Develop Your Succession Plan Now

Using knowledge management to develop your succession plan As the old saying goes, “Knowledge is power.” This certainly rings true for succession planning in business, as those who best understand their industries and markets tend to have a knack for staying on top. If that person is a company’s owner, however, great knowledge can turn…

Is America Prepared to Retire?

A look at some ways to get ready. Provided by Dane Wilson, Financial Advisor 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 (14%). These findings come…

Retirement Planning: When to Increase Contributions

Should you Increase your Retirement Plan Contributions in 2014? It’s time to start thinking about 2014 retirement plan contributions. Contributing the maximum you’re allowed into an employer-sponsored defined contribution plan is likely a smart move. Retirement Planning: Contributing the Maximum When planning for retirement, you can reap major benefits from maximum contributions for these reasons: 1. Retirement…