Financial Planning

Andrew DelMedico, CFP®

Client Consultant

Why Aretha Franklin’s Lack of An Estate Plan is a P-R-O-B-L-E-M

October 04, 2018 | Estate Planning

Following in the footsteps of other famous musicians including Prince, Michael Jackson, Jimi Hendrix, Kurt Cobain, and Bob Marley, Aretha Franklin passed away without an estate plan. As a result, rather than personally making decisions about the distribution of her estimated $80 million estate, …

Dana Vosburgh, CFP®

Director of Family Wealth Management

Recent Social Security Headlines are Old News

June 27, 2018 | Planning for Retirement

An annual report about Social Security and Medicare made headlines in early June by highlighting what many people already know – Social Security and Medicare reform is going to be necessary at some point soon. The big news in this year’s report from the Social Security Board of Trustees is that …

Ethan McKenney, CFP®

Client Consultant

Spending Patterns in Retirement

April 17, 2018 | Planning for Retirement

As featured in Manning & Napier’s Guide to Financial Planning, Prosper. To get your complimentary copy, and to read the full article, visit go.manning-napier.com/Prosper. When it comes to planning for retirement, few people fully understand if they are financially prepared to move into the next …

Tom Lesko

Senior Wealth Management Consultant

Qualified Charitable Distributions and the New Tax Law

March 13, 2018 | Tax Planning

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act made sweeping changes to our tax laws when the bill was signed this past December. On January 1, the standard deduction – an amount that all tax filers can deduct from their income each tax year – was doubled to $12,000 for single filers and $24,000 for joint filers. The …

Andrew DelMedico, CFP®

Client Consultant

Estate Planning Missteps of the Rich and Famous

February 26, 2018 | Estate Planning

As featured in Manning & Napier’s Guide to Financial Planning, Prosper. To get your complimentary copy, and to read the full article, visit go.manning-napier.com/Prosper. Like us, celebrities create estate plans to direct the distribution of their assets, minimize estate taxes, and accomplish …


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