Your IRA and Your Legacy

Individual retirement accounts can play a valuable role in the estate planning process Individual retirement accounts (IRA) are a cornerstone of many people’s retirement savings strategy, and for good reason: The ability to contribute pre-tax income—and to defer taxes until you start making withdrawals—means your savings can potentially grow more quickly than they could in […]

Understanding Behavioral Bias

Learning how emotions affect decisions can make you a better investor Are you a better-than-average driver? Chances are, you answered yes. That’s because nearly three-quarters of people think they are better-than-average drivers. 1 Besides being mathematically impossible, this statistic is an example of overconfidence—and is just one illustration of how certain biases can influence our […]