Author: Tyler Peachey

Like a chess grandmaster, it’s worth thinking a few moves ahead. Provided by Tyler Peachey Thinking about retirement might seem unpleasant. As you budget your monthly bills, you might feel as if you simply don’t have enough to handle both your day-to-day affairs and still save for the future. It’s certainly...

Creating a strategy for success. Provided by Provided by Tyler Peachey Run the numbers. There is a rule of thumb for retirees suggesting that retirement income has a target of 70-80% of the household’s end salary, though this can certainly vary. So, years before leaving work, sit down (perhaps with...

A look at some ways to get ready. Provided by Provided by Tyler Peachey Are Americans saving enough? Only 19% of U.S. adults describe themselves as “very confident” when asked about their savings. Worry spots include retiring without enough money saved (16%) and anxiety about having a “rainy day” emergency fund...

Facts about the federal Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI) program. Provided by Provided by Tyler Peachey Social Security has been a pillar of retirement life for several decades, but how much do you really know about it? Here are some facts that might surprise you: The Social Security...

Explaining these ubiquitous forms and their uses. Provided by Provided by Tyler Peachey What is a 1099 form? This is a record of payment from an individual or entity, showing a payment, generated for your records. The individual/entity sends a copy to both the payee as well as...

Preparing for college means setting goals. Provided by Provided by Tyler Peachey Most parents want to give their children the best opportunity for success and getting into the right college may help open doors. According to the latest income-per-education-level data available from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, American adults who...