Retirement Planning Baxley GA

Like the pre-bandit me, many singles save little because they have only themselves to worry about when in fact, planning is even more crucial for singles because they must face every financial challenge independently. During my disaster recovery, I learned some money management tips (and other safety tips) that I think every single should consider.

SunTrust Bank
(912) 367-8950
105 West Parker Street
Baxley, GA
Type
ATM, Branch, Commercial Center, Mortgage Office, Investment Center, Drive-Thru
Office Hours
Monday: 9-4
Tuesday: 9-4
Wednesday: 9-4
Thursday: 9-4
Friday: 9-6 Weekend:

Kenneth Frenke
Kenneth Frenke & Co.
(770) 509-4835
2265 Roswell Road, Suite 100
Marietta, GA
Expertises
Ongoing Investment Management, Charitable Giving - Trusts & Foundations, Helping Clients Identify & Achieve Goals, Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules, Financial Issues Between Generations, High Net Worth Client Needs
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, BS, CFP®, MS

Jeff Bernier
TandemGrowth Financial Advisors, LLC
(770) 641-6360 Ext: 10
3820 Mansell Road, Suite 290
Alpharetta, GA
Expertises
Ongoing Investment Management, Estate & Generational Planning Issues, Helping Clients Identify & Achieve Goals, College/Education Planning, Retirement Plan Investment Advice, Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, CFP®, CFS, ChFc

Melissa Hallmark
Sanders Financial Management, Inc.
(770) 448-5111
5550 Triangle Parkway, Suite 300
Norcross, GA
Expertises
Helping Clients Identify & Achieve Goals, Retirement Plan Investment Advice, Women's Financial Planning Issues
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, BBA, CFP®, MBA

Bill Cleveland
Preston & Cleveland Wealth Management, LLC
(706) 855-0170
3740 Executive Center Drive
Augusta, GA
Expertises
Charitable Giving - Trusts & Foundations, Planning Issues for Business Owners, Ongoing Investment Management, Helping Clients Identify & Achieve Goals, High Net Worth Client Needs, Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, CFP®, CPA/PFS, MBA

Warren Wick
Lesesne Capital Management
(404) 231-3414
3630 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 940
Atlanta, GA
Expertises
Ongoing Investment Management, Estate & Generational Planning Issues, Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules, High Net Worth Client Needs, Planning Concerns for Corporate Executives, Planning Issues for Business Owners
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, BA, CFP®, CLU, CPA, MBA

Scarlott Cagle
Summit Wealth Management, Inc.
(770) 391-5830
115 Perimeter Center Place, N.E., Suite 150
Atlanta, GA
Expertises
Helping Clients Identify & Achieve Goals, High Net Worth Client Needs, Ongoing Investment Management, Socially Responsible Investments, Tax Planning, Planning Concerns for Corporate Executives
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, CFP®, MS, PFP

Micah Porter
Minerva Planning Group, Inc.
(877) 881-5379
111 Tolomato Trail
St. Simon's Island, GA
Expertises
Ongoing Investment Management, Retirement Plan Investment Advice, High Net Worth Client Needs, Women's Financial Planning Issues, Hourly Financial Planning Services, Investment Advice without Ongoing Management
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, CFA, CFP®

Steven Wykoff
Mersereau & Lazenby, L.L.C
(770) 614-6800
3469 Lawrenceville-Suwanee Rd., Suite B
Suwanee, GA
Expertises
Ongoing Investment Management, Hourly Financial Planning Services, Advising Employee Benefit Plan Participants, Retirement Plan Investment Advice, Tax Planning
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, CFP®

Wes Moss
Capital Investment Advisors, LLC
(404) 531-0018
200 Sandy Springs Place, Suite 300
Atlanta, GA
Expertises
High Net Worth Client Needs, Ongoing Investment Management, Retirement Plan Investment Advice, Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules, Planning Issues for Business Owners
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, CFP®

Start Saving Strategies to Secure Your Finances

My first five years in New York, I led a good single life. Working as a technology and business consultant, I earned a nice salary which allowed me to enjoy nice dinners with friends, spend frivolously and not think twice about large purchases.

I was spoiled by a solid job market within a bullish industry and did not max out my 401k let alone contribute to it nor did I set up a savings account despite the consistent pleading of my parents.

Then a move uptown came when the movers politely drove away with every last item I owned, never to be seen again. It may be hard to comprehend but a robbery was one of the most valuable life lessons I ever received.

Like the pre-bandit me, many singles save little because they have only themselves to worry about when in fact, planning is even more crucial for singles because they must face every financial challenge independently. During my disaster recovery, I learned some money management tips (and other safety tips) that I think every single should consider:

1. Learn to live within your means:
Whether it is expensive purses or the latest must have electronic gadget, many singles tend to spend beyond their means. To live with a moderate mindset, learn to make conscious and realistic purchasing decisions. Keep track of spending in a journal and make smart adjustments on a regular basis. Your new found awareness will allow you to differentiate must-have purchases from those which are indulgences, keeping expenses at bay.

2. Set up an emergency fund: No one should ever have to deal with a robbery but face it, bad things happen all the time. Better to be on the safe side by stashing away some cash (at three to six months' income) in a high-yield savings account. Remember these monies are a safety net, so do not spend them on "shoegasms" no matter how good it might feel. The best way to avoid temptation? Leave those credit cards at home!

3. Be on top of bills: Timely payment is important but you must also be sure to review monthly statements from services and credit card providers. These days, you never know who has tapped into your accounts! So look out for cash discrepancies based on your monthly deposits and withdrawals as well as faulty expenses that may be charged to your account.

4. Keep Records Straight: Invest in a file folder and keep a copy of every receipt, warrantee, invoice or financial and medical statement you receive. This way you will be able to return items that have gone faulty, dispute fraud charges and be on top of deductions when it comes time to pay taxes. And though we don?t wish it upon anyone, be able to prove insurance claims should the time come.

5. Max Out on Your 401k: Start investing for retirement! Maximizing use of your employer's retirement plan or starting a simplified employee pension plan (SEP) if you're self-employed is important for singles as a way to save for their future while getting a valuable tax break in the bargain.

 

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