Custodial Accounts: Non Tax Advantaged Savings Account
Today we are discussing custodial accounts. Maybe you’re trying to plan for your child’s future and all the options you look at help you cover college expenses but you just want to save for their future, not only college. You understand that there are tax benefits to saving in college savings accounts, but you want flexibility for how the funds will be used.
The Motherhood Penalty
by Philip Weiss, Apprise Wealth Management
The motherhood penalty refers to the career penalty women face after having a child. It can affect wages, the ability to get hired, workplace evaluations, and promotions.
Across both time and countries, on average, women earn less than men. According to this article, if you look across the world, you won’t find a country where men and women receive equal pay. This leads to the two primary questions this blog will address.
Three Things to Consider Before Hiring a Nanny
A year ago, my husband and I were thinking about hiring a nanny for our newborn. Of course, there are the more familiar things to consider when hiring a nanny: references, background check, experience and credentials, and overall personality fit. But I didn’t realize how complicated it could get if you employ a nanny until I started researching. There are three things I suggest discussing with your partner before deciding to hire a nanny: Taxes, Nanny Payroll Service, and Workers’ Compensation Insurance. Now, I realize these are not exciting topics. But you want to make sure you’re addressing these things before you hire a nanny. It’s important to be on the same page and to ensure that the costs are covered in your budget.
What You Need to Save Before Having a Baby Might Be the Wrong Question
Most of my clients are in their 30s and 40s, and many of them are either starting families or adding to them.
Many of these soon-to-be parents ask me, “how much do we need to save before having a baby? What should we have in the bank before we start thinking about having kids?”
A Trust Fund for Kids: Does Your Family Need One?
For most people, the phrase “trust fund baby” does not come with positive associations.
It’s a description that conjures images of spoiled children that may grow up to be dilettantes as adults; of people that seem divorced from the reality of working for a living or being financially responsible for their own futures.
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