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How To Understand Capital Gains & Losses On Your Taxes and What To Do With Them After…..

There are two types of income, both required to be reported on your income tax return. Come “tax time” these are better known as ordinary income and capital gains. Ordinary income includes dividends and interest you receive. Capital gains are … Continue reading

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RIA’s Being Set Up

This article confirms how brokers are setting up RIA’s to be able to claim that they are providing fiduciary services not because they are committed to acting as a fiduciary on behalf of their clients, BUT because they feel it is … Continue reading

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The Fiscal Cliff

Keep your parachutes packed.  We didn’t need them on January 1st, but we will probably still need them on March 1st. The Federal estate tax exemption was made permanent at an inflation-adjusted $5 million.  The Department of Revenue has confirmed that this … Continue reading

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What’s Not to “Like”? Government Gone Amok

Testimonials can be powerful marketing tools.  The recently concluded political season saw numerous t.v. ads which included statements from individuals explaining that they supported a particular candidate, why, and encouraging you to join them in their support. Most types of … Continue reading

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US Debt and the Future for Interest Rates

Many investment professionals believe interest rates on US Government debt are too low given the current budget deficit and the future fiscal drain of Medicare and Social Security as presently constituted and the risks these problems present relative to our … Continue reading

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