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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contributions to a Traditional IRA are deducted from taxable income the year made and included in taxable income when withdrawn.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 …

Your Financial Planning Questions, Answered

April 30, 2020 | Financial Planning

A sudden downturn in the markets usually gets individuals and families thinking about their personal finances. At a time like this, it’s important to make sure your financial plan is still in a place to succeed, no matter how long the volatility may last. Below, we’ve outlined some of the most …

Dana Vosburgh, CFP®

Managing Director, Advisory Services

Understanding the SECURE Act: Inherited IRAs and the “Stretch” Concept

March 05, 2020 | Financial Planning

The SECURE Act, which was signed into law late last year, has several provisions that impact distribution rules for IRAs. Arguably the most noteworthy change is the partial elimination of the “stretch IRA”. Starting in 2020, for IRAs passing to certain beneficiaries – non-eligible designated …

Andrew DelMedico, CFP®

Client Consultant

Four Signs it’s Time to Update Your Estate Plan

February 18, 2020 | Estate Planning

Everyone has an excuse for putting off a visit to their estate planning attorney. An appointment with your attorney may force you to make difficult decisions, can be expensive, and may evoke fears of death. However, having an effective, up-to-date estate plan is vital to achieving your multi- …


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