One out of every three adult investors is providing some measure of financial support to an aging parent or adult child; many are trying to support both.
Thoughtful, strategic investing is a marathon, not a sprint. And underperformance can often be chalked up to psychological biases. Understanding these biases is the first step to moving forward.
Having awareness of your current financial standing and an effective long-term plan can help you navigate life’s changing—and at times challenging—circumstances.
You’ve got a far greater likelihood of achieving your financial goals when both partners are active participants in making important decisions. Find out how.
If a sizable portion of your personal wealth remains tied up in your business, you’re likely taking on additional risk and putting pressure on your family’s cash flow situation. Here are two strategies that could help you generate much-needed liquidity.
For most retirees, RMDs from IRAs provide essential retirement income. But for wealthy individuals, RMDs can prove more headache than help. This article will help you explore your options.
Even the wealthy aren’t immune to financial missteps, especially when it comes to tax and estate planning issues. Explore four common mistakes you need to avoid.
The evolution from stay-at-home mom to independent working woman and now primary family breadwinner has been remarkable. Here’s what it means for your financial plan.
As year-end approaches, it’s a good time to organize your paperwork and meet with advisors to evaluate your financial plan.
Women today are more educated, engaged and independent than ever before. As a result, fewer and fewer are willing to sit back and accept a passive role in the management of their family’s growing wealth.
Same-sex couples face certain unique financial concerns to be aware of and to actively prepare for. Put a plan in place to help address potential outcomes down the road.
Company stock holding can be a significant portion of your compensation, for better or for worse. Here’s why it may make sense to consider further diversification if possible.
For many highly compensated executives, nonqualified deferred compensation (NQDC) plans will serve as a major source of retirement income. Here’s a look at the pros and cons of plan participation.
The right financial plan and portfolio allocations can help you weather the ups and downs of the market. SunTrust’s Jennifer Capouya shares her insights for constructing a financial plan that aligns with your situation.
Charitable giving can play an important role in many estate plans.
Contrary to popular opinion, the terms “responsible” and “profitable” are by no means mutually exclusive in the world of investing.
It may be an unsettling fact, but you won’t be running your business forever. You need to plan for that inevitability now—not five or 10 years down the road.
For many businesses such as legal and medical practices, the inherent advantages that come with also owning the real estate used for your operation are plentiful. Yet there are factors and considerations that may make leasing a more desirable option. What’s right for your firm’s needs?
At SunTrust, the Investment Advisory Group provides market analysis insights and solutions designed to help clients meet their goals. This includes due diligence when it comes to manager evaluation.
Understanding these biases will help you avoid common pitfalls and remain on track for your long-term financial goals.
Every year, more and more people incorporate technology into their financial lives. According to a recent report from consulting firm EY, 1 in 7 digitally active consumers were using financial technology solutions in 2015. That number is now 1 in 3.
There was a time, not that long ago, when investors turned to advisors to invest their money in equities and fixed income — and that was about it.
While recent rulings have eliminated many of the financial hurdles that were commonly associated with civil unions, some financial planning and estate planning challenges remain for LGBT couples.
Nobody wants to plan to fail, but the fact remains that marriages sometimes end. Failing to adequately plan for the possibility can have a devastating financial impact.
Making fourth-quarter adjustments to your investment and tax strategies can help keep your portfolio on track toward your financial objectives. Complete your 2017 year-end financial planning by following this checklist.
For most people, investing for the future means very little in and of itself. But when those actions are aligned with specific goals they come to life.
For corporate executives, complicated compensation packages can result in highly concentrated company stock positions that create portfolio risk and may be difficult to liquidate.
Do the holidays have you in a giving mood? Find out how you can lower your taxes, and also make a difference when you give to charity.
Private Wealth Management clients have specific financial goals and challenges that require periodic discussions, including retirement, managing cash flow and the transition of assets. Here are six of today’s top priorities, along with tips for working th
For investors looking to better align their portfolios with their social conscience, a growing number of impact funds provide a means of funneling capital to socially worthy endeavors.
By having early conversations with their financial advisors, women can ensure their retirement income supports the lifestyle they want. These four steps can help prepare you for that conversation.
Joe Sicchitano, Senior Vice President and Head of Financial Planning for SunTrust Private Wealth Management, shares retirement planning tips and discusses the sustainable withdrawal rate.
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