Getting ready for Tax Season

Tax season is upon us and one of the most common questions we get from clients this time of year is “What tax documents should I be expecting?”  This is a list of the most common items you will need to collect to prepare your taxes, including the ones that relate to your investment accounts and everything […]

Learn More about Donor-Advised Funds

We hope your New Year is off to a great start. One thing that we have done a lot more of in recent years is set up donor-advised funds for our clients. There are many reasons why these have become popular, and the following article lists many of them. If giving to charities is important […]

Building wealth can be boring. In fact, it usually is.

I don’t have a list of steps to double your net worth by next year. I can’t give you a recipe to retire early with a huge nest egg without making any sacrifices. I don’t know how to beat the market or get high yields with no risk. For most of us, it doesn’t work […]

Year-End Planning Tips for Retirees and Pre-Retirees

The end of the year can remind us of last-minute things we need to address and the goals we want to pursue. Let’s work on these Together.  Here are a few that made it to the top of our list. Investments If you are still working, be sure you are on track to maximize your […]

Important Changes from Secure Act 2.0 in 2022

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You probably remember hearing about the SECURE  (Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement) Act that was passed in December 2019 and became a law as of January 1, 2020. This was the legislation that made changes to retirement savings and required minimum distributions from retirement plans. Specifically, the age for taking RMDs was increased […]

August 2022 Newsletter

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“The stock market is a device to transfer money from the ‘impatient’ to the ‘patient’.”  Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway A word from our Chief Investment Officer, Tom Mallini For the last twelve months I have been trying to get my mind around the economic impact of the significant monetary and fiscal stimulus injected […]

Is Inflation Here to Stay? What it Means for Your Portfolio.

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I imagine that everyone reading this has noticed a rapid increase in the cost of most everything we buy. Well, it is official now, the US economy is inflating. On June 16, Federal Reserve Board Chair Powell acknowledged that the rate of inflation is exceeding expectations after the May inflation rate was reported at 5% […]