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How the Updated Retirement Laws May Affect You

January 24th, 2023|

The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019, popularly known as the SECURE Act, was signed into law in late 2019. Now called SECURE Act 1.0, it included provisions that raised the requirement for mandatory distributions from retirement accounts and increased access ...

2022 Year in Review

January 24th, 2023|

2022 was a difficult year for many. We saw war in Europe, spiking energy prices, high inflation, a volatile stock market, a tense mid-term election, and interest rate hikes to name a few. The favorable economic circumstances we had in the 2010s (low-interest rates, low ...

Long Term Care and Your Options

November 14th, 2022|

Long-term care includes a whole host of services that you may require to meet various personal needs. And eventually, around 60% of us will need assistance with things many take for granted, according to the Administration for Community Living, a division of the U.S. Dept. of Health and ...

How to Protect Yourself Online

November 1st, 2022|

Cybersecurity is “the practice of protecting critical systems and sensitive information from digital attacks.” You may not be in the business of defending critical infrastructure from online threats. But fraud, identity theft, and online scams that target your finances pose significant challenges for everyone in today’s digital world. Armed with ...

Fall 2022 Economic and Market Update

October 14th, 2022|

What's the status of the TD Ameritrade/Charles Schwab merger?  What do the new IRS Agents mean for you?  What's happening in the global economy and how does that impact your investments?  What's going on with digital currencies?   Where are we now? What are we doing/monitoring in terms of your investments? ...

Should You Consider a Financial Caregiver?

July 28th, 2022|

Age and poor health can quickly impair a person’s ability to deal with life’s many issues, including money. There are many avenues you may decide to take for a loved one (or you may recognize that you desire some assistance yourself). Below we cover a ...

Bitcoin Basics Seminar Replay

May 31st, 2022|

What is Bitcoin? What is the blockchain? How can it be used? What risks does it pose? What should you know about investing in Bitcoin? Many of you have been asking to learn more about Bitcoin, so we put on a seminar ...

Fiduciary: Funny Word, but Vitally Important Criteria

April 14th, 2022|

Thankfully, many professionals including doctors and lawyers are held to certain standards within their industries that require them to put the interest of their clients first. Professionals that are legally obligated to put their client’s interest first are known as Fiduciaries. However, this standard is ...

Smart Ways to Invest Your Tax Refund

April 14th, 2022|

Do you have a rainy-day fund? Is if fully funded? You understand the importance of reserves. Whether it’s a home repair, auto repair, a layoff or unexpected bill, having cash set aside will ease the financial burden. We recommend three to six months of readily ...

Top Longevity Resolutions

January 24th, 2022|

Our job is to manage your money so that it will last you for your lifetime. But how can you maximize your longevity? Take this quiz to get an estimate on your lifespan based on your lifestyle. Prioritize Sleep: Don’t underestimate the importance and positive ...

What is it about September?

October 11th, 2021|

September has historically been the worst month for stocks, according to St. Louis Federal Reserve data measuring monthly S&P 500 performance over the last 50 years. If you are wondering whether the trend has abated in recent years, the answer is no, it hasn’t. Over ...

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