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Should I Work with a Financial Advisor to Optimize my 401(k)?

Should I Work with a Financial Advisor to Optimize my 401(k)? Should I Work with a Financial Advisor to Optimize my 401(k)?

The 401(k) is a common retirement savings plan in the United States. Employers often match their employees’ contributions to a 401(k) up to a certain amount. However, the exact funds you invest in under your 401(k) are up to you. This flexibility certainly has its benefits. You can devise an investment strategy that meets your […]

Should I Give to my Heirs Now, or After My Passing?

Should I Give to my Heirs Now, or After My Passing? Should I Give to my Heirs Now, or After My Passing?

Leaving an inheritance to your loved ones is a thoughtful way to show how much they mean to you. People often assume their estate will be given to their heirs once they pass away. For years, this has been the tradition — but it is no longer the only option. More often these days, people are finding ways to […]

How Do I Figure Out How Much Money I Will Need to Retire?

How Do I Figure Out How Much Money I Will Need to Retire? How Do I Figure Out How Much Money I Will Need to Retire?

When asked when you plan to retire, you may respond by telling people when you want to retire. Perhaps you’ve always dreamed of retiring at 55 so you have a second career doing something you love. Or maybe you imagine yourself working until 70, then moving to a remote island. Having this sort of dream keeps you inspired. But when […]

I Am In My 20s; Is It Too Early For Me to Work With a Financial Planner?

I Am In My 20s; Is It Too Early For Me to Work With a Financial Planner? I Am In My 20s; Is It Too Early For Me to Work With a Financial Planner?

Working with a Financial Planner is often seen as something older adults do as they approach retirement. Unfortunately, this isn’t the most complete characterization of our profession. While financial planning is helpful — even essential — for those nearing retirement, Wealth Managers are equipped to work with people at every stage of life.  If you’re in your […]

How Ongoing Financial Planning With An Advisor Can Help You Stress Less and Reach Your Goals

How Ongoing Financial Planning With An Advisor Can Help You Stress Less and Reach Your Goals How Ongoing Financial Planning With An Advisor Can Help You Stress Less and Reach Your Goals

Ah, stress. If you’ve been feeling stressed out lately, you’re not alone. According to The American Institute of Stress, 55% of Americans feel stressed out during the day. Since it can have negative impacts on your mental and physical health, working to reduce your stress levels is wise. In order to do that, you have to ask […]

Is It Too Late For Me to Begin Planning for Retirement?

Is It Too Late For Me to Begin Planning for Retirement? Is It Too Late For Me to Begin Planning for Retirement?

Financial experts generally recommend you start planning for retirement as early as possible. So if you’re in your 30s, 40s, or beyond and haven’t started planning, you might be a bit nervous. Is it too late for you to start saving? Not at all! Planning for retirement is a “better late than never” situation. Even if you’re a […]

Wealth Management in DeLand: How RLJ’s Financial Advisors Can Help You Work Towards Your Goals

Wealth Management in DeLand: How RLJ’s Financial Advisors Can Help You Work Towards Your Goals Wealth Management in DeLand: How RLJ's Financial Advisors Can Help You Work Towards Your Goals

What are your goals in life? Take a moment, right now, and write them down on a slip of paper. Maybe the goals you chose to write down are career-related. Maybe they are family-related, or perhaps they involve moving to a new city or country. Everyone has different goals in life, and that’s one of the things that […]

I’m Nervous About Taking Risks With My Investments, How Can RLJ Wealth Help Me Feel Better About This?

I’m Nervous About Taking Risks With My Investments, How Can RLJ Wealth Help Me Feel Better About This? I'm Nervous About Taking Risks With My Investments, How Can RLJ Wealth Help Me Feel Better About This?

If you want to succeed financially, you need to invest your money. Unfortunately, the very idea of investing can be scary for some people because every investment comes with some level of risk. There is a chance that, depending on market conditions, the value of a certain investment will decrease. Dwelling on this possibility for too long […]

How Much Does It Cost To Work With a Financial Planner?

How Much Does It Cost To Work With a Financial Planner? How Much Does It Cost To Work With a Financial Planner?

Creating a financial plan allows you to take control of your income, design your future, and take logical steps towards your goals. Working with a professional Financial Advisor is generally the best way to create an actionable financial plan. But sometimes, potential customers are worried about the cost of financial planning. They wonder whether they can […]

How Can I Still Feel In Control of My Finances When I Work With a Financial Advisor?

How Can I Still Feel In Control of My Finances When I Work With a Financial Advisor? How Can I Still Feel In Control of My Finances When I Work With a Financial Advisor?

As they go through their daily lives, most people prefer to feel like they’re in the driver’s seat making the decisions and choosing their own path. Psychologists refer to this notion as a sense of agency. It’s the feeling that you’re in control of your life, rather than simply drifting through it. Your sense of agency comes into play […]