Knowledge leads to opportunity. We see it every day as we work with families looking to finance a new home, save for retirement, create a better budget or make a plan to rebuild their finances after a job loss or unexpected life events.
Question: With the average 401(k) balance down nearly 20 percent this year largely becuase of stock market declines, many have lost a chunk of their retirement nest eggs. Will this force people to delay retirement?
• The average monthly Social Security benefit check for 2020 is $1,503. The maximum benefit check possible at full retirement age is $3,011.
Question: With millions of people out of work and businesses shut down for weeks because of the COVID-19 pandemic, some workers might consider taking money out of their pension plans to cover living expenses. Is this a good idea?
The Lincoln Trail Workforce Development Board convened its Workforce Crisis Task Force for its third annual Workforce Summit. The event Monday, held virtually this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, gathered 50 business and community leaders together to discuss new ways to support workfo…
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced all of us to adjust to new ways of doing things, but just because things are different this year does not mean there aren’t still affordable ways to have summer fun. Recently, we have noticed many of our neighbors are changing their spending habits.
Dick Ardisson, 22-year credit union volunteer and current treasurer of Abound Credit Union’s board of directors, has been selected by the Defense Credit Union Council to be inducted into its Hall of Honor for 2020.
QUESTION: Everything was going fine until this virus thing hit. We were making our mortgage payment – 50 percent of monthly pay – and our two- 6-year car payments and meeting the minimum payments on our credit cards. Now, with both our jobs on hold we cannot meet our payments even with the e…
Mammoth Liquors recently teamed up with nonprofit, GIVE270, to raise $4,000 by releasing a special edition single barrel bourbon from Elijah Craig. The partnership joined #healthyatwork efforts as businesses are allowed to re-open.
COVID-19 has affected everyone’s daily lives. While farmer’s day to day operations haven’t changed much, one thing that has been impacted are the markets.
We continue to get numerous questions about that yellow plant showing up in fields all across Hardin County. Many have asked what is it, will livestock eat it; or is it toxic to livestock?
Wm. Steve Wright, managing member of The Wright Legacy Group LLC, in Elizabethtown, completed semiannual training with America’s IRA Experts at Ed Slott and Company LLC.
With two freeze events in the last 30 days, the corn, soybean and wheat crops have sure faced some adversity this spring. Now that we’re a week past the last freeze event, let’s look over some tips for assessing freeze damage.
- FALL SPORTS: Golf is a go, more decisions to be made July 28
- KHSAA: Limited practices will continue for all fall sports except golf through Aug. 2
- Increase your financial knowledge
- Mural dedication emphasizes best time for change is ‘now’
- Pair indicted in April homicide
- Vine Grove cancels Autumn Daze festival
- Houdini is a dad of twins
- Just peachy