2020 IRS Retirement Plan Contribution Limits

2020 IRS Retirement Plan Contribution Limits

The IRS has released the Annual Plan Limitations for 2020 for defined contribution and defined benefit plans. The 403(b), 457(b), & 401(k) elective deferral limits, catch-up limits and other key limits for 2020 have changed and are listed below.  2019...
Return to the Wild West for Texas 403(b) Plans?

Return to the Wild West for Texas 403(b) Plans?

Written by Mike Cochran Eighteen years ago, the Texas Legislature implemented what could arguably be described as the best system in the U.S. for regulating 403(b) plans in Texas public schools.  In 2019, the Legislature dismantled that system. The Legislature...
A Beginner’s Guide to College Funding

A Beginner’s Guide to College Funding

Written by: Matt Escalante We all know kids can be expensive when you add up the costs for everyday essentials such as food, clothing, daycare, etc. (just to name a few). The moment a child is born, the clock starts ticking on developing a proper plan for one of the...
TCG Advisors is named in the Top 300 Advisors by Financial Times

TCG Advisors is named in the Top 300 Advisors by Financial Times

On June 27, 2019, the Financial Times released an article to announce the top 300 Registered Investment Advisors in the United States, and TCG Advisors is excited to announce that we made the cut! Over the past several years, we have been scaling to serve more clients...
Stop failing your financial plan

Stop failing your financial plan

Written by: Dennis Bielik, CFA®, FRM “A goal without a plan is just a wish” – Antoine de Saint-Exupery. As a Financial Planner, I like to spend a couple weekends throughout the year to look back on the year so far and soak it in. Each time I do this, I find...
3 Steps to Improve Your Credit Score

3 Steps to Improve Your Credit Score

Written by: Dennis Bielik, CFA®, FRM Credit scores will play an important part in many purchases you make throughout your life.  It may not appear to be a flashing neon sign hanging over your head as you stroll down the sidewalk as seen on TV, but it is flashing...