You wake up one day and it dawns on you, that somehow “You are your parents retirement fund”. In this guest post on Retirement Daily, I discuss some practical steps that will allow you to emerge unscathed on the other side.
The solutions may be the same, but foreign-born individuals are likely to have a different outlook. So I delve into the implications and expectations of that as well.
Over communicating and lots of kindness will be key to getting through the situation.
If this is you, take a deep breath – all is not lost. There are a lot of practical ideas, including government programs that you may be able to tap into. At the end of the day, you want to help your family, and you’ll probably be able to, but don’t ignore your retirement savings, which is key.
Here is a link to the full article You Are Your Parents Retirement Fund – Now What?
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In this post, I discuss why a taxable brokerage account should be a part of your investment/saving strategy. By the end of the post, you’ll know the answer to questions like – what is it, what are some of the benefits of the account, things to watch out for with the account. Finally I discuss the special use case for foreign-born nationals.
When you start a new job on a work visa, like H-1B, there are some key things you should do to ensure financial success. In this post, I’m providing a free resource that addresses the top things to do to ensure a great financial start in your new job.