Ronald J. Paprocki, JD, CFP, CHBC
Mr. Paprocki is chief executive officer of MEDIQUS Asset Advisors, Inc. in Chicago.
Optimize your financial planning using the Web
With the advent of modern technology, it is easier than ever for physicians to take control of their financial situation. Whether you are researching investment options or performing financial planning retirement projections, online resources abound.
Mutual funds vary by asset class, size, location
The universe of mutual fund options is overwhelming. If investors take a moment to learn the basics of how to compare mutual funds, they’ll be armed with the ability to choose wisely for themselves or to intelligently weigh the advice of their financial professional.
Save for future college costs with a 529 plan
Among the various choices for saving for college, attention seems to be focused on the section 529 plan.
Don’t be intimidated by the complexity of trusts
Despite their apparent complexity, trusts can be extremely useful in many aspects of planning your estate.
IRAs: Know the rules on taking distributions
What many retirees often don’t realize is that the Internal Revenue Service not only limits the amount you can contribute to qualified retirement plans and IRAs while you are working, but it also tells how much you must withdraw when you’re retired.
Unscrambling the alphabet soup of financial advisers
Different professional certifications come with different qualifications
IRA rollovers can be beneficial, but be careful
There are several reasons why rolling over your IRA funds may make sense.
New year brings new tax changes; are you ready?
The tax laws have changed once again. Find out how they're going to affect you.
Mutual funds: Stock picks vary by type of analysis
Mutual funds can be a fairly stable investment. Find out how mutual fund managers pick stocks.
Are higher yield bonds a wise investment for you
Depending on your approach, pursuit of higher yield bonds may invite more risk, some of which may be hard to see or understand.