26 Search Results for: cares

  • How the 2020 Election Could Impact the Markets and Your Financial Plan

    Posted on October 19, 2020

    Every election season, political emotions run high. Candidates tell us that this is the most important election in our lifetimes. Advertisements vilifying the opposing candidate seem to never end. Political chatter on social media picks up. Through it all, it can be hard to keep our emotions under control.

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  • How to Take Advantage of Donor-Advised Funds and Special 2020 Tax Deductions for Donations

    Posted on September 30, 2020

    As a CPA, one of the questions that I have been getting more frequently is, “What is a donor-advised fund?” This is not surprising as the number of individual donor-advised fund accounts has grown by over 50% for the second year in a row, according to the National Philanthropic Trust’s 2019 DAF Report.

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  • How Retirement Planning Changed in 2020

    Posted on August 6, 2020

    How Retirement Planning Changed in 2020 The CARES Act, the SECURE Act, the most recently discussed HEALS Act – the government and the economy have worked together a lot in this past year. Unprecedented global events and the consequences in the market left many investors disoriented, to say the least.   The impact will be felt for years to come, including on retirement planning, a vital area of personal finance. We’re co-hosting a webinar to help you think ahead of these changes and find your bearings. . Jamie Hopkins, Director of Retirement Research at Carson, hosts “How Retirement Planning Changed...read the full article

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  • Tax Planning in 2020: What to Expect This Year and Beyond

    Posted on June 26, 2020

    Tax Planning in 2020: What to Expect This Year and Beyond 2020 has been a new experience for tax filers. The April 15 deadline was pushed to July 15, RMDs were eliminated until 2021, and many businesses are dealing with unprecedented financial strain. With all the questions surrounding tax filing for 2020 and beyond, we put together a webinar alongside our partners at Carson to help you understand what to look for as you file this year. Jamie Hopkins, Director of Retirement Research at Carson, hosts “Tax Planning in 2020: What to Expect This Year and Beyond.” During this on-demand...read the full article

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  • Market Commentary: Fed Committed to Near-Zero Rates, S&P Dips

    Posted on June 15, 2020

    The S&P 500 dropped 4.7% last week on concerns the uptick in new coronavirus cases would persist and slow the economic rally. The surprising job growth reported two weeks ago suggested the economy was rallying more quickly than expected and boosted investor optimism. But the recent uptick in cases and hospitalizations in some states caused investors to ratchet back their expectations for how fast the economy will recover.

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  • Roth Planning Opportunities in 2020

    Posted on May 22, 2020

    Tax brackets are positioned well, interest rates are favorable and RMDs are on hold. So you’re probably asking yourself if now is a good time to convert your IRA into a Roth account. In this webinar, we look at the advantages of a Roth conversion in a down market and how you can save big on taxes down the road by investing in a conversion now. The CARES Act, the SECURE Act and the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act are all affecting this part of retirement finances, and the benefits they offer won’t last forever. Click Here to Watch the…read the full article

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  • Roth Planning Opportunities in 2020 [Video]

    Posted on May 20, 2020

    Roth Planning Opportunities in 2020 Tax brackets are positioned well, interest rates are favorable and RMDs are on hold. So you’re probably asking yourself if now is a good time to convert your IRA into a Roth account. In this webinar, we look at the advantages of a Roth conversion in a down market and how you can save big on taxes down the road by investing in a conversion now. The CARES Act, the SECURE Act and the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act are all affecting this part of retirement finances, and the benefits they offer won’t last forever....read the full article

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  • Roth Planning Opportunities in 2020

    Posted on May 20, 2020

    Roth Planning Opportunities in 2020 Tax brackets are positioned well, interest rates are favorable and RMDs are on hold. So you’re probably asking yourself if now is a good time to convert your IRA into a Roth account. In this webinar, we look at the advantages of a Roth conversion in a down market and how you can save big on taxes down the road by investing in a conversion now. The CARES Act, the SECURE Act and the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act are all affecting this part of retirement finances, and the benefits they offer won’t last forever....read the full article

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  • RMD Planning in 2020 After the CARES and SECURE Acts

    Posted on May 8, 2020

    Have you considered skipping your required minimum distributions (RMDs) in 2020? The CARES Act – a relief package passed as the coronavirus pandemic shakes the economy – gives you that opportunity. Before you waive your RMDs, you need to know what you stand to gain and how the CARES Act and another piece of landmark retirement legislation, the SECURE Act, play together. Click Here to Watch the Webinar

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  • RMD Planning in 2020 After the CARES and SECURE Acts [Video]

    Posted on May 8, 2020

    RMD Planning in 2020 After the CARES and SECURE Acts Have you considered skipping your required minimum distributions (RMDs) in 2020? The CARES Act – a relief package passed as the coronavirus pandemic shakes the economy – gives you that opportunity. Before you waive your RMDs, you need to know what you stand to gain and how the CARES Act and another piece of landmark retirement legislation, the SECURE Act, play together.   Don't let market volatility stop your financial plan. Schedule a meeting with an advisor today

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