The holiday season and year’s end motivate many people to give charitably, whether by donating money to a specific cause, volunteering at a local food bank, or providing gifts to families in need, as examples. However, teaching your children the meaning behind giving, and instilling philanthropy as a family value can be done throughout the year. We offer suggestions on how to go about teaching charitable giving to your youngsters and teens.Read More
Have you ever contemplated helping out a family member or someone you love financially with a gift or loan? While it’s wonderful to be able to help a loved one, especially if they’re in need, it’s important to ensure that you’re financially able to do so. Furthermore, the gift or loan must be appropriately structured for tax and family reasons. Here’s what you need to know about family gifts and loans.Read More
First established in the 1930s, Donor Advised Funds (DAFs) have become increasingly popular in recent years. By 2017, there were 463,622 individual Donor Advised Funds in the US, holding more than $110 billion in assets . Giving from DAFs now accounts for around 8.3% of all individual gifting in America today .
For clients intent on sharing wealth through a planned giving strategy, or for those seeking to optimize charitable deductions following tax reform, a Donor Advised Fund can be a useful tool. SageVest Wealth Management discusses the basics of Donor Advised Funds (DAFs).Read More
It seems like one minute you’re proudly holding your new grandchild in your arms, and the next they’re heading off to college. As the College Board’s annual report, ‘Trends In College Pricing’ highlights, that college experience comes with a high price tag nowadays. If supporting your grandchild’s academic success is important to you, here are 6 ways you can help with your grandkid’s college costs.Read More
Reviewing your finances regularly helps to ensure that all your money decisions remain aligned, both with each other and with your broader life and wealth goals. If you have finance-related questions, SageVest Wealth Management is a valuable resource. Our menu of services is extensive and we can help with a wide range of wealth considerations for you and your loved ones.Read More
The New Year offers the chance for a fresh outlook on life and a new beginning. Setting financial New Year’s resolutions can help you kick off the year on a strong footing, relative to your personal goals, career objectives, family priorities, health and wellbeing, lifetime dreams, and more. SageVest Wealth Management offers our top ten 2019 financial New Year resolutions to help you enjoy a happy, healthy, and wealthy New Year.Read More
SageVest Wealth Management is grateful for the special relationship that we enjoy throughout the year with each of our clients, allied professionals, and others. We extend our best wishes for a safe and joyful season for you and your loved ones, and healthy, happy and prosperous New Year.
We also express our gratitude through our company’s year-end gifts to a number of worthy causes. We’re delighted to announce this year’s winners of the ‘SageVest Seasonal Survey 2018’. Each of the following non-profit organizations will receive a financial donation from our firm.Read More
Wealth brings with it a multitude of opportunities. For many clients, this includes the ability to give back. SageVest Wealth Management always recommends researching a charity carefully before making a donation, and especially when adding it to your longer term philanthropic plans. Research helps ensure that your gift is used in a meaningful and impactful way. Here’s a quick list of questions to consider when researching a charity.Read More
SageVest Wealth Management is a top-ranked, fee-only financial advisory firm with a family focus. Our financial literacy site, SageVest Kids, offers parents a wealth of resources to teach kids about money, including financial activities by age.
As the holiday season approaches, if you’re looking for something more, consider giving your kids the gift of financial education and entertainment, with one of these fun financial board games for kids, tweens, and teens.Read More
SageVest Wealth Management is consistently ranked as a top wealth manager in the Washington, DC area. Our clients recognize the benefits of working with a financial advisor firm that blends customized investment management and comprehensive financial planning into a cohesive approach towards personal financial success. We’re pleased to announce that our commitment to our clients has again been recognized with a DC Top Wealth Manager award for 2018.Read More