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Family Financial Planners New Castle DE

Local resource for family financial planners in New Castle. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to financial expertise on money saving guidelines, household budget planning, wasteful spending elimination, daily expenditure control, retirement planning, prepaid tuition plans, higher education planning, and home equity loans, as well as advice and content on how to save money.

Joan Sharp
Life Strategies, LLC
(302) 324-5363
42 Read's Way, New Castle Corp. Commons
New Castle, DE
Expertises
Helping Clients Identify & Achieve Goals, Newlyweds & Novice Investors, Special Needs Planning, Planning Issues for Unmarried & Same-Sex Couples, Women's Financial Planning Issues
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, CAP, CFP®, ChFc, MSFS

Burwell Hutchinson
Fischer & Hutchinson Wealth Advisors, LLC
(302) 442-4233
5560 Kirkwood Highway
Wilmington, DE
Expertises
Ongoing Investment Management, Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules, Planning Concerns for Corporate Executives, Real Estate Investments, Estate & Generational Planning Issues, Tax Planning
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, CFP®, CPA

Paul Baumbach
Mallard Advisors, LLC
(302) 737-4546
750 Barksdale Road, Suite 3
Newark, DE
Expertises
Ongoing Investment Management, Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules, Socially Responsible Investments
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, BS, CFA, CFP®, ChFc, MS

Donald Nicholson
Donald W Nicholson & Associates, Ltd.
(302) 529-1500
1403 Silverside Road, Suite B
Wilmington, DE
Expertises
Financial Issues Between Generations, Retirement Plan Investment Advice, Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules, Women's Financial Planning Issues, Planning Issues for Business Owners, Helping Clients Identify & Achieve Goals
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, AAMS, CFP®

Alan Schapire
Libra Financial Planning
(610) 891-0762
280 N. Providence Road, Suite 100
Media, PA
Expertises
Investment Advice without Ongoing Management, Tax Planning, Hourly Financial Planning Services, Middle Income Client Needs, Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules, Helping Clients Identify & Achieve Goals
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, CFP®, CPA/PFS, MBA

Kristofor Behn
Fieldstone Financial Management Group, LLC
(800) 888-5164
The Brandywine Building
Wilmington, DE
Expertises
Ongoing Investment Management, Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules, Planning Issues for Business Owners, Financial Issues Between Generations, Estate & Generational Planning Issues, College/Education Planning
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, BS, CFP®

Vincent Schiavi
Schiavi + Dattani
(302) 994-4444
2710 Centerville Road, Suite 201
Wilmington, DE
Expertises
Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules, Estate & Generational Planning Issues, Ongoing Investment Management, Planning Concerns for Corporate Executives, Tax Planning
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, BS, CFP®, CPA/PFS

William Starnes
Mallard Advisors, LLC
(302) 239-1654
1041 Valley Road
Hockessin, DE
Expertises
Ongoing Investment Management, Investment Advice without Ongoing Management, Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules, Tax Planning, Estate & Generational Planning Issues, Planning Issues for Business Owners
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, BS, CFP®, ChFc, MST

Kathleen Plummer
Plummer & Associates
(610) 565-8074
48 Rose Valley Road
Rose Valley, PA
Expertises
Ongoing Investment Management, Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, BS, CFP®

William Heidig
FiscalWise, Inc.
(610) 891-7760
55 State Road, 2nd Floor
Media, PA
Expertises
Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules, Advising Entrepreneurs, Women's Financial Planning Issues, Advising Medical Professionals, Planning Issues for Business Owners, Ongoing Investment Management
Certifications
NAPFA Registered Financial Advisor, BS, CFP®, MBA

Financial Planning Before Pregnancy

Financial Planning Before Pregnancy

Making the decision to return to work or be a stay-at-home mom after your baby's birth is a difficult one. Also, determining what your insurance will cover, finding out about your company's maternity leave policy, and even budgeting for diapers and clothing can be stressful. The earlier you begin planning these things, however, the better it will be for you and your family. Here are some tips to get your finances in order before you get pregnant.

Your Family's Income

If you and your partner both work, your finances can take a hit if you plan on staying home with your baby after the birth. The first step is to talk with your partner, and write down all of your current income and expenses. Now, calculate how feasible it will be to cover these expenses with only one income, as well as the costs of raising a child. Try to set aside money each month to prepare for pregnancy and parenting.

Health Insurance And Pregnancy

It's essential that you look into your health insurance plan before you get pregnant. Some health insurance plans won't cover prenatal care and testing, while others will even pay for midwives or doulas if you choose. You need to be thorough what about emergency C-sections, or newborn care after the birth? If you don't check the policy carefully now, you may be faced with some unexpected and expensive surprises during your pregnancy.
If your current plan leaves a lot to be desired, you can switch health insurance coverage to a lower cost plan. Women who are already pregnant when they switch plans need to make sure that the insurance covers pre-existing conditions. For lower income families, there are community programs in place that will provide low-fee insurance coverage for mothers and newborns.
Don't forget about life and disability insurance planning. If something happens to you, you want your baby to be provided for. You may have life insurance or long-term disability insurance...

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