Mixed Signals on Inflation

Sunwook Jin, CFP®, CRPC®, CMFC®, EA Are you having a tough time keeping track of inflation's mixed signals? You’re not alone.  Inflation has been a constant talking point this year and it can make us uncomfortable.  As written by a colleague, inflation can be a scary word. Consumer prices in July climbed at their fastest … Continue reading Mixed Signals on Inflation

When Should I NOT Contribute to my 401k?

Sunwook Jin, CFP®, CRPC®, CMFC®, EA You probably read this headline and immediately thought to yourself, “I have always been told to contribute to my 401k.”  You wouldn’t be wrong; you have heard that a lot.  In fact, we tell our clients that frequently.  However, like any “blanket statement” you hear, it’s important to drill … Continue reading When Should I NOT Contribute to my 401k?

Bigger COLA Increase for Social Security?

Sunwook Jin, CFP®, CRPC®, CMFC®, EA The news keeps getting better for Social Security recipients. A few weeks ago I wrote about the projected COLA increase for 2022.  It's now projected that benefits will increase 6.1% in 2022, up from the 4.7% forecast just two months ago. That would be the most significant increase since … Continue reading Bigger COLA Increase for Social Security?