In a recent study conducted by PwC around employee financial wellness, 30% of employees surveyed reported that issues with their personal finances have led them to being distracted at work. Of the distracted workers, 46% say that they spend at least three hours or more each week thinking about or dealing with issues related to […]
TV Interview: Chrissy Canapari with Frank Coletta from WJAR/Channel 10: Financial Planning for Blended FamiliesMarch 3, 2017 12:50 pm
Building on her February 21st blog, Chrissy Canapari spoke with WJAR’s Frank Coletta about some of the key issues that should be addressed with blended families.
blend·ed fam·i·ly noun NORTH AMERICA a family consisting of a couple and their children from this and all previous relationships. The joining of two families can be an exciting time but also a time when you will be faced with many financial decisions. There are many aspects of life to plan for, from living […]
New year, new budget! The holidays are over, 2017 has arrived, and we’ve begun a new year to meet your financial goals. Don’t let unexpected expenses derail your 2017 plans. The start of a new year is the perfect time to clear off your kitchen table and take an in-depth view at your overall financial […]
For most Americans, 401k plans, qualified plans or defined contribution plans are the most popular savings vehicles for retirement. With most private companies doing away with pension plans and the uncertainty of Social Security, individuals need…
TV Interview: Chrissy Canapari with Frank Coletta from WJAR/Channel 10: Financial Items to Check Off Your List Before the End of the YearNovember 4, 2016 1:01 pm
Building on her most recent blog, Chrissy Canapari, ChFC® spoke with WJAR’s Frank Coletta about her top five areas that should be addressed before you ring in the new year.
If you are self-employed, you have the potential to save a lot more in retirement plans compared to traditional salaried employees. On the other hand, you could have non-traditional financial pressures which may make it difficult to save consistently. It is vitally important that you pay yourself as you prepare for retirement. I highlight two […]
TV Interview: Megan Logee with Frank Coletta from WJAR/NBC 10: Do you own company stock in your 401(k)?August 5, 2016 2:14 pm
Building on her July 5th blog, Megan Logee spoke with WJAR’s Frank Coletta about an option many have if you own your company’s stock in your 401k plan. Watch the video here
I’m creeping close to the big 5-0. Many say it’s one of the milestone moments and if you’re lucky it is sometimes accompanied by a grander than usual birthday celebration. Yes, you also get the often joked about AARP card. Sounds exciting right? Well, I found something even better to mark my 50th birthday. Are […]
One of my clients is retiring this year and we were discussing what to do with his 401(k) at our bi-annual meeting. While typically most people either opt to leave their 401(k) as-is in their company plan or roll it over to an IRA, a third option is available if you own your company’s stock […]