Sarah Duey I once had clients with only one daughter. They created a trust for only their grandchild without ever telling their daughter why. As the trustees, we worked with this daughter, because her child was still a minor. There were hard feelings — a lot of wondering why her parents …Continue Reading!
By Jamie Hopkins, Managing Partner, Wealth Solutions The next wave of retirement planning reform is headed for shore.
Beth Schanou, Senior Wealth Planner Finances can be difficult to talk about – especially with your parents when they need your financial help.
Kevin Oleszewski, Senior Wealth Planner For many parents, childcare can be their biggest monthly expense, and rising inflation hasn’t helped matters. Add in the cost of caring for aging parents? You’re likely spending a fortune on care.
Karl Strube, Senior Tax Planner The transition from employment to retirement can be complex. For decades, you received either a regular paycheck or earnings from self-employment, and now that will slow or stop. To compound that, you’ll be taking money out of all these accounts after putting …
All planning – but especially tax planning – should line up with your goals. You should never do anything solely because you’re going to get a tax benefit. Rather, you should always do things that tie back to your goals, with tax benefits being an added bonus.
We’re in a pretty interesting juncture in the markets. As we kick off the third year of the COVID-19 pandemic, the omicron variant is spreading across the country.