Gene Abney: Financial Advisor, Certified Retirement Counselor

My mission is to be your trusted resource.

In the pursuit of your financial goals, it’s important to identify priorities, understand your options, and implement a strategy. As we evaluate your current situation and needs, I can help you make informed decisions for your financial future, and that of your family and your business.

Medicare Open Enrollment Begins October 15

The annual Medicare Open Enrollment period is a good time to review your coverage and make necessary changes. Take a look at this article for more information on what's new for 2020. The Medicare Open Enrollment Period is a good time to review your coverage and make necessary changes.

Five Times in Your Life When You Might Need Help with Your Finances

From buying a home to paying for college, here are five life events when you might need to seek professional guidance to help you make financial choices. As you move through different stages of life, you will face new and unique financial situations.

Tips for Managing Your Holiday Spending

The holidays are coming! This year consider some practical tips to help you manage your holiday spending and avoid debt this season. Develop your holiday strategy now.

Winter is just around the corner! Be sure to set your clocks back 1 hour tonight.

Ten Year-End Tax Tips for 2019

As the end of the year approaches, now is a good time to plan your tax strategy. Here's a look at helpful year-end tax tips for 2019.

Contact your tax advisor for more information. Here are 10 things to consider as you weigh potential tax moves between now and the end of the year.

Have a safe and candy-filled Halloween! #HappyHalloween

Avoid driving on Halloween night if you can, but if you must drive, drive slowly and anticipate a lot of pedestrian traffic. Also, turn your headlights on earlier in the day to spot children from greater distances. #HalloweenSafety

"In ancient times cats were worshiped as gods; they have not forgotten this."- Terry Pratchet #NationalCatDay

When shopping for costumes, wigs and accessories, buy products with a label clearly indicating they are flame resistant. Candles are common around porches and places kids will walk. #HalloweenSafety

To keep homes safe for visiting trick-or-treaters, remove from the porch and front yard anything a child could trip over such as garden hoses, toys, bikes and lawn decorations. #HalloweenSafety

Choose face paint and makeup over masks when you can. Masks can obstruct a child’s vision, making crossing streets more dangerous. #HalloweenSafety

How much will health care cost?

With so many different variables impacting health-care cost, it may help having a guideline. Here's an estimated projection for individuals and couples who turned 65 in 2019. Retirement health-care costs will vary, but it may help to have a guideline.

Five Things to Know Before Becoming a Landlord

From picking the right investment property to finding a qualified tenant, there are certain things you should know about being a landlord before you jump at this opportunity! Take a look at these tips to help guide you. What are the pros and cons of becoming a landlord?

Ten Money-Saving Travel Tips

From saving on a car rental to taking advantage of free travel apps, these simple tips can help you save on your next vacation. Traveling can be expensive, but there are some ways you can save money when planning your next vacation.

Cheers to all the great bosses out there!

Five Retirement Lessons from Today's Retirees

How confident are you in your retirement planning strategy? Here are a few interesting lessons learned by current Retirees. Are you confident in your retirement planning strategy?

What should I know about investing in collectibles?

From fine art to classic cars, purchasing collectibles can be an enjoyable hobby, but are they good investments? If you're buying to make a profit, here are a few things to keep in mind. Consider the following before investing in collectibles.

What are some tips for creating a home inventory?

Creating a list of items in your home may seem like a daunting task, but it could be useful in the event of a loss. Here are a few tips for creating a home inventory. Creating a home inventory is important. Here's how to get started.

What are some ways to prepare financially for severe weather?

Natural disasters can happen! Take some steps to protect yourself and your property. Before stormy weather strikes, take some steps to protect yourself and your property.

How to Recover from a Mid-Life Financial Crisis

Are you facing a mid-life financial crisis? Learn how you can develop a strategy to help you re-establish your financial stability. Help yourself recover from a mid-life financial crisis by following these tips.

Running a business comes with its own unique benefits and drawbacks. Here are 15 free resources for founders to take advantage of!

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One of the first steps toward financial independence is getting rid of high interest consumer debt and freeing up your money to work for you instead of the banks. #FinancialIndependence

Nothing better than sipping coffee on a lazy Sunday morning. Have a great #NationalCoffeeDay !

As a business owner, what should I know before adding a financial wellness program?

Business owners alert! Financial wellness programs are gaining traction among employee benefit offerings. Take-a-peak at these few points to consider if you're considering on adding this to your business benefits plan. For business owners: Points to consider if you're thinking of adding a financial wellness program.

Key Estate Planning Documents

Are you ready to tackle estate planning? Here are four important documents to consider during your planning process. Here are some key estate planning documents you should know about.

Managing Your Money in a Gig Economy

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, millions of people rely on contingent or alternative work arrangements for their income. Here are a few recommendations on how to handle your finances in the gig economy! Here are some tips for managing your money in a gig economy.

Is fall your favorite season?

Data Breaches: Tips for Protecting Your Identity and Your Money

Identity theft happens everyday! Prevent yourself from becoming a victim by checking out these useful tips. Data breaches are a fact of life today — make sure that you take steps to protect yourself.

How can you avoid falling for the Social Security imposter scam?

Don't fall for trap! Learn how to spot a potential Social Security scam and help protect yourself from becoming a victim. Don't become a victim of the Social Security imposter scam.

How Loneliness Can Affect Your Financial Condition

Can loneliness take a toll on your financial situation? Research indicates there is a link between loneliness and the level of satisfaction with one's financial situation. Here a few ways to help feel a little less lonely. Can loneliness take a toll on your financial situation?

When you own your own business, every day is a challenge. Keep these pieces of advice in mind to help you tackle the unique struggles entrepreneurs need to face.

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If you have a financial plan or are thinking about where to start, you’re already on the right path. But there are plenty of factors to consider—check out this article to help avoid the usual pitfalls.

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With the cost of sending your kids to college at its current state, it’s never too early to start building for their future. Letting them go may be tough, but having a plan can make getting them there a little easier.
Source: U.S. News and World Report (2017, September 20)

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Show some love to your grandparents today!

We only live once—don’t let financial stress affect your quality of life.

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Saving around $1 million for retirement is common advice, but there’s no one-size-fits-all budget. Here's how to figure out an estimate of what you need in retirement.

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Switching from the relaxation of summer to a school schedule can be stressful for everyone. You can avoid some of the first-day-of-school mayhem by practicing your routine a few days in advance.

Enjoy and have a relaxing Labor Day! #LaborDayWeekend

If your school hosts an open house, consider going. Familiarizing your child with their environment can help reduce butterflies on the first day.

For kids, one of the biggest back-to-school questions is “Will I like my new teacher?” Breaking the ice early is a great way to help avoid first day anxiousness.

“A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.”– Josh Billings #NationalDogDay

This Chart Shows How Much Millennials, Gen X and Baby Boomers Have Saved for Retirement. See How You Compare

Here’s an interesting study that finds millennial's are more responsible when it comes to saving for retirement than Gen Exers and Baby Boomers. Millennials are giving Baby Boomers a run for their money.

9 Princess Diana Quotes to Inspire You to Be a Better Person

In memory of Princess Diana, here are 9 quotes from the People's Princess to inspire you today! The 'People's Princess' used her power and popularity to help others.

For #SeniorCitizensDay, reach out to the seniors in your life and do something special for them!

[08/19/19]   “If they don't give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair.” - Shirley Chisholm #NeverBackDown

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