Graduating from high school marks an important step toward adulthood for U.S. teenagers. But do your kids have the financial savvy needed to make important decisions about credit cards, student loans, budgeting, and renting their first apartment? Here’s a cheat sheet from columnist Ron Lieber of The New York Times on the most important things […]
About Mari AdamMari Adam, Certified Financial Planner™ and President of Adam Financial Associates Inc, has been helping individuals and families chart their financial futures for over twenty-five years. Have a question about your financial situation? Ask Mari!
Buying or selling a home? Bet you didn’t think 30-year fixed mortgage rates would be back under 4% again! That’s a percentage point below where rates were at the end of last year, helping to encourage more buyers to get into the market and making homes more affordable and easier to finance. Mortgage rates have […]
You may have already heard that a Health Savings Account (HSA) is a great, tax-friendly way to cover those future medical bills. Think of it as something like an IRA for health care. But if you have a Health Savings Account (HSA), like I do, you’ve probably asked yourself more than once whether your account […]
Last year, we had some major changes in the tax laws. As a result, many expenses that were deductible in prior years – like state taxes, mortgage interest, and professional expenses – are now totally eliminated or only partially deductible. So here’s an important question. Given those significant changes, have you given a once-over to […]
Some of our clients have been calling with questions about Form 5498, a tax reporting form they recently received in the mail. If you’re the kind of person who likes to understand how things work, or are curious as to why you’re receiving this form long after the tax deadline, here’s the inside scoop: Does everyone […]
Advice that never goes out of style: “The true measure of financial success isn’t how much money you make—it’s how much you keep. That’s a function of how well you’re able to save money, protect it, and invest it over the long term.” Karen Hube, “10 Rules for Financial Freedom,” Barron’s, May 24, 2019
Our office and the financial markets will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2019 in observance of Memorial Day.
Less than 1% of 401(k) participants lands in the elite $1,000,000 club at Fidelity, home of many corporate 401(k) plans. Personal finance columnist Michelle Singletary of the Washington Post calls these $1,000,000+ savers the “Navy SEALs” of retirement saving. They can show the rest of us how to do it the right way. The number of […]
If you’re a parent, you already know how much college can cost. And if you’re a graduate, you undoubtedly know how much it did cost, because you’re probably still paying the bills! We’re all concerned about the ever-growing mountain of student debt, over $1.5 trillion at last count. For a devastating new look at the […]
About Mari Adam, CFP®
Mari Adam, Certified Financial Planner™ and President of Adam Financial Associates Inc, has been helping individuals and families chart their financial futures for twenty five years. Mari has appeared in publications such as Business Week, CBS MarketWatch, Wall Street Journal, Kiplinger’s, Newsweek, and Money Magazine.
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