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Medicare Open Enrollment – What You Need to Know

By Amy Pucci | September 29, 2023

Medicare provides essential healthcare coverage for those aged 65 and older as well as certain younger individuals with disabilities. If you’re a Medicare beneficiary or about to become one, understanding Medicare open enrollment is crucial. In this blog, we’ll walk you through the basic information you should know about Medicare open enrollment. Medicare Open Enrollment […]

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Is the Traditional 60/40 Portfolio Dead?

By Ellen Anderson | June 15, 2023

Simplifying the Investment Strategy Debate In the world of investing, the 60/40 portfolio has long been hailed as a tried-and-true strategy for achieving a balanced and diversified approach. It typically consists of allocating 60% of the portfolio to stocks and 40% to bonds. However, as the financial landscape evolves and new investment opportunities emerge, questions […]

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Tax Planning 101: Tax Planning Strategies

By Drew Overton | April 3, 2023

Hello again, and welcome to our fourth and final addition to our blog series called, Tax Planning 101. In our last three blogs, we provided a high-level overview of: How gross income is adjusted through the use of deductions (click here to read); How tax brackets apply to your taxable income (click here to read); […]

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Tax Planning 101: What Are Tax Credits?

By Drew Overton | March 28, 2023

Hello again, and welcome to another addition to our four-part series called, Tax Planning 101. If you read our last two blogs, you learned about the income tax equation, tax deductions, tax brackets, tax filing statuses, etc. If you haven’t read the previous two blogs just click here to read the first one and click […]

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Tax Planning 101: What Is My Tax Bracket?

By Drew Overton | March 23, 2023

We are back with another addition to our four-part series called, Tax Planning 101. If you remember our last blog, we walked through the how certain adjustments to your gross income are used to calculate your adjustment gross income, and then we took a stroll through both the standard deduction and itemized deductions. In today’s […]

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Tax Planning 101: What Are Tax Deductions?

By Drew Overton | March 13, 2023

Most people have at least a general understanding of how the U.S. income tax system works, being that the infamous Form 1040 (the U.S. Individual Income Tax Return) was created back in 1913. Whether you have filed your own taxes for the past 30 years, or all you know is that something happens on April […]

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14 Years After the Bitcoin Blockchain Was Invented, Little of “This” Promise Has Been Realized

By Robert W. Tull | February 28, 2023

In 2022, we watched the former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried and his FTX cryptocurrency exchange collapse. With investors’ concerns it may result in another Bear Stearns moment, that collapse dealt a catastrophic blow to cryptos reputation and the plans and aspirations of many in this unique industry. The question now is, is this the end […]

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