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.
The Facts About Income Tax
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
An Arm and a Leg
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.
Are Alternative Investments Right for You?
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
A look inside the U.S. government's statistics on household net worth.
Protect yourself against the damage that your homeowners policy doesn’t cover.
There are a number of reasons for business owners to consider a business succession plan sooner rather than later.
Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.
It's important to understand the pros and cons when considering a prepaid debit card.
Here’s a list of 10 questions to ask that may help you better understand the costs and benefits of long-term-care insurance.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
Do you know these three personal finance sayings?