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  • Three Types of Insurance You Need Even on a Budget

    June 01, 2024 | GIG Blog

    Insurance is designed to provide coverage for some of life's biggest disasters—fire, floods, car crashes, disability, and death. But when you're on a tight budget, paying even a few extra dollars a month for an insurance policy you may or may not use might seem like a huge ask.

  • Homeownership: What It Could Mean for Your Estate Plan

    June 01, 2024 | GIG Blog

    There is one thing that we will most likely all do one day: regardless of your status in society, position at work, or whether you are tall or short, you may pass down assets to loved ones. When that day arrives, an estate plan is essential for managing and distributing those assets without too many hiccups. Physical real estate is one of the more valuable items on your asset list.

  • 6 Telltale Signs You're Not Saving Enough for Retirement

    June 01, 2024 | GIG Blog

    As a young person, you imagine you have all the time in the world to save for retirement. You live in the present with the future a mere blip out on the horizon. But time has a way of flying by, and you realize that maybe you are not saving nearly enough for retirement as you initially planned, nor will you be able to live the life after retirement you have always envisioned.

  • Turning Profits into Wealth: A Guide for High-Earning Business Owners

    May 01, 2024 | GIG Blog

    Growing a business is impressive, but it takes more than just turning a profit to build wealth: It requires a mind shift from short-term gains to long-term prosperity. A business owner must focus on the company's financial confidence and long-term sustainability. Here are some critical tips to help business owners turn their earnings into wealth.

  • Navigating the Empty Nest: 10 Financial Tips for This New Chapter

    May 01, 2024 | GIG Blog

    Having your children move out of the house, leaving you and your spouse with an “empty nest,” is a life-altering experience. It will likely not be a quick adjustment, but preparing yourself mentally, emotionally, and even financially can help you ease into this transition.

    Here are some essential financial tips that may help you plan ahead for an empty nest and suggestions to consider for after you become an empty nester.

  • Memorial Day & Financial Planning for Veterans

    May 01, 2024 | GIG Blog

    Memorial Day is an important holiday observed in the United States to honor and remember the men and women who have died while serving in the country's armed forces. It is a day of remembrance and reflection, allowing the nation to express gratitude and pay tribute to the ultimate sacrifices made by these brave individuals.

  • A Tax Planning Guide for High-Net-Worth Retirees

    April 15, 2024 | GIG Blog

    Tax planning is an essential aspect of financial management, especially for individuals who have accumulated substantial wealth over their lifetime. High-net-worth (HNW) retirees, in particular, need to pay special attention to their tax planning strategies. Planning for taxes can help them address retirement income and leave a significant legacy for their descendants with decreased concern for tax consequences.

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