Cutter Family Finance

The Cutter Family Finance articles are published in The Falmouth Enterprise and The Mashpee Enterprise every Friday.

Surfing Tips for Investors

Investors surfing the current stock market wave can manage downside risk to avoid wiping out their retirement savings.

Not All Annuities Are Created Equal

Annuities can provide investors with steady income, but many come with onerous fees and expose investors to excessive risk. Learn how to minimize fees and your downside risk while still benefitting from annuity investments.

Making Money . . . On Money

Compound interest is a basic financial concept with very long-reaching consequences for investors early in their accumulation phase. Find out how this important principle can affect your retirement goals, especially if you’re just starting out.

Plan Early For Next Year’s Tax Changes

Big tax changes might be coming in 2017. Here are some tips for things educated investors can do to prepare for what’s to come.

Lessons From A Winner

Richard Thaler’s groundbreaking work in behavioral economics helped him win this year’s Nobel Prize. Find out how Thaler’s principles can help the educated investor make more appropriate financial decisions.

What If…?

It’s a difficult discussion to have, but it’s absolutely necessary: Life insurance and appropriate estate planning can be crucial to a family’s financial future.

Protecting Your Identity

Credit bureau hacks are such a routine news story these days, it’s easy to get lulled into a sense of complacency about what to do. Educated investors can follow these tips to make sure they’re well-protected.

Keeping Your Finances Secure During Natural Disasters

Natural disasters may not just threaten lives and property but can have a profound effect on finances too. Find out what you need to do to protect your finances during storms and other events.

Fiduciary Ruling Not Out Of The Woods Yet

Changes to the Department of Labor’s Fiduciary Rule has long-ranging effects for investors and their advisors. Find out how to make sure you’re protected by understanding these important new rules.

Do I Need Long-Term Care? It is Not That Simple

Planning for long-term care in your retirement can help preserve your wealth not just to make your own golden years easier but also to secure your legacy.