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Dana Vosburgh, CFP®

Managing Director, Advisory Services

Financial Planning » 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 …

Tom Stedman

Associate Wealth Management Consultant

Financial Planning » Highlights of the Newly Enacted SECURE Act

December 20, 2019 | Financial Planning

The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act is designed to expand and preserve retirement saving options for more Americans. While the Act introduces nearly 30 new amendments to the Internal Revenue Code, we highlight 12 changes we believe will be the most impactful for …

Margaret Jeffries, CFP®

Wealth Management Consultant

Financial Planning » Keeping an Eye on Recent Rulings as the SECURE Act Looks to Pass

December 18, 2019 | Financial Planning

News about finances, health care, and estate planning is constantly changing – modification in laws and regulations can be confusing, and it’s difficult to know how your finances will be affected. Below we outline a few of the most recent changes, particularly proposed updates to retirement …

Tom Lesko

Senior Wealth Management Consultant

Financial Planning » Ready, Set, Go! Financial Resolutions for 2019

January 28, 2019 | Financial Planning

It’s a new year and there’s no better time to think about resolutions to get on track to meet your financial goals for 2019 and beyond. So let’s jump in with these six financial resolutions: Understand your net worth. To help get your financial situation in order, understand your net worth …

Tom Lesko

Senior Wealth Management Consultant

Financial Planning » 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 …

Library » Contribution Limits, Tax Rates, and More for 2017

January 26, 2017 | Tax Planning

Every year the IRS announces numerous changes to contribution limits and tax rates that are important to know for investing and tax planning purposes. Similar to 2016, the changes for 2017 are modest, with many figures remaining the same. Changes are typically dictated by cost-of-living …


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