Is now the time to move into dividend paying stocks?

Charles E. Fitzgerald, CFP with Moisand Fitzgerald Tamayo

Is now the time to move into dividend paying stocks? With costs rising and interest rates up, is now the time to emphasize dividend paying stocks? We like dividend paying stocks as a permanent portion of a portfolio. But the question implies there is some aspect of dividend paying stocks that could make them a…

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Moisand Fitzgerald Tamayo named a “Best Place to Work”

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Moisand Fitzgerald Tamayo named a “Best Place to Work” Being recognized as among the best financial planners in the country has been a goal since the founding of what is now Moisand Fitzgerald Tamayo, LLC in 1998. Seeing that dream come to fruition is only possible if we give great advice that makes a difference…

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Inflation, interest rates, Putin and your portfolio

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Inflation, interest rates, Putin and your portfolio No one can predict how long inflation will persist, when or how much interest rates will rise, or whether matters in Ukraine will get better or worse. The financial media can’t predict these things either, although they seem to think they can with their parade of so called…

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Will my tax return be processed quicker this year?

Tommy Lucas, fee-only Financial Advisor

Will my tax return be processed quicker this year? The 2021 tax filing season was the worst in memory. There was a slew of legislation creating Covid-related tax provisions that never existed before. Some of that legislation was passed late in the year leaving the IRS scrambling to adapt. This was very difficult given the…

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Emotional investing can be costly

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Emotional investing can be costly  Emotional investing is inferior to evidence-based investing. It’s a belief of ours that comes up in the very first conversation we have with a prospective client and one we repeat often. Recent times reinforce our belief. In many ways, it has been a rough couple of years. There has been…

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What are the new RMD rules?

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Have RMD rules changed? Required Minimum Distributions (RMD) are back in 2021 after a one year COVID-related waiver in 2020.  No changes were made this year to the Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) rules for IRAs, 401(k)s, 403(b)s and other retirement accounts but changes are coming in 2022. To determine the RMD for a given year,…

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