The Signature Blog

Practical tips and resources on building your ideal life.

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balance before retirement

Finding Balance Before Retirement

It seems that everywhere you turn today, you hear social leaders and lifestyle coaches proclaiming how you, too, can begin to lead the life you’ve always dreamed of by working hard, investing your funds and practicing frugal habits. All of…

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The 12 Budget Tips of Christmas

Does the thought of making it through the holiday season give you a little anxiety about your budget? You’re not alone. Spending has become synonymous with the Christmas and holiday season. According to a report from USA Today, retail store…

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spender vs saver

Financial Mindset & Relationships: Spenders, Savers and Tips for Bridging the Divide

Money management philosophies are not something that is with us inherently from birth. Our feelings around money are often shaped at a young age when we start to have an understanding of the value of money and our perception of…

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Navigating the 4 Most Common Challenges of Estate Planning

Perhaps the biggest challenge of estate planning is that there is not a one-size-fits-all template to follow. For estate planning to be effective, it is important to tailor a family’s plan. Every family is different, and estate planning can have…

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Does Your Financial Team Communicate and Strategize For You?

So you have a financial advisor? How about an accountant? Also, an attorney, right? Of course, you have a trusted insurance agent? If you said no to any of these questions, it’s time to explore and understand what professional services…

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401K Rollover: Understanding The Truth and Options

A 401k is, by definition, a retirement plan sponsored by your employer. These plans are designed to encourage employees to put away a portion of their earning for their retirement. Many 401K plans even offer an amount of percentage match…

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Millennial Money Saving For Retirement

Millennial Money – Why & How to Take the First Step in Saving for Retirement

You’re young, and you just started your first real career job. It feels invigorating and motivating to finally have hit your stride in the professional world and you have your whole career and life in front of you. Even though…

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Millennial Money-Student Loans

Millennial Money – Student Loan Debt & Your Financial Future

The desire for a career with passion and opportunity as well as a higher future earning potential is often the driving force behind attending college for most students. Unfortunately, with the rising costs of colleges far outpacing inflation, the desire…

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debt and stress

Debt and Stress: Manage, Reduce and Eliminate Debt-Related Anxiety

Have you ever felt stressed? Of course, most of us have felt stress at some point in our life, if not on a more regular basis. Have you ever felt stress due to your money? Think about it for a…

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The Time Tested 7 Financial Planning Strategies

Plan your future with confidence alongside a concierge-level Signature Wealth Advisor. Retirement can be a stressful time for a lot of people, mainly because it can be difficult to ensure that you are sufficiently prepared with your finances. Because your…

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Preparing for Your Lifestyle as a Retiree

When it comes to retirement, you’ve likely squared away the financial side of things. Saving up for your nest egg is one of the most crucial things you can do to ensure that you’ll live your golden years in comfort…

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retired couple

Retirement Secrets to Improve Health and Happiness

Retiring and staying retired ranks high on working American’s list of priorities. Our endgame is retirement – the faster we get there, the better. Retirement makes life worth living, right? We dream of doing all the things we want to do and…

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Retirement Insurance Options

Retirement Insurance Options

As you begin to understand the expense of healthcare in retirement it is important to understand your retirement insurance options. One or more of these options may appeal to your anticipated health needs and budget. Talking with a professional offers…

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Greenville Retirement Advisors – Do you have enough to retire?

Our Greenville Retirement Advisors give you some actionable steps to plan for a comfortable retirement. Determining What You Have & What You’ll Need Do you have enough to retire? It’s a hard question to answer. You’ve been saving all of…

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your healthcare in retirement

Baby Boomer’s Guide to Healthcare in Retirement

Make no mistake, your healthcare in retirement is one of the most important parts of your retirement planning. Now is the time to start gauging how much money you need. The front lines of the baby boomer generation have already…

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A Letter To Our Clients – Expanding into Spartanburg

At Signature Wealth Strategies, we believe in constant improvement; particularly in the resources we have available to help you plan your future with confidence. As a part of that commitment, we founded Signature Wealth Group last year with the goal…

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UNDERSTANDING AND GENERATING RETIREMENT INCOME

Understanding and Generating Retirement Income

Understanding and Generating Retirement Income One of the most important consideration to take when planning retirement is how to generate retirement income. Planning for retirement brings with it many unknowns. Knowing how much to save, how much to allot each…

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Signature Wealth Expands, Adds New Team Members

Florence, South Carolina-based Signature Wealth Strategies, (an independent team, with advisors who offer securities through Raymond James Financial Services, Inc., member FINRA/SIPC) is pleased to announce the promotion of two of its team members to new and enhanced roles as…

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