Northington Blog

1.21.19

Failure to Launch, Get Your Kids Out of Your 401(k) !

When grown kids struggle to launch, some anxious middle-aged mothers and fathers may fall into the parent trap -overextending themselves and ravaging their 401k plans.

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1.16.19

The Rise of the Fee-Based Financial Advisor

Stephen Northington, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERâ„¢ Professional, A future ready firm certainly is one that has or does most of their business as a fee bassed professional

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4.7.17

PlanForComfort: How Well Do You Know Your 401K?

The old saying “knowledge is power” applies to many situations in life, including retirement planning. The more you know about the benefits your plan offers, the more likely you’ll be to make the most of them and come out ahead financially when it’s time to retire. Here are some questions to test your knowledge about […]

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3.29.17

PlanForComfort: Is Long-Term Care Insurance a Good Idea?

There is a good possibility that you or your spouse will eventually require some form of long-term care. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, about 70% of people aged 65 or older will enter a nursing home for some period of time during their lifetimes.1 Whether you or your spouse will be […]

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10.31.16

FinancialComfort: I’m Changing Jobs. What Should I Do With the Money in My Plan?

The money you accumulate through an employer’s plan may become a primary source of income after you retire, so how you manage it today could have a big effect on your financial situation in the future.

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9.26.16

PlanForComfort: 401(k) Decisions — You Can Take It With You

If you plan to change jobs, don’t just take the money and run. Since rules vary from company to company, find the time to explore your alternatives. If you have specific questions about your retirement plan distribution options, contact your employer’s benefits coordinator or a qualified financial consultant.

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6.22.16

Why Plan for Long Term Care in Retirement?

Long term care planning means less emotional and financial stress on you and your family. It can provide a way to involve your family in decisions without depending on them to bear the entire burden alone.

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2.29.16

PlanForComfort: Clearing Financial Hurdles on the Road to Retirement

When associates bid you a long and healthy retirement, you do not want to be worrying about how your bills will get paid. Here’s how to get started planning for that day now.

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2.15.16

PlanForComfort: Six Questions to Ask Older Parents

As your parents age, they may become increasingly reliant on adult children to help them manage their money. Here are some questions to help you get the conversation started.

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12.8.15

PlanForComfort: Are You Prepared to Retire?

Whatever “retirement” means to you, you’ll need to design a financial plan suited to your specific vision of the future.

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