Retirement Planning Vicksburg MS

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.

Capital One
(318) 329-2768
500 East Askew Street
Tallulah, LA
Type
Branch
Services
Walk-Up ATM Branch Drive-Up Safe Deposit Box
Office Hours
Sun , Mon 9 AM - 5 PM, Tue 9 AM - 5 PM, Wed 9 AM - 5 PM, Thu 9 AM - 5 PM, Fri 9 AM - 5 PM,
Drive Up Hours
Sun , Mon 8:15 AM - 5 PM, Tue 8:15 AM - 5 PM, Wed 8:15 AM - 5 PM, Thu 8:15 AM - 5 PM, Fri 8:15 AM - 5 PM,

Martin Mesecke
Self Worth Financial Planning LLC
(662) 452-0525
2206 Anderson Road
Oxford, MS
Expertises
Ongoing Investment Management, Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, CFP®

Ms. Marilyn Brown, CFP®
(228) 563-5691
P. O. Box 4019
Gulfport, MS
Firm
Hancock Bank

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Mr. Danny C. Williams, CFP®
(601) 957-6006
800 Woodlands Parkway
Ridgeland, MS
Firm
Woodridge Capital Portfolio Ma

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Mr. Forrest A. Johnson Iii, CFP®
(601) 442-6292
319 Main St
Natchez, MS
Firm
Ameriprise Financial
Areas of Specialization
Investment Management, Retirement Planning, Sudden Wealth Management, Wealth Management
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: $500,001 - $1,000,000

Average Income: $100,001 - $250,000

Profession: Service Professionals

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Tiffany Ballard
Bergland Wealth Management, Inc.
(601) 956-5181
PO Box 1318
Ridgeland, MS
Expertises
Cash Flow/Budgets/Credit Issues, Advising Medical Professionals, Ongoing Investment Management, Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules, Helping Clients Identify & Achieve Goals, Estate & Generational Planning Issues
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, AIF, CFP®

John Bergland, Jr.
Bergland Wealth Management, Inc.
(601) 956-5181
PO Box 1318
Ridgeland, MS
Expertises
Helping Clients Identify & Achieve Goals, Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules, Estate & Generational Planning Issues, Advising Medical Professionals, Ongoing Investment Management, High Net Worth Client Needs
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, AIF, CFP®, M.Div.

Mr. Sean Michael Priebe, CFP®
(601) 261-6845
PO Box 15032
Hattiesburg, MS
Firm
Citizens National Bank/Raymond James Financial Services
Areas of Specialization
Comprehensive Financial Planning, Retirement Income Management, Retirement Planning, Wealth Management
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: $500,001 - $1,000,000

Average Income: $100,001 - $250,000



Data Provided by:
Travis B. Woods, CFP®
(601) 206-0190
1501 Lakeland Dr Ste 250
Jackson, MS
Firm
W. O. Stone Advisors, LTD
Areas of Specialization
Asset Allocation, Comprehensive Financial Planning, Education Planning, Estate Planning, General Financial Planning, Insurance Planning, Investment Management

Data Provided by:
Mr. Christopher D. Inman, CFP®
(601) 271-7673
6606 U S Highway 98 Ste 1
Hattiesburg, MS
Firm
Morgan Stanley Smith Barney

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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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