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November 5, 2018

The Internal Revenue Service has announced the cost-of-living adjustments applicable for all types of qualified retirement plans and IRAs.

For 2019, highlights include:

  • The Annual Contribution Limit for 401(k), 403(b) and 457 plans increased from $18,500 to $19,...

April 19, 2018

Embarking on a financial plan is like sailing around the world. The voyage won’t always go to plan, and there’ll be rough seas. But the odds of reaching your destination increase greatly if you are prepared, flexible, patient, and well-advised.

A mistake many inexperie...

February 9, 2018

After a period of relative calm in the markets, in recent days the increase in volatility in the stock market has resulted in renewed anxiety for many investors.

From February 1–5, the US market (as measured by the Russell 3000 Index) fell almost 6%, resulting in many i...

January 17, 2018

By pursuing a globally diversified approach to investing, one doesn’t have to attempt to pick winners to achieve a rewarding investment experience.

Every day we enjoy the benefits of an interconnected world. We might start our day with a cup of coffee that originated in...

December 20, 2017

With the Tax Cut & Jobs Act heading for signature by the President, there are a handful of valuable tax provisions that some individuals and company owners may want to take advantage of before they are retracted.

The 503 page bill will undoubtedly restructure the U.S. t...

December 12, 2017

Euphoria has swept Bitcoin to unreal levels over the past few weeks. Bitcoin, one of many digital currencies, shot past 11,000 in the final week of November after eclipsing 10,000 just hours prior. The cumulative value of all cryptocurrencies throughout the world are e...

December 11, 2017

Senate and House Republicans each passed their own version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, yet differ in various ways, setting arguments into motion.

When the chambers pass different versions of a bill, conferees are appointed by both the House and the Senate to produce a...

November 18, 2017

Focusing on what you can control can lead to a better investment experience

Whether you’ve been investing for decades or are just getting started, at some point on your investment journey you’ll likely ask yourself some of the questions below. Trying to answer these q...

October 10, 2017

It is the 10-year anniversary of when, in early October 2007, the S&P 500 Index hit what was its highest point before losing more than half its value over the next year and a half during the global financial crisis.

Over the coming weeks and months, as other anniversari...

August 16, 2017

Costs matter. Whether you’re buying a car or selecting an investment strategy, the costs you expect to pay are likely to be an important factor in making any major financial decision.

People rely on a lot of different information about costs to help inform these decisio...

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