Archive for Tag: planning for future

GME, Reddit, Robinhood: Why Investors Should Care

One of the biggest news stories last month was the heightened trading activity and price volatility of GameStop and several other companies. These company’s stocks were targeted by participants using the social media platform Reddit. Reddit supported the social media conversations among its members, and Robinhood was the trading...

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Tax Planning 2021 and Beyond: New Administration, New Taxes?

With a new president and administration, now is a great time to meet with your financial professional to discuss how our new president, Joe Biden, may affect your finances, taxes, and retirement. Given the balance of the U.S. federal deficit and the federal and state spending during COVID-19, increasing taxes is essential...

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Social Security Retirement Benefits Change Forever Starting in 2021.

The Social Security Administration has again approved a cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for Social Security benefits starting in January 2021. The increase of 1.3 percent will increase $20 per month for the average American worker and is calculated based on the year-over-year inflation rate. The most significant change to Social...

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Your Portfolio and Financial Advice Before Market Turbulence

It is human nature to seek advice when things aren’t going well or when an unforeseen event occurs. Some seek financial advice from a professional only when the stock market and their investments are experiencing turbulent times. Reactive decisions made during periods of stock market volatility often cause investors to...

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