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Tom Lesko

Senior Wealth Management Consultant

3 Important Considerations When Drafting Your Will

August 11, 2020 | Financial Planning

We often think of August as the “dog days of summer,” but did you know it’s National Make A Will Month? While I didn’t, I can understand why a month has been dedicated to raise awareness about making a will. A will is the most important document in an estate plan because it’s the primary …

Rebecca Galliford, CFP®

Wealth Management Consultant

Regulation Best Interest and Form CRS

July 27, 2020 | Fiduciary

Form CRS (Client Relationship Summary) and Regulation Best Interest (Reg BI), new regulations adopted by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) a little over a year ago, became effective June 30, 2020. SEC-registered Broker dealers and investment advisors must deliver Form CRS to retail …

Ebrahim Busheri

Director of Investments

Mid-Year Outlook: Staying on Track in a Runaway Market

July 15, 2020 | Investment Themes

The market has done a full circle in just six months’ time, and you might be wondering “what do I do with my money now?”. Our 2020 Mid-Year Investment Outlook tackles this question, provides insights on the market, and highlights our strategy for navigating a post-pandemic world.

Tom Stedman

Associate Wealth Management Consultant

Update: IRS Releases Guidance on RMD Distributions

June 26, 2020 | Planning for Retirement

In response to the Coronavirus and its impact on the nation’s economy, President Trump signed into law the CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act) on March 27, 2020. Provisions in the Act waived required minimum distributions (RMD) from tax-deferred retirement accounts …

Margaret Jeffries, CFP®

Wealth Management Consultant

Is Now the Time to Convert a Traditional IRA to a Roth IRA?

May 18, 2020 | Planning for Retirement

Traditional and Roth IRAs are two powerful tax-advantaged savings vehicles. The primary difference between the two is that qualified contributions to a Traditional IRA are deducted from taxable income the year made and included in taxable income when withdrawn. On the other hand, Roth …


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