A Decade Later: Lessons For The Next Financial Crisis

A Decade Later: Lessons For The Next Financial Crisis

It will soon be the 10-year anniversary of when, in early October 2007, the S&P 500 Index hit what was its highest point before losing more than half its value over the next year and a half during the global financial crisis. Over the coming weeks and months, as...
2017 MLB Vanguard 401(k) Guide

2017 MLB Vanguard 401(k) Guide

WHAT IS THE VANGUARD 401(K) INVESTMENT PLAN? The Investment Plan, also known as a 401(k), allows you to: Accumulate a significant amount of cash you can use to help provide financial security during retirement. Get an immediate tax break, because contributions come...

Investing = volatility. Remember, stick to your plan

It’s easy to get nervous when markets become unsettled. We are here to guide you through these emotionally difficult times and put you in the best possible situation to realize your financial goals. Remember, market turmoil is an unavoidable aspect of investing....
Urgent MLB Vanguard 401(k) Update

Urgent MLB Vanguard 401(k) Update

  This year is unique in that the total amount of pre-tax and employer contributions to the MLB Vanguard 401(k) Investment Plan could exceed the IRS limit for total contributions in one year. A player who expects to earn a full year of service should contribute...
2016 MLB Vanguard 401(k)

2016 MLB Vanguard 401(k)

For major league players with a full year of service in 2016, club ownership is required to contribute $40,000 to their Vanguard 401(k) account. This works out to $10,000 for every 43 days of service. If a player receives a full year of service, they are limited to a...

Professional Athlete Retirement Options

You may not think that athletes earning millions of dollars would have to worry about outliving their retirement savings. But the reality is that a professional athlete’s retirement could last 30 years or more, so the savings needed to fund that period is far greater...