Here’s a question we received from Carol, one of our blog readers. Great question, Carol! It’s one that many other people are undoubtedly asking in light of widespread market volatility: Carol’s Question: “Since the market has dropped so much this year (and therefore the value of my IRA), will there be a suspension of RMDs? […]
About Mari AdamMari Adam, Certified Financial Planner™ has been helping individuals and families chart their financial futures for over twenty-five years. Have a question about your financial situation? Ask Mari!
Our Mercer Advisors Boca Raton office and the financial markets will be closed on Monday, June 20, 2022, in observance of Juneteenth National Independence Day, our newest federal holiday. Juneteenth commemorates the end of slavery in the U.S. at the end of the Civil War.
Millions of American workers have invested in target-date funds in their 401(k) accounts. And why not? They’re quick, and they’re easy, providing instant diversification and the benefits of a professionally designed investment portfolio tailored to meet your changing needs as you inch closer to retirement. Unfortunately, millions of target-date fund investors just discovered that even […]
Congratulations! It’s National 529 Day on May 29 (Get it? 5/29?) There’s reason to celebrate if you’re one of the parents or grandparents who have opened 529 college savings accounts for your favorite student. There are over 15 million accounts out there, and 529 savings accounts are definitely the most effective way to save for […]
“Too many Americans think that once you are on Medicare everything is free, but that’s not the case.” Hope Manion, Senior Vice President, Fidelity Workplace Consulting, as interviewed by Andrew Welsch, Barron’s, Here’s How Much You Can Expect to Spend on Healthcare in Retirement, May 17, 2022. The Takeaway: For over 21 years, Fidelity has researched what […]
Our office and the financial markets will be closed on Monday, May 30, 2022 in observance of Memorial Day. Please join with us in remembering our fallen service members with pride this Memorial Day.
Congratulations! Your 2021 taxes have been filed. So, is it safe now to throw away all those receipts, statements, and confirmations? Kiplinger reporter Rivan V. Stinson explains in a recent article what you need to keep, and what it’s safe to shred. “Generally, the IRS has three years from the date you file to audit your […]
As long as I can remember, I’ve loved to read. So you can probably understand why last weekend I was thrilled to lend a hand to one of my absolute favorite annual events – the Broward Public Library Foundation’s Literary Feast, which combines fundraising, a silent auction, dedicated volunteers, and intimate dinner gatherings with renowned […]
Rattled by global events? Even the most experienced investors can be unsettled by global unrest and unsure of how to respond. Mari recently talked to veteran reporter Jeanne Sahadi of CNN Business to share some tips on how to manage money in light of today’s geopolitical uncertainty. You can read more about our conversation in […]
To help guide you on your retirement journey, we stay on top of all the latest research on retirement saving and spending. For years, we have been advising our retirement clients to adopt realistic spending assumptions reflecting what they’ll really need to cover their expenses – and realize their dreams – in retirement. In the […]
About Mari Adam, CFP®
Mari Adam, Certified Financial Planner™ has helped hundreds of individuals and families build wealth and plan for a more secure financial future for over 30 years. Her advice has appeared in publications such as Wall Street Journal, Kiplinger’s, Money Magazine, Business Week, and CBS MarketWatch.
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