Advisors Magazine - January 2018
From Child Actor to Financial Advisor
Mitch Silberman is one of those rare individuals who made a lot of money before hitting puberty. He was a child actor, working all the time in TV and movies and doing voiceovers. When he was older, he used that money to pay for college, travel, and buy used cars. Then the money was gone...
Dramatically Different, Intensely Personal
We look at financial services through a different lens. We know that a one-size-fits-all philosophy doesn’t work for our clients. At Silberman Wealth Strategies, we work with a select group of individuals and families as we devote the time to truly serve each of our client’s individual financial situations. We help solve the challenges that wealth creates. Learn more about our Personal CFO Services.
Do Your Kids Know The Value of a Silver Spoon?
You taught them how to read and how to ride a bike, but have you taught your children how to manage money?
Important Birthdays Over 50
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
Keeping Up with the Joneses
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
Read this overview to learn how financial advisors are compensated.
Preparing for college means setting goals, staying focused, and tackling a few key milestones along the way.
Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.
In the event of an unforeseen accident or illness, disability insurance may be a good way to protect your income and savings.
Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their future to chance.
The money problems or bad lifestyle habits of adult children could lead to the squandering of any inheritance they receive.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.
Do you know these three personal finance sayings?
If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?