market Rabbits and Market Roasters (chickens) at the Franklin County Fair in July, winning numerous awards for both! The most prestigious awards being for Outstanding Market Exhibitor. Hawkins won the JD Equipment, “Outstanding …

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Client Spotlight: Marihugh family

Congratulations to the Marihugh family! Hawkins and Jute, sons of John and Kirsten Marihugh, had the honor of showing their Market Rabbits and Market Roasters (chickens) at the Franklin County Fair in July, winning numerous awards for both! The most prestigious awards being for Outstanding Market Exhibitor. Hawkins won the JD Equipment, “Outstanding Market Exhibitor …

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Economic milestones of young adults today compared with prior generations

If you’re the parent of a young adult who is still living at home, you might be wondering whether this situation is commonplace. According to a recent U.S. Census Bureau study, it is: One in three young people (ages 18 to 34) lived in their parents’ home in 2015. The Census Bureau study examines how …

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Kickstart Your College Fund with a 529 Plan

If you’re looking to save money for college, one option to consider is a 529 college savings plan. Created over 20 years ago and named after the section of the tax code that governs them, 529 plans offer a unique combination of features that have made them the 401(k)s of the college savings world. How …

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