The Social Security Administration announced a substantial COLA increase for Social Security recipients.
Are you prepared to retire before (or after) your spouse? Have you considered how this retirement gap will impact your relationship?
The annual Medicare Open Enrollment Period is about to begin. This is the time to make changes to your plan. Here's what you need to know.
One of the most overlooked concerns that couples fail to discuss is how their retirement goals align with each other. Here's what you need to know when thinking about retirement.
FAFSA for 2022-2023 School Year Opens on October 1. It's advisable to submit your application as early as possible.
Fee-only financial planner, Howard Hook, discusses the importance of financial planning and how to select the right planner for your family.
There have been 4 student loan payment pauses since the start of the pandemic. The latest, and likely final, pause extends repayment obligations once again.
Contributing to a 401(k) is great. But you need to do more to ensure you reap the plan's full benefits.
College may become more affordable with the NJ College Affordability Act. Here's what you need to know.
Are your retirement dreams compatible with your partners' dreams? Here are some things to consider before the big day.
Predicting the future of tax laws would be a great magic trick. It would make tax planning and financial planning so much easier. But since we can only make educated guesses, here are some tips.
529 plans are a popular way to save for education and offer some tax advantages. Learn more about their features (and drawbacks) here.
In your 20s, you can afford to make some money mistakes. Here are 6 common mistakes we see, and how you can avoid them.
When you're sick or injured, the last thing you need is for your medical claim to be denied. Here are some tips on how to appeal a Medicare denial.
In Part Two of our series on how to pay for retirement, we discuss three additional ways to raise cash in retirement.
How to pay for retirement is a crucial and often overlooked question. Here are three viable income sources to consider.
It's important to keep a record of your financial world, but how long to keep certain financial documents is a common question. Here are some tips.
Dying can be expensive, not to mention traumatic for loved ones. Here are some things you may want to consider ahead of time to ease their burden - and save money.
The Federal tax filing and payment deadline has been extended. But some dates remain the same. Here's what you need to know about this tax season.
A third stimulus bill has been signed into law. It provides assistance through stimulus checks, expanded unemployment benefits, and more.
When it comes time to evaluate the seemingly infinite number of Medicare Plan options, your head may spin. We shed some light on the options.
The new Administration is sure to make changes that will impact financial planning. Here are our thoughts on what's to come.
Permanent life insurance is an important part of wealth protection planning. Learn how your policy can impact your retirement planning and more.
You may think filing your taxes on the first day of tax season is a good plan. But here's what you need to know before filing your tax return.
RMDs were suspended in 2020, but if you took the withdrawal and rolled it back, read this before preparing your tax return.
If you're paying for, or planning to pay for, college, be aware of these financial aid changes for 2021 and beyond.
Required minimum distributions are once again mandatory in 2021. But there are new rules to be aware of if you haven't had to take RMDs in the past.
Many were caught financially unprepared in 2020. Here are some tips to help you better prepare for your future.
It's easier than you think to fall into debt. Here are some options to help you get your debt under control - before it's too late.
Learn how to fund your cash needs in retirement. This virtual Princeton Adult School class promises to be informative, providing actionable retirement planning and financial planning guidance.
The recent stimulus package includes a spending bill for 2021 and a stimulus package intended to help individuals and businesses.
We are pleased to announce that Darren Zagarola, Howard Hook, and Howard Milove have won the 2021 Five Star Wealth Manager award.