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The Biden Agenda for Estate Plans More Costly for The Rich and Not-So-Rich

With Democrats in control of the Senate and House the likelihood of passing legislation in line with President-elect Biden’s agenda for estate plans has increased. While there are a number of proposed changes, there are two that are most significant. First, the amount of assets an individual can pass estate tax free to heirs may be substantially reduced. Second, capital gains taxes may be imposed on all estates with appreciated assets. This means that even individuals who are “not rich” will suffer some tax consequences at death.

By |2021-01-14T18:11:14+00:00January 14th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

New York Passes Best Interest Regs for Life Insurance

The financial services industry is attempting to move away from harmful sales practices toward more customer-friendly standards. Much has been written about the Securities and Exchange Commission's Regulation Best Interest adopted in June 2019 that governs the sale of investments. [...]

By |2019-09-18T21:38:21+00:00September 18th, 2019|In the News|Comments Off on New York Passes Best Interest Regs for Life Insurance

Are Your Financial Decisions Rational or Irrational? – The Debate Between Mr. Spock and Homer Simpson

This may surprise you, but humans are not always rational in how we make financial decisions! In the past, economists thought that humans only looked at financial issues from an entirely rational perspective. However, in more recent years, a [...]

By |2019-07-15T14:33:40+00:00March 27th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Are Your Financial Decisions Rational or Irrational? – The Debate Between Mr. Spock and Homer Simpson

Guide to Giving: When to Give

You have reached a point in your life where philanthropy is important to you. Financial success has been achieved and you now want to give back. You may not be sure, however, how much [...]

By |2019-05-21T19:00:48+00:00December 18th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Guide to Giving: When to Give

Guide to Giving: What to Give

This is the second article in a Guide to Giving blog series by contributing editor Richard B. Freeman. Richard is a Senior Director, Wealth Advisor at Round Table Wealth Management and a member of [...]

By |2019-05-21T18:49:12+00:00October 16th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Guide to Giving: What to Give