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What’s on our mind? You can read about it in our blog. Whether it’s ideas from the industry or emerging trends, you can read about it here. And once in a while, we may throw in a movie review or some other surprise. So keep checking in. We’re glad to have you reading along.

Monday, April 25, 2022

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Monday, November 8, 2021

2022 Limits for IRAs, 401(k)s, and More On November 4, the Treasury Department released the 2022 adjusted figures for retirement account savings. Although these adjustments won’t bring any major changes, there are some minor...

Monday, October 18, 2021

At PearTree Advisory Group, it is important to us that you are well informed about what’s happening in the markets. Here are a few of the key topics of conversation that we feel deserve the most attention this month. If you have...

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Thursday, July 22, 2021

Envision Retirement -- Even If You Don't Want To No, you're not the only soon-to-be retiree who's reluctant to leave your working days behind. What we do is so tied up in who we are that it can be difficult to picture yourself without...

Monday, July 19, 2021

At PearTree Advisory Group, it is important to us that you are well informed about what’s happening in the markets. Here are a few of the key topics of conversation that we feel deserve the most attention this month. If you have...

Monday, May 3, 2021

What’s important? April offered investors a breather from the reflation rally. However, it appears as though the break is over. In investing jargon, many of the market leaders from the November rally underwent a...

Friday, April 16, 2021

Recent reports show that a record-low number of homes are available for sale—roughly 1.03 million nationwide. Compared to the average number of homes for sale during the past 10 years, it's no surprise that many homebuyers are...

Sunday, February 28, 2021

At PearTree Advisory Group, it is important to us that you are well informed about what is happening in the markets. Here are a few of the key topics of conversation that we feel deserve the most attention this month. If you have any...

Thursday, February 4, 2021

John and Mary are nearing retirement and they have a lot of items on their bucket list. Longer life expectancies mean John and Mary may need to prepare for two or even three decades of retirement. How should they position their money?1...

Friday, January 22, 2021

At PearTree Advisory Group, it is important to us that you are well informed about what’s happening in the markets. Here are a few of the key topics of conversation that we feel deserve the most attention this month. If you have...

Monday, December 21, 2020

At PearTree Advisory Group, it is important to us that you are well informed about what's happening in the markets. Here are a few of the key topics of conversation that we feel deserve the most attention this month. If you have any...

Friday, December 4, 2020

On October 26, the Treasury Department released the 2021 adjusted figures for retirement account savings. Although these adjustments won’t bring any major changes, there are some minor elements to note. 401(k)sThe salary deferral...

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

At PearTree Advisory Group, it is important to us that you are well informed about what is happening in the markets. Here are a few of the key topics of conversation that we feel deserve the most attention this month. If you have any...

Monday, November 2, 2020

Breaking down the basics. Whether your 65th birthday is on the horizon or decades away, understanding the different parts of Medicare is critical, as this government-sponsored program may play a role in your future health care...

Thursday, October 22, 2020

At PearTree Advisory Group, it is important to us that you are well informed about what's happening in the markets. Here are a few of the key topics of conversation that we feel deserve the most attention this month. October continues...

Monday, September 21, 2020

At PearTee Advisory Group, it is important to us that you are well informed about what is happening in the markets. Here are a few of the key topics of conversation that we feel deserve the most attention this month. The first half of...

Thursday, August 20, 2020

At PearTree Advisory Group, it is important to us that you are well informed about what is happening in the markets. Here are a few of the key topics of conversation that we feel deserve the most attention this month. If you have any...

Monday, July 27, 2020

At PearTree Advisory Group, it is important to us that you are well informed about what is happening in the markets. Here are a few of the key topics of conversation that we feel deserve the most attention this month. If you have any...

Friday, June 26, 2020

At PearTree Advisory Group, it is important to us that you are well informed about what’s happening in the markets. Here are a few of the key topics of conversation that we feel deserve the most attention this month. If you have...

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

At 401(k) Engineers, it is important to us that you are well informed about what’s happening in the markets. Here are a few of the key topics of conversation that we feel deserve the most attention this month. If you have any...

Thursday, April 16, 2020

At 401(k) Engineers, it is important to us that you are well informed about what’s happening in the markets. Here are a few of the key topics of conversation that we feel deserve the most attention this month. If you have any...

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

There is a lot of information swirling around about the $2 trillion dollar relief act, The CARES Act. I wanted to provide you with the Bottom Line information that is important and an attempt to make it as simple as possible. If you...

Friday, March 27, 2020

We are doing well and our families are healthy. I hope everyone is staying safe and your families are doing well. I am grateful for the wonderful conversations I have had with you over the past few weeks and hearing the experiences...

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

At 401(k) Engineers, it is very important to us that you are well informed about what’s happening in the markets. Here are a few of the key topics of conversation that we feel deserve the most attention this month. If you have...

Friday, March 13, 2020

At 401(k) Engineers, it is important to us that you are well informed about what’s happening in the markets. Here are a few of the key topics of conversation that we feel deserve the most attention this month. If you have any...

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

At 401(k) Engineers, it is very important to us that you are well informed about what’s happening in the markets. Here are a few of the key topics of conversation that we feel deserve the most attention this month. If you have...

Thursday, February 20, 2020

At 401(k) Engineers, it is important to us that you are well informed about what’s happening in the markets. Here are a few of the key topics of conversation that we feel deserve the most attention this month. If you have any...

Friday, January 17, 2020

At 401(k) Engineers, it is important to us that you are well informed about what’s happening in the markets. Here are a few of the key topics of conversation that we feel deserve the most attention this month. If you have any...

Thursday, January 9, 2020

How much can you save for retirement in 2020? The Treasury Department has announced inflation-adjusted figures for retirement account savings for 2020: 401(k) contribution limits are up: The amount you can contribute to your 401(k) or...

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

At 401(k) Engineers, it is important to us that you are well informed about what’s happening in the markets. Here are a few of the key topics of conversation that we feel deserve the most attention this month. If you have any...

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

At 401(k) Engineers, it is important to us that you are well informed about what’s happening in the markets. Here are a few of the key topics of conversation that we feel deserve the most attention this month. If you have any...

Friday, November 8, 2019

November is Long-Term Care Awareness Month. Even the U.S. Congress has urged "the people of the United States to recognize (this) as an opportunity to learn more about the potential risks and costs … and the options available."...

Friday, October 18, 2019

At 401k Engineers, it is important to us that you are well informed about what’s happening in the markets. Here are a few of the key topics of conversation that we feel deserve the most attention this month. If you have any...

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

At 401k Engineers, it is important to us that you are well informed about what’s happening in the markets. Here are a few of the key topics of conversation that we feel deserve the most attention this month. If you have any...

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

At 401K Engineers, it is important to us that you are well informed about what’s happening in the markets. Here are a few of the key topics of conversation that we feel deserve the most attention this month. If you have any...

Friday, August 16, 2019

Dear Clients and Friends, At 401(k) Engineers, it is very important to us that you are well informed about what’s happening in the markets. Here are a few of the key topics of conversation that we feel deserve the most attention...

Monday, August 5, 2019

Dear Clients and Friends, At 401(k) Engineers, it is very important to us that you are well informed about what’s happening in the markets. Here are a few of the key topics of conversation that we feel deserve the most attention...

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Workers will be able to contribute more to their retirement accounts in 2019. The contribution limit for employees who participate in 401(k), 403(b), most 457 plans, and the federal government’s Thrift Savings Plan is increased...

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

At 401(k) Engineers, it is very important to us that you are well informed about what’s happening in the markets. Here are a few of the key topics of conversation that we feel deserve the most attention this month. If you have...

Sunday, May 19, 2019

Heading into your retirement years brings a slew of new topics to grapple with, and one of the most maddening may be Medicare. Figuring out when to enroll, what to enroll in and what coverage will be best for you can be daunting. To...

Sunday, May 19, 2019

A PRACTICAL APPROACH TO HELPING AGING RELATIVES PREPARE FOR THE FUTURE The best plans for managing the finances of an older relative are made when that individual is still healthy. Once stricken by illness, or frustrated by the loss of...

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

At 401(k) Engineers, it is very important to us that you are well informed about what’s happening in the markets. Here are a few of the key topics of conversation that we feel deserve the most attention this month. If you have...

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

At 401(k) Engineers, it is very important to us that you are well informed about what’s happening in the markets. Here are a few of the key topics of conversation that we feel deserve the most attention this month. Sorry for the...

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

There are a multitude of reasons why you should complete your estate planning. Below is a list of the top 4 reasons why you need an estate plan: AVOIDING PROBATE AVOIDING PROBATE IS BY FAR THE MOST COMMON REASON WHY PEOPLE SEEK OUT...

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

At 401(k) Engineers, it is very important to us that you are well informed about what’s happening in the markets. Here are a few of the key topics of conversation that we feel deserve the most attention this month. Sorry for the...

Monday, February 25, 2019

At 401(k) Engineers, it is very important to us that you are well informed about what’s happening in the markets. Here are a few of the key topics of conversation that we feel deserve the most attention this month. If you have...

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Many of us grew up in a world where it was customary to be friendly, courteous, and trusting. Unfortunately, assumptions concerning these standards of conduct can sometimes get us into trouble. Crooks use clever schemes to defraud...

Saturday, January 19, 2019

As we settle into this new year, you may be asking yourself, "How am I going to make this year different? What can I do to improve this year?" Or, you may have already broken your resolution. No need to worry, we are giving you a...

Monday, October 1, 2018

Waiting until just before April 15 to start thinking about your taxes may prove to be a costly mistake. Preparing a draft of your tax return before the end of the year will provide you with a more complete picture of what you are...

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

More than 1 in 5 employees do not contribute enough to their 401(k) to receive your full employer match.[1] Your employees might not fully understand how to take full advantage of it or what they are missing out on… Remind them...

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

For the majority of future retirees, medical expenses pose significant risk to any retirement plan, and they are only projected to rise. Medical cost estimates for couples throughout their full retirement, assuming both partners are 65...

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Many financially stressed employees confess to spending 3+ hours of their work week distracted by personal finances[1], that’s 156 hours per year. This means you could be losing up to $5,260 per employee![2] So, what can...

Saturday, July 7, 2018

Locating missing plan participants can be a headache for any employer, but simply ignoring them is not an effective solution. Regulatory agencies in previous years have published guidance on this topic relating to missing...

Saturday, July 7, 2018

A Marathon for Everyone Recently, I went to cheer on a friend running in her first marathon. The excitement of watching thousands of people accomplish such an amazing goal was an experience like no other. I waited at the last bend...

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Warren Buffet’s wealth came from three things… a combination of living in America, some lucky genes, and compound interest! As an employer that sponsors a 401(k) plan, encouraging your participants to make small changes...

Monday, January 22, 2018

At 401(k) Engineers, it is very important to us that you are well informed about what’s happening in the markets. Here is a brief recap of what has been going on over the last month or so and what we expect in the month ahead....