Guidance

RESOURCES TO HELP SHAPE YOUR FINANCIAL FUTURE

Managing wealth is a complex and ever-evolving subject. Here you will find independent insights into the markets, articles and research on wealth management strategies and tactics, and financial assessment tools to explore.


Re-Thinking Capital Loss Harvesting

October 22, 2014 -

Focus on capital gains rates


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Capture Ratios

October 22, 2014 -

Managing portfolios in today’s volatile environment


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Leaving IRA Assets to Your Loved Ones

October 10, 2014 -

Consider these dos and don’ts as you formulate your estate plan


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How to Handle Beneficiary Designations

October 10, 2014 -

Tips for avoiding costly consequences


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A Guide to Wiser Giving

October 7, 2014 -

Strategies for maximizing your charitable contributions


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Concerned About Longevity?

October 1, 2014 -

Three mistakes to avoid depleting your assets


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Investing in Commodities

October 1, 2014 -

Consider adding this alternative asset class to reduce volatility without sacrificing potential returns


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Floating-Rate Options When Interest Rates Rise

September 1, 2014 -

Floating-rate securities are often used to reduce rate sensitivity.


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3 Popular ETF Questions Answered

September 1, 2014 -

Learn about the pricing and tax advantages of ETFs


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The “Kiddie” Tax

September 1, 2014 -

Gain a basic understanding of how children are taxed


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When Should You Start Taking Social Security?

August 1, 2014 -

Helpful advice for one of your most important retirement questions


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Teaching Fiscal Responsibility

July 28, 2014 - Vaccinating your children against “affluenza”
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Understanding Bonds

July 28, 2014 -

Considering risk within this category of fixed income investments


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Fixed Income Investing

July 28, 2014 -

Securing returns in a low rate environment


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Investing in Real Estate

July 1, 2014 -

The best of both worlds: The income-earning potential of bonds and price appreciation opportunity of stocks


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Chasing Performance

June 1, 2014 -

Timing factors in heavily to an investor's overall return.


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How Money Myths Come Between Couples

May 22, 2014 -

Couples should have the financial discussion well before they think they need it


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Giving Stock to Another Person

May 1, 2014 -

What you need to know before giving assets for tax and estate planning purposes


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Income Into Retirement

April 21, 2014 -

Do you know how to safely retire?


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When to Begin Social Security Benefits

April 21, 2014 -

Retire early or maximize monthly payments


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