It’s natural to wonder exactly how a bank safeguards your money. Fortunately, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) insurance exists for this very reason: to help protect your funds once deposited. Read on to explore the purpose of FDIC... Read More

Each year the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) evaluates its limitations for employer-sponsored retirement plans (401(k), 403(b), 457, TSP, etc.), individual retirement accounts (IRA), Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), Health Savings Accounts (HSA), dependent care accounts, and payroll taxes for Social Security,... Read More

The term “diversification” is often heard but not always fully understood. Proper diversification of investments can help investors minimize risk and volatility in their portfolio, while maximizing returns.  Diversification is more than avoiding too many eggs in one basket. Rather,... Read More

When it comes time to invest in the stock market, it pays to have an investment plan and stick with it. It can be tempting to try to time investments in the market to avoid downturns, but it is hard to... Read More

In order to log in to your companies 401(k) account please do the following: Go to www.chdean.com In the upper right hand corner of the website click on Client Log-In Click Retirement Plans, this will take you a new page Click Participant... Read More

With the 2018 increase in federal estate tax limits, protecting one’s estate from taxes has become less important for many. Effective January 1, 2018, individuals can leave just over $11 million to heirs and pay no federal estate or gift tax. A married... Read More