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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 …

Nicholas Cintineo, CFA®, CIPM®

Senior Investment Consultant

Endowments & Foundations » What Should I Know Before Becoming a Board Member?

October 06, 2016 | Wealth Management

This is a common question from people considering joining a non-profit board. Most have probably already heard of the broad set of duties entrusted to fiduciaries (i.e., fiduciaries have a duty of care, loyalty, and obedience to the organizations they serve). Before becoming a board member, it’s …

Megan Henry

President of Exeter Trust Company

Financial Planning » Let your Legacy Live On With a Trusteed IRA

September 19, 2016 | Wealth Management

Many individuals have the enviable burden of owning a significantly large Individual Retirement Account (IRA). They want to have those assets available for the well-being and financial security of their loved ones even after they have passed away. It sounds simple, but anyone living with an …

George Marron, CFP®

Senior Wealth Management Consultant

Financial Planning » Three Essential Components of a Family Wealth Succession Plan

June 23, 2016 | Wealth Management

Sustaining family wealth across multiple generations is difficult. So difficult, in fact, that there are numerous proverbs from cultures around the world that describe the problem: “Shirtsleeves to shirtsleeves in three generations” (U.S.), “from barn stall to barn stall in three generations” ( …

Nicholas Cintineo, CFA®, CIPM®

Senior Investment Consultant

Endowments & Foundations » A Knowledgeable Board & Staff is Key to Success

May 25, 2016 | Wealth Management

What makes an endowment or foundation successful? Healthy investment returns? Sensible withdrawal levels? Strong fundraising? All of these are certainly important, but I would argue that there’s a more fundamental requirement for success: knowledgeable and engaged board and staff. It’s the …

Andrew DelMedico, CFP®

Financial Planning Coordinator/Senior Consultant

Financial Planning » Friday Deadline to Claim Under Social Security’s File & Suspend Strategy

April 25, 2016 | Wealth Management

For those eligible, the deadline to claim Social Security’s File and Suspend strategy is Friday, April 29th, 2016. Offering the ability to receive some Social Security benefits early while continuing to accrue larger benefits, the File and Suspend strategy is attractive to retirees because it …

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 …

Financial Planning » Contribution Limits, Tax Rates, and More for 2016

January 14, 2016 | Wealth Management

Every year the IRS announces numerous changes to contribution limits and tax rates that are important to know for investing and tax planning purposes. In many cases, the information can be difficult to locate or confusing to break down. With this in mind, we have created a reference guide …

Ethan McKenney, CFP®

Senior Wealth Management Consultant

Library » Required Minimum Distributions from Inherited IRAs

December 18, 2015 | Wealth Management

As the end of the year approaches, it’s important to be aware of certain withdrawal requirements for owners of IRAs. Many may be aware that Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs) from IRAs begin in the year when an IRA owner turns 70½. However, RMDs from Inherited IRAs are treated differently and …


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