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Special Planning For Small Business Owners

Neel Shah is a practicing estate planning attorney as well as a certified financial planner(r).  He has conducted over 3000 corporate business and real estate transactions throughout his career and is the author planning for business owners (available on Amazon). Estate planning for business owners is especially important, but also a delicate endeavor. Business owners… Continue reading Special Planning For Small Business Owners

Marathons & Markets

Lately, we’ve seen a meaningful uptick in market volatility fueled by economic instability here and abroad. From Chinese real estate woes threatening to disrupt their economy, to political wrangling in Washington that will continue to ripple through our own, there’s no escaping that the headlines have near-term market impacts around the world. But if the… Continue reading Marathons & Markets

Enforcement Against Self-Directed IRA Scams Doubled in 2020

The danger of self-directed IRA scams heightened during the pandemic, as many investors were at home and online but isolated from in-person interaction, NASAA says. The number of investigations and enforcement actions by state securities regulators remained largely steady during the COVID-19 pandemic, though the total amounts of restitution and penalties/fines each decreased by about… Continue reading Enforcement Against Self-Directed IRA Scams Doubled in 2020

Gifting Money? Develop a Plan

You’ve worked hard, you saved, you invested wisely, and you controlled spending. Your financial plan worked, and now you have money (or other assets) to share. But questions linger in your mind about whether you should do so and with whom. Many people do not give away money or assets during their lifetime, as life… Continue reading Gifting Money? Develop a Plan

Does Planning End at Retirement?

Imagine that, in the foreseeable future, you’ll have turned in all your company property, collected your final paycheck, and will be drinking a hurricane at half past noon while chair-dancing to “It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere.” You’ve planned on reaching that celebratory beach vacation over the many years of your career while also designing, building and… Continue reading Does Planning End at Retirement?

Integrate Your Personal Values and Financial Goals with ESG Investing

The following is an adapted excerpt from the conclusion of the forthcoming book “Your Essential Guide to Sustainable Investing” by Sam Adams and Larry Swedroe. Sam and Larry summarize some of the topics they cover in the book and present some key takeaways. The financial services industry has responded to demands for sustainable investment strategies… Continue reading Integrate Your Personal Values and Financial Goals with ESG Investing