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Dana Vosburgh, CFP®

Director of Family Wealth Management

Financial Planning » Recent Social Security Headlines are Old News

June 27, 2018 | Wealth Management

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 …

Dana Vosburgh, CFP®

Director of Family Wealth Management

Financial Planning » What Individuals and Business Owners Need to Know about the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

January 29, 2018 | Wealth Management

When the formal tax reform process began during the second half of 2017 - and even back in 2016 when President Trump campaigned on the importance of tax reform - key goals were to simplify the tax code, eliminate certain unpopular taxes, reduce taxes for the middle class, and significantly reduce …

Dana Vosburgh, CFP®

Director of Family Wealth Management

Financial Planning » Tax Planning for the Trump Era

November 21, 2016 | Wealth Management

President-elect Donald Trump's victory, along with Republicans maintaining majorities in Congress, has taken many by surprise. While some segments of the broad U.S. stock market reacted favorably to the election results (e.g., Financials and Industrials), other segments did not (e.g., Utilities …

Dana Vosburgh, CFP®

Director of Family Wealth Management

Financial Planning » Comparing IRAs: Trusteed and Traditional

November 10, 2016 | Wealth Management

Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) are a great way to save for retirement and accumulate wealth. However, when it comes to preserving your legacy and passing on your wealth to future generations the way you wish, there are options to consider. Both a Traditional IRA and a Trusteed IRA are …

Dana Vosburgh, CFP®

Director of Family Wealth Management

Financial Planning » Retirement Planning: Protecting your Investments against Volatility and Economic Concerns

March 22, 2016 | Wealth Management

For most retirees, investing can be described as a balancing act; dampen market volatility to fund ongoing expenses, but also generate enough growth to fund those expenses for a long period of time and experience volatility along the way. While putting a large portion of a portfolio in savings …

Dana Vosburgh, CFP®

Director of Family Wealth Management

Financial Planning » Social Security Developments: What You Need to Know

December 01, 2015 | Wealth Management

The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, signed into law by President Obama on November 2nd, included a provision that eliminates popular Social Security planning strategies. Below is a brief, general summary of the changes, aimed at closing unintended “loopholes:” The budget act has eliminated the " …

Dana Vosburgh, CFP®

Director of Family Wealth Management

Financial Planning » Tax-Loss Selling Considerations for Investors at Year-End

November 13, 2015 | Wealth Management

As the end of the calendar year approaches, many investors with taxable investment accounts that have realized capital gains during the year consider selling their stocks and/or bonds that are currently at a loss, to offset the gains and reduce the tax consequences. Typically, an investor will …


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