This is the eighth and final blog in the Divorce and Finances series, addressing common questions I hear as a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA) during the pre- and post-divorce process. This blog will address alimony in New Jersey. A podcast version of this blog series [...]
For a non-profit board or investment committee of a nonprofit, creating a sound investment policy and managing an investment portfolio with a fiduciary responsibility is complex and time consuming. Without the proper attention or expertise, a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit (or their board members) can run into legal [...]
At the beginning of 2021, Wells Fargo announced a reduction in service for international clients . The most significant changes are reported to occur on September 30, 2021.The most impacted Wells Fargo customers include U.S. citizens living abroad (U.S. Expats), green card holders returning to their [...]
Round Table Wealth Management Director, Portfolio Advisor Steve Saunders was recently quoted in an article by Forbes discussing the cause of the recent increase in inflation. Due to the economic impacts of the coronavirus in 2020, economic data shows stark year-over-year changes that may not [...]
This is the seventh blog in the Divorce and Finances series, addressing common questions I hear as a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA) during the pre- and post-divorce process. This blog will address questions regarding personal finances after a divorce settlement. A podcast version of this [...]
Virtual currencies represent an innovation in financial services, products and technology that has the potential to support a more efficient and transparent global commerce by proposing lower transaction costs and rapid availability of cash. In spite of the aforementioned benefits, before engaging in virtual currency transactions, investors should have a clear understanding of what they are, how they can be utilized and what are some of the tax ramifications to U.S. taxpayers. This article addresses a few of the basic concepts of virtual currencies, such as blockchain and mining, as well as how the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) treats the most common virtual currency transactions.
Presenters will include partner, Bruce Hyde, CPA, MS, wealth advisor, Fred Behrens, CFP® and wealth advisor, Anthony Rosetti, CFA®. Round Table Wealth Management is a New York based independent registered investment advisory firm founded twenty years ago and now manage in excess of $1.3 billion of assets.
A discussion on the current state of capital markets, the macroeconomic environment, and the top concerns facing markets today. The team will also outline their outlook across asset classes and address how the firm is positioning client portfolios for the months ahead.
American expats around the world many obstacles to successfully growing their wealth. These cross-border financial planning issues are complex, but do not have to be overwhelming.
The way women interact with money and wealth is rapidly changing; they are demanding more involvement in their financial affairs and making much more educated decisions. You don’t want to be told what to do. You want a clear plan and to understand what you have and why you have it. This can sometimes leave you feeling overwhelmed and paralyzed. If this speaks to you, take a one-hour break from your busy schedule and come join our Women of Clarity™ group as they walk you through a unique dialogue with guest speaker, Nikki Gangemi and the CALM™ Method, a four-step exercise that helps harness control over emotions, get rid of unwanted thoughts and maintain a tranquil state of mind so you can move forward with ease!
Navigating Today’s Economic And Policy Environment For Investing With Chief Economic Strategist Dr. Mickey Levy
A virtual discussion featuring famed economist Dr. Mickey Levy. Round Table Wealth Management invites you to our discussion series hosted by Steven J. Giacona, and Robert Davis. Dr. Levy will share his macroeconomic insights on navigating today's economic and policy environment for investing.
Come join guest speaker Kevin E Packman, partner at Holland & Knight and our very own Frederic Behrens JD, CFP® and Marianne Rodriguez CFP® as they navigate throughout some of the most common issues when it comes to international estate planning. This presentation will be structured around multiple real-life planning examples.
Retirement assets are an important issue in any divorce proceeding. After the marital home, retirement assets often represent the largest category of marital assets to be divided in a divorce settlement. These assets can include 401(k)s, 403(b)s, IRAs and pension benefits provided by an employer’s defined [...]
U.S. taxpayers living in the United Kingdom must carefully understand the impact of U.S. and UK tax laws on their investment portfolio. From a U.S. tax perspective, it is essential to invest using U.S. listed investments to avoid the complicated and tax costly U.S. passive foreign investment company (PFIC) tax regime. On the UK tax side, the HMRC reporting fund regulations further restricts tax-efficient options for U.S. taxpayers who are also UK tax residents.
Finding the capital to make investments, whether into your business or other traditional investments, can often be challenging. The more stringent lending rules emanating from the latest economic downturn have made it even more difficult. For many investors, the equity in their home represents a significant source of untapped [...]
Both brokers and investment advisors are licensed professionals who assist investors with their financial goals and objectives. Brokers are regulated by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) while investment advisors are regulated by either the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) or their home state regulatory body, depending on the advisor’s [...]
With the recent increases in interest rates, many investors begin to question their allocations to fixed income. These questions and doubts are not without reason: bond values move in the opposite direction as interest rates, so if rates continue to increase, it is only natural to assume that bond [...]
Despite gaining widespread popularity, Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs) are not an all-encompassing solution; they are just another “tool in the toolbox.” For the do-it-yourself investor, ETF investing has a variety of shortcomings and presents unique challenges: ETFs cannot help an investor determine the proper asset allocation The sheer size [...]
We hope you are enjoying summer! The “dog days of summer” were not discouraging the markets as they continued their upward trajectory with all major equity and fixed income indices generating positive performance for the quarter. As inflation concerns waned, growth equities rebounded and outperformed value-style investments by 6.7% [...]
Capital markets provided mixed returns during the first quarter as value-style indices advanced, growth-style indices lagged and fixed income markets declined. A confluence of factors is creating both tailwinds and headwinds in the markets: Approved stimulus measures and proposed infrastructure spending combined with expanding COVID-19 vaccine deployments and easing [...]
We would like to first acknowledge and offer our heartfelt condolences and thoughts to those that lost loved ones or suffered economic hardship during this ongoing pandemic. It was a year like no other. Winston Churchill once said, “If you are going through hell, keep going.” We agree: stay safe, [...]
“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of light, it was the season of darkness, it was [...]
First, we hope you and your family are happy, healthy and enjoying some return to normal life. We have all come very far since the onset of the pandemic and our collective strength and resolve to continue safe habits will see us through. Capital markets rebounded strongly in the [...]
First and foremost, we hope you and your families are safe and healthy. These are indeed unprecedented times and unprecedented actions are being taken to combat the societal and economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. As people across the U.S. practice social distancing and “sheltering in place,” we understand [...]