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Tough Talks: Two Impactful Yet Difficult Money Conversations for Parents of Young Adults

Tough Talks: Two Impactful Yet Difficult Money Conversations for Parents of Young Adults

There are very few concepts that can strain relational dynamics and provoke anxiety quite like discussing money with family, especially your young adult children. It generally isn’t something many parents are comfortable doing, and that is under “normal” circumstances. The stress is typically compounded when these conversations occur under duress or will inevitably induce major conflict within the family unit. Sometimes the circumstances are unforeseeable and the stress unavoidable. But many times, the contention can be avoided by simply being intentional and having these tough conversations now and on your terms.

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The Social Security Administration Has Announced Cost of Living Adjustments & Tax Changes For 2021. Here's What You Need to Know

The Social Security Administration Has Announced Cost of Living Adjustments & Tax Changes For 2021. Here’s What You Need to Know

On Tuesday, October 13, 2020, the Social Security Administration released important facts and figures for 2021 – including cost-of-living adjustments (COLA) for retirees and tax changes for the currently employed.  As Social Security continues to contribute a large portion of monthly income for many, we thought this information would be timely.

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Wondering What the 2020 Elections Might Mean for You?

Wondering What the 2020 Elections Might Mean for You?

The Election is finally over (at least mostly), and we are busy analyzing the outcomes of the Presidential and Congressional races and the possible impact on policy, the economy, the markets and your finances.  Rest assured we are gathering the latest thoughts of economists, strategists and money managers, and evaluating whether any changes might be required in our planning work with clients or our management of your portfolio.  In the meantime, we thought you might find the following Q&A about the election results interesting and informative.

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