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Monday, December 5, 2022

In late October, the IRS announced that it is increasing contribution limits to retirement savings accounts in 2023. The changes, like many you are seeing, are a direct result of months of high inflation and financial uncertainty, some...

Monday, November 28, 2022

The year is almost over, and it has certainly been a bumpy one for the financial markets and our economy. As financial professionals, we work with families to design investment strategies that help them pursue their goals for education...

Monday, November 14, 2022

Key points:Over the past five years, affluent Americans increased their donations to charity by 48%.1Understand various strategies to help you maximize the impact of your charitable donations and your income tax savings.To qualify for...

Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Key points:One of the biggest components of the Inflation Reduction Act is the changes to healthcare costs and coverage. The Inflation Reduction Act requires all pharmaceutical companies to rebate Medicare participants for the...

Monday, October 24, 2022

If you haven’t heard much about ESG investing, you will. ESG has gone from a niche investment philosophy to a mainstream investment tenant. At the same time, it has gained the attention of corporations, politicians, regulators,...

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Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Over 50% of consumers have fallen victim to a cybercrime, with a third of those attacks taking place in the past year alone. So there are 263 million American consumers. 131.5 million have been hit by cybercrime, with 44 million...

Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Most people are used to having a percentage of their paycheck withheld for Social Security. The withholding rate in 2022 stands at 6.2% for individuals and another 6.2% for their employers, for a total of 12.4% per person.1 But...

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

A hotter-than-expected inflation report sent stocks sharply lower last week as investors faced the prospect of more aggressive interest rate hikes by the Federal Reserve for perhaps a longer period.The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell...

Thursday, September 8, 2022

A major differentiating factor between those who understand how to make money work for them has everything to do with financial literacy, which is also why I believe that it is the key to creating and sustaining wealth for African...

Friday, August 12, 2022

Is Now a Good Time for a Roth IRA Conversion?We know that taxes are one of life’s two inevitables. So, the question is not if you will pay taxes on your retirement accounts, but when and how much. That’s where Roth IRAs...

Thursday, August 4, 2022

It is currently happening to some and eventually, this will likely happen to all of us. I am referring to Required Minimum Distributions (RMD). The RMD is your required minimum distribution amount which the Internal Revenue Services...

Thursday, July 7, 2022

Closing the racial wealth gap is a moral imperative that should be shared by everyone, not only because doing so will strengthen the U.S. economy, but because it is the right thing to do. The wealth gap that exists today is the direct...

Thursday, June 2, 2022

When I think about Part 3 in our series: 5 Ways Retirees Can Protect Their Money During Retirement, Long Term Care insurance (LTCi) is often overlooked by retirees which can pose a serious threat to a retired persons financial...