Did you know that Women's Equality Day was selected to be on August 26th because it was enacted as the 19th amendment on August 26th of 1920. We are happy to be able to celebrate and bring awareness to this day filled with rich history and great strides as a country. This article provides great information on the historic day and also ways to help in raising awareness. We would also like to invite you to visit our Women in Finance page here on our website! We have very helpful tips and resources for preparing and planning, with a touch of the women's perspective. https://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/us/women-equality-day
Today on the 21st day of August we would love to give a huge Legacy hoo-ray in recognition of our senior citizens. A little known fact, people celebrated Senior Citizens Day on August 14 as it was the day President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act in 1935. However, Ronald Reagan officially declared August 21 to be National Senior Citizens Day in 1988.
This observance was established in honor of senior citizens in the US who made positive contributions in their communities. We ask that you help in celebrating with us by raising awareness of health, social and economic issues that affect senior citizens.
More and more women today are solely responsible for managing their own money. Did you know women in traditional relationships are likely to outlive their male counterparts?
It may be a good time to talk with a Financial Advisor regarding the challenges in financial planning and the different options best suitable for your individual needs. See the article below from one of our trusted partners: Click Here
Acronyms can be confusing at times. Even more confusing then that, what type of accounts they stand for and what accounts might be a better choice for you depending on your retirement goals and financial situation now. This CNBC article and 1 min video explains the difference between 401k accounts, IRA's and different Health Savings Accounts (HSA). This information can be confusing at times but this video is very helpful with explaining the basics, and if you still find yourself scratching your head please don't hesitate to give Legacy a call and ask!
Now is the perfect time to start planning for your back to school budgets. Back to school shopping can begin to get pricey without proper preparation and planning. This article found on money crashers can help give some ideas on planning out the proper budget and also help cut down on the cost of school supplies.
With the beginning of August starting there is one thing that will constantly be in the back of our minds, school starting soon!
Summer came and went and now we are faced with thinking about schooling for our little ones and also our not so little ones heading off to college. This video shares 4 major tips on how to start planning for college and how important it is to start thinking sooner rather than later.