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We are committed to empowering your financial confidence at every stage of life, and we are here to support you every step of the way. 

As you delve into our blog, you'll discover a treasure trove of information and insights that will serve as a valuable resource throughout your financial journey. We firmly believe in equipping you with the knowledge and resources necessary to make well-informed decisions and pursue financial success.

Together, let’s harvest the rich landscape of investing. 

Warm regards,

Stan J. Malecki, AIF®

Saturday, April 13, 2024

9 Must-Ask Questions When Meeting Your Financial Advisor Hiring a financial advisor is a huge step in taking control of your finances. Whether you're planning for retirement, saving for a house, or just want to protect your future,...

Tuesday, April 2, 2024

Summer vacations are a cherished time to unwind and create lasting memories with loved ones. However, without proper planning and budgeting, they can become a financial burden. As a financial advisor, I understand the importance of...

Wednesday, March 6, 2024

Women’s skirts get shorter when the economy is thriving. At least, according to the Hemline Theory. This theory simply claims that when the economy does well, hemlines move up to match the feel-good vibe of the period...

Friday, March 1, 2024

Stan J. Malecki, AIF® receives CEPA Credential and Joins International Community of Business Advisors a part of the Exit Planning Institute.

Friday, March 1, 2024

As a mom, protecting your child's future is a top priority. One significant part of that future is college/university, which of course comes with a hefty price tag. Even the College Board knows it, and released this chart in November...

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Thursday, February 22, 2024

Time's Person of the Year, Taylor Swift, is shaking off economic downturns and hitting high notes not just on stage but in the U.S. economy, too. The pop sensation's impressive impact extends beyond her record-breaking music, reaching...

Saturday, February 17, 2024

Business owners have it hard. From the day-to-day maintenance to sleepless nights, it’s never easy, is it You’d hope that easier days are ahead, and they are! But as expected, the decision to transition into retirement is a...

Wednesday, February 7, 2024

At Malecki Financial, we empower with accessible education, personalized support, and ongoing resources for financial confidence.

Sunday, January 28, 2024

#DataPrivacyDay at Malecki Financial: Secure your digital journey with device updates, strong passwords, and multi-factor authentication. Trust us for a safe financial experience! #MaleckiFinancial

Wednesday, December 20, 2023

Reaching the milestone of 50 is a significant moment in life, especially when it comes to financial planning. As you stand at the threshold of your golden years, it's crucial to make informed decisions to safeguard your financial...

Saturday, December 16, 2023

Understanding and managing financial risks are crucial parts of a successful investment journey. This blog post explains these common risks, from the market to purchasing power and challenges in accessing cash when needed.

Saturday, December 9, 2023

As the year draws to a close, it's time to start thinking about your year-end financial strategy. Making strategic moves before December 31st can help optimize your taxes and set you up for a more financially secure future.

Thursday, November 30, 2023

Nobody WANTS to be stressed out. Money is complicated and stressful. Self-care is the practice of taking an active role in protecting one's own well-being and happiness, in particular during periods of stress (AKA financial worries!)

Monday, November 13, 2023

World Kindness Day is celebrated on November 13th each year. Started in 1997 by the World Kindness Movement to highlight good deeds...

Wednesday, November 8, 2023

In the dynamic world of financial planning, where trust and integrity play pivotal roles, choosing the right firm to handle your financial future is of paramount importance. At Malecki Financial Group, we understand the significance of...

Friday, November 3, 2023

Hunters know the importance of a solid game plan. Going out in the early morning, investing your time and effort into a hunt is bound to teach you a few lessons here or there. (Lessons that you can apply to more than just next season)...

Wednesday, October 25, 2023

It's crucial not to overlook the important aspects of health insurance and retirement savings. Learn how you can effectively plan for health insurance and benefits, as well as leverage Health Savings Accounts (HSAs)!

Tuesday, October 17, 2023

Saving for college can feel overwhelming, especially if you're getting a late start. But if you access effective strategies and investment vehicles, saving for college can be an easier, more feasible goal.

Wednesday, October 11, 2023

Retirement planning has always been a daunting challenge. Advanced Time Segmentation® (ATS) is a retirement income planning strategy that is ideal for retirees who are looking to mitigate risk and increase the longevity of their assets.

Friday, October 6, 2023

With the NFL season already underway, the thrill of football is all around us. Did you know the strategies used on the field can be used in financial planning? Much like a well-executed touchdown drive, having a solid retirement game...

Saturday, September 30, 2023

(And 3 EXCLUSIVE tips to avoid them!) Starting a family is a significant milestone in life. It brings joy, love, and countless responsibilities. One of the most crucial aspects of family life is managing finances...

Friday, September 29, 2023

The world of finance and economics can often seem like a complex puzzle, filled with jargon and numbers that make your head spin. But fear not, because we're here to break down the key points you need to know about the current economic...

Thursday, September 28, 2023

Life is full of both rewarding moments and unexpected challenges. Throughout your financial journey, you may encounter a variety of significant life changes that can impact your personal finances. From the joys of parenthood to the...

Sunday, September 24, 2023

As the warmth of summer fades and the leaves begin to change, New Jersey embraces the changing seasons. Embrace the change in your future with your retirement plan in NJ.

Thursday, September 21, 2023

To put it simply, a financial advisor is like a money coach. They help people and organizations make smart decisions about their finances, like saving for the future, investing wisely, and managing taxes. Their job is to give expert...

Monday, September 18, 2023

Discussing money matters with your partner is crucial for a healthy and harmonious relationship. While financial conversations may seem challenging, being open and transparent about your financial approach can strengthen your bond...

Friday, September 15, 2023

Building a secure financial future requires strategic planning, and one of the most effective ways to achieve this is by leveraging tax-advantaged accounts. These specialized accounts offer individuals the opportunity to grow their...

Thursday, September 14, 2023

Financial planning is essential for everyone, regardless of their income level. However, when it comes to affluent young families, it's easy to assume that a high salary shields you from financial instability. While making six figures...

Tuesday, September 12, 2023

What does RMD even mean? RMD means Required Minimum Distribution. It refers to the minimum amount of money that individuals who have certain types of tax-advantaged retirement accounts, such as traditional IRAs (Individual Retirement...

Friday, September 8, 2023

Transitioning into retirement is an exciting phase in life, offering newfound freedom and the opportunity to pursue passions and enjoy the fruits of your labor. However, to make this transition smoother and more fulfilling, careful...

Tuesday, September 5, 2023

Mufasa said “Everything the light touches is yours.” But, in today’s world of personal finance and increasingly confusing regulations, remember some of his words: “everything the light touches is impacted by your credit score!

Friday, September 1, 2023

As September arrives, families gear up for the new school year, but for adults without kids, it may not hold much significance. However, if you're thinking of starting a family, preparing your finances is crucial.

Thursday, August 31, 2023

Let’s be honest, Target runs can be incredibly enjoyable and satisfying experiences. From browsing the aisles filled with trendy home decor to exploring the latest fashion collections, Target offers a unique shopping adventure....

Monday, August 28, 2023

In today's digital age, technology has revolutionized the financial planning landscape, offering powerful tools and resources that enhance the client experience. These innovative solutions enable financial advisors to provide...

Thursday, August 24, 2023

Being an outdoor entrepreneur is a thrilling and fulfilling journey. Whether you've built a successful outdoor gear company, established a wilderness guiding service, or created a thriving adventure travel agency, there may come a time...

Tuesday, August 22, 2023

As the heat of summer blazes on, the US housing market has seen another dip, now in July's existing home sales, falling by 2.2%. This downturn marks a 7-month low streak, raising concerns and prompting questions about the implications...

Monday, August 21, 2023

Investing can be a complex and intimidating world, filled with jargon and technical terms that can leave even seasoned clients scratching their heads. To help you navigate the investment landscape with confidence, we've put together a...

Friday, August 18, 2023

The short answer: the person(s) who receives your assets when you pass away. The long answer: A beneficiary is a person or organization that receives benefits from something. In the context of financial assets, a beneficiary is a person...

Sunday, August 13, 2023

Navigating the Great Outdoors of Business. Running a small business is like embarking on an exhilarating outdoor adventure. Just as you need a guide to navigate treacherous trails and unpredictable terrain, your small business needs a...

Wednesday, August 9, 2023

Knowing when it is time to downsize your home isn’t an exact science. For some, they have had a plan to downsize since their children were in elementary school. For others, they’ve been empty nesters for years and realize...

Sunday, August 6, 2023

Do you know how easy it is to fall for a digital scam? Did you know that it is easier to protect yourself from them if you know what to look for? Learn crucial tips about how you can protect your online identity from phishing and scammers!

Saturday, August 5, 2023

Money, an intricate web of currencies and transactions, weaves its way through every aspect of our existence. So what are the four main roles of money in our day to day lives?

Friday, August 4, 2023

Financial risk tolerance is the amount of risk you are willing to accept in their investment portfolio. It is a measure of how much volatility an investor can stomach, and how much potential loss you are willing to endure in the...

Wednesday, August 2, 2023

As a young professional, establishing and achieving financial goals is a critical step towards long-term financial stability and success. By adopting smart financial habits early on, you can set yourself up for a prosperous future. In...

Wednesday, July 26, 2023

Generational wealth is more than just financial stability. It represents a legacy of prosperity that can be passed down from one generation to another, providing future family members with opportunities, security, and a solid...

Friday, July 21, 2023

As economic indicators fluctuate, it becomes crucial to understand the current state of the global economy and its potential impact on various sectors. In this blog post, we will explore the looming recession, the government's focus on...

Wednesday, July 19, 2023

In today's competitive job market, understanding and maximizing your employee benefits is crucial, especially for affluent families seeking comprehensive packages. While insurance and retirement plans are important, lifestyle benefits...

Friday, July 14, 2023

Beginning your financial journey is never an easy process, but here are 5 steps to help you build your financial confidence along the way. Establish your goals. Create a budget. Protect what’s important. Eliminate debt. Meet with your...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

We all think we know how it works, but how much do you really know? Here are nine things that might surprise you.