Your Business Succession Plan Checklist

Your Business Succession Plan Checklist Barnett Financial & Tax

For many years, you’ve been the captain of your ship. Running your own business hasn’t been easy, and success was never guaranteed. Now that you’re getting closer to retirement, you’ll have to make some big decisions. In order for your business to outlive you, you’ll need to map out a path forward. This means setting…

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Four Common Retirement Mistakes You Could Be Making

Four Common Retirement Mistakes You Could Be Making Barnett Financial & Tax

Practice makes perfect, but unfortunately, retirement isn’t something you can practice. It typically happens one time, and there may not be many opportunities to learn from your mistakes. The best way to avoid making mistakes in the first place is to educate yourself and create a plan. Here are some common retirement mistakes you could…

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Three Unexpected Taxes in Retirement

Three Unexpected Taxes in Retirement Barnett Financial & Tax

When we think of major retirement expenses, we often consider housing, healthcare, and that trip of a lifetime we’ve been dreaming about for years. But, we often fail to consider what could potentially be our biggest expense – taxes. Many of your sources of income in retirement are taxable, so don’t overlook these three unexpected…

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Will You Go Part-Time Before Fully Retiring?

Will You Go Part-Time Before Fully Retiring? Barnett Financial and Tax

While many look forward to retirement, it can be a difficult transition when it really comes down to it. Some people don’t know what to do with all of their free time and miss the personal connections that work used to provide. Perhaps that’s why more people are opting to go part-time before fully retiring.…

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The Retirement Rules Could Change Soon – Have a Response

The Retirement Rules Could Change Soon – Have a Response Barnett Financial and Tax

  If you have a financial plan in place, you may think you’re set. However, the rules of retirement are always subject to change. We’ve seen new retirement legislation in the last few years and could see more soon. It’s important to understand how you could be affected and think about how you will respond.…

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Are Your Retirement Savings Safe?

Are Your Retirement Savings Safe? Barnett Financial & Tax

We know that it’s important to protect our retirement savings from market corrections and inflation, but what about cybercriminals? Retirement account fraud is becoming more and more common. It’s important to take steps to protect your information and accounts from cybersecurity threats. Here are three things you can do to help keep your retirement savings…

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3 Major Retirement Expenses to Include in Your Budget

3 Major Retirement Expenses to Include in Your Budget Barnett Financial and Tax

General retirement planning advice says that you’ll need about 80% of your pre-retirement income in retirement, but this may not be the case for everyone. Inflation, taxes, and long-term care costs are easily overlooked – but these expenses could be high. When creating your retirement budget, don’t forget to include these three expenses. Taxes: How…

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What’s Your Retirement Game Plan?

What’s Your Retirement Game Plan? Barnett Financial & Tax

Football fanatics spend hours learning about their team’s tactics, dynamics, and playing history. Those who pay attention don’t just notice how many wins their team has, but how they got to be so good. There’s a lot we can learn from football when it comes to retirement planning. For instance, you have to know how…

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Four Easy Things You Can Do to Plan for Retirement Right Now

Four Easy Things You Can Do to Plan for Retirement Right Now Barnett Financial & Tax

Retirement planning can seem overwhelming, even if you feel you’ve saved enough to retire. It’s hard to know where to begin because a comprehensive retirement plan involves so many elements, from an investment strategy to tax minimization. When faced with a complex problem, we can often end up procrastinating. But a better approach is to…

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A Retirement Plan Built for Two

A Retirement Plan Built for Two Barnett Financial & Tax

For many people, retirement planning is a joint effort. Whether you’re newlyweds or celebrating another milestone anniversary, there are some important conversations that you may want to consider having with your spouse regarding retirement. Here are some topics you may want to cover when creating a retirement plan built for two. How Much Do We…

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