New Job, New You! Are Your Finances Ready?
Leaving one job for a new one? Or perhaps you are returning to the workplace after time at home. New jobs can bring with them lots of excitement, opportunity and…..decision making! It’s important to look at the many financial decisions that occur in this time of transition; understanding the ramifications of leaving one job and at the same time ensure you don’t miss out on deadlines or opportunities only available once in your new position.
Listed below are a few items to review both in your old and new position.
Typically, decisions need to be made within the first 30 days of a new job. Don’t delay reaching out to your planner to discuss the above topics. Additionally, check in on how the job change will impact your cash flow and long-term retirement plans. Big transition times like these are great opportunities to check in with your financial planning team to make sure you keep heading down your preferred path!
Written By Patricia Spies, CFP®