Financial Planning & Wealth Management

MyRA: A New Way to Save

Employers may be offering a new, optional, retirement savings account to their employees by the end of 2014, compliments of the President’s executive authority, as announced in his State of the Union. MyRAs are considered a “starter” savings account aimed at the over 50% of employees whose employers don’t offer...

Retirement Income Gender Gap-Dealing With A Shortfall

When you determine your retirement income needs, you make your projections based on the type of lifestyle you plan to have and the desired timing of your retirement. However, you may find that reality is not in sync with your projections, and it looks like your retirement income will be...

SKWealth Shares a Survival Guide for Managing Investments

Last week SKWealth's Director of Investments, Matthew Neyland, CFA, CAIA, was featured in the Providence Business News issue dated 2/18-2/24. Matt's article was titled "A Survival Guide for Managing Investments"; which highlights very timely and relevant information. If you didn't have the opportunity to read Matt's article, [click...

2013 FICA Tax Increase Surprises Some Taxpayers

SKWealth provides an article about the 2% increase in Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA), which affects the vast majority of American workers who are now receiving about 2% less in their take-home pay. With all the end-year hype surrounding the fiscal cliff and the relief that came with New Year's...

Self-Diagnosing Your Financial Health

Physician's Money Digest has posted an article written by John Teixeira, CPA, CHBC Directed at physicians and their practice groups, this information actually works for most. John offers some quick tips on how you can personally review your finances to determine your financial well-being, beginning with review of your past...