Clinton v. Trump on Estate Taxes

The federal estate tax has remained unchanged since 2012, giving estate planners and their clients time to adjust to the permanent larger exemption and the portability of the exemption between spouses

August 2016 Investment Update

While second-quarter GDP growth was revised downward from 1.2% to 1.1%, economic data reported in August was solid with several indicators pointing to a strengthening economy in the third quarter...

Millennials: Tougher Road to Retirement than Parents?

When it comes to saving for retirement, many factors may contribute to Millennials needing to save more, or longer, than their parents did. But time is on your side! Let's take a look.

Brexit fallout

July 1—One thing is certain about financial markets—investors hate uncertainty. They hate being surprised. And the biggest surprise of the quarter just ended was the decision by a slim . . .

July 2016 Investment Update

The U.S. economy continues to muddle through, with the first reading of 2nd quarter GDP coming in at a disappointing 1.2%. This was only slightly above the first quarter’s revised rate of . . .

Investment Overview: 2nd Quarter 2016

As we enter the third quarter, economic conditions in the U.S. generally point to continued expansion. Importantly, consumer spending has been increasing at a solid pace after a winter slowdown. . .

June 2016 Investment Update

As we enter the third quarter, economic conditions in the U.S. generally point to continued expansion. Importantly, consumer spending has been increasing at a solid pace after a winter slowdown. . .

May 2016 Investment Update

After a sluggish first quarter, the U.S. economy is showing some signs of life as we near the end of the first half of 2016. First quarter GDP was revised upward to 0.8% from the initial . . .

The ''New'' Fiduciary Rule

Ever since the meltdown of the financial services industry in 2008, there has been concern about the standards to which investment advisors should be held. The longstanding rule has been one of . . .

April 2016 Investment Update

The U.S. economy continues its tepid expansion, reflecting mixed economic data and uninspiring global growth. First-quarter weakness has become something of a trend over the last few years, with...

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