The election and your investments

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The election and your investments The season many in our county dread is upon us. Even though most often no damage will occur, it’s hard to stop ourselves from wondering if this will be one of those times when our lives will be altered by outside forces. We’re not talking about hurricane season – although…

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When does the 60-day period for IRA rollovers start?

Dan Moisand speaking

When does the 60-day period for IRA rollovers start? Today’s question comes from Mike in Celebration, FL. “I want to do a rollover from one IRA to another. I read I have 60 days to get it done but no one mentions when that 60-day rollover clock starts. Is it when the check is cut…

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Most Common Investing Mistakes

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Most Common Investing Mistakes A recent conversation with the son of a client and a new college graduate prompted a question we decided to pose to all our advisors. We asked Charlie Fitzgerald, Ron Tamayo, Derrick Chandler, Mike Salmon, Tommy Lucas, Ryan Osborne, DJ Hunt, and Brad Brescia, all CFP® professionals, “What are the most…

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Important tax changes for 2024

Saving for retirement

Important tax changes for 2024 Every year, there are changes to laws that affect our taxes. In our January newsletter, we outlined the new 2024 tax brackets which are adjusted annually based upon inflation factors. If your taxable income (gross income less deductions) is exactly the same in 2024 as it was in 2023, your…

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How can I get my tax information to my preparer securely?

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How can I get my tax information to my tax preparer securely? Tax season is upon us once again, and if you use a professional to prepare your taxes, they may have reached out to request your tax information and documents. Your most personal data is on these forms and might include your name, your…

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Do spikes in the national debt cause market crashes?

graph of market return vs debt to GDP ratio

 Do spikes in the national debt cause market crashes? It’s an election year. Hang on to your hats! Every four years, we hear from both sides of the aisle about the terrible things that are sure to happen to us and to our country if the candidate from the other party wins the Presidency.…

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