The Real Cost of Annuities

The Real Cost of Annuities

On the surface, annuities seem like a simple investment. The investment generally entails paying an insurance company a lump sum with the expectation that, at some point, the insurance company will begin making a string of payments to you from that lump sum plus any...
The Cost of Investment Advice and Investments

The Cost of Investment Advice and Investments

The cost of investments is a key component of your financial plan. Regardless of whether you work with fee-only advisors or commission-based brokers, portfolio design is likely the largest cost of your plan. So how do you determine what you’re paying? First, it’s...