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The Importance of a Second Opinion
Anything that could affect a family or individual financial situation today, or in the future, brings with it the need to reevaluate where you are today, where you would like to be and if you are track to get there.
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The Central View Q2 2022
Each quarter, our investment team provides details on the market and economy, bringing you the latest insights in an easy to follow video.
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Woman and Their Role as Financial Decision Makers
Women are a large part of the workforce. They are often times directly involved in their households’ investment and financial decisions.
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Tax Update: Considering a Roth conversion? Now might be your chance.
Given the recent volatility in the stock market, now might be a good time to consider a taxable Roth conversion.
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Five Basic Benefits of Financial Planning
There is more to financial planning than setting some goals and pinching some pennies. Here are five basic benefits that may come from working with a financial planner on an organized financial plan.
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Second Homes & Tax Implications
Many people dream of having a place family can gather for vacation or a second home to spend winters once retired. Before making that purchase, there may be tax implications to consider.
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Probate Avoidance and the Revocable Living Trust
Probate can be public, time consuming, and expensive. But, it can also be easily avoided when the proper steps are taken.
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Cryptocurrency: Fad or Future?
There has been a lot of discussion over the past several years regarding cryptocurrency. If you feel like the whole idea of cryptocurrency is hard to understand, you are not alone.
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Tax and Estate Strategies: What is a GRAT and Do You Need One?
While Grantor Retained Annuity Trusts (GRAT) can seem complex to some, they can really be simple when broken down. Because GRATs have the potential to provide significant tax benefits when interest rates are low, today’s interest rate environment may provide a good opportunity.
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What If Something Happens To You Tomorrow?
Incapacity can befall anyone at any time. The best way to protect your family and assets in the event that disability strikes is to take the necessary steps when there is no doubt that you are fully capable of acting on your own behalf.
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The Impact of Inflation on Your Cash and Investments
Many of us understand and recognize inflation. What we don’t know is how high it will go or how long it will last.
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How Much Will Retirement Cost You?
One of the biggest questions we hear from clients is, “What kind of retirement lifestyle can I afford?” It’s not easy to forecast living expenses for next year, let alone to project the cost of a retirement period of 30 plus years.
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