Family Financial Tips During Covid-19 (Oct 2, 2020)

Parents are facing immeasurable challenges during Covid-19 as they juggle work, family, school, health and finances. Some families are finding that they’re saving money during Covid-19, but many are watching their expenses increase, or they’re wondering how much they can spend to “survive” the pandemic. Worse, some parents are questioning how they can continue to work. On our sister site, SageVest Kids, we offer several financial aspects to consider as you navigate this difficult time. Read full article here.

 

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The Pros and Cons of Transfer On Death (TOD) Accounts (Apr 29, 2020)

When it comes to estate planning, it’s easy to opt for the fastest, simplest and cheapest path forward. Sometimes that includes using transfer on death (TOD) or payable on death (POD) account registrations to avoid probate and other expenses. However, there are some major pitfalls to this account registration strategy. We review the pros and cons of transfer on death accounts.

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How To Manage Financially During The Coronavirus (Mar 30, 2020)

The coronavirus has dramatically disrupted our economy and society in a matter of a few short weeks. While it’s hard to find something positive in all of the tragic headlines, we think it’s important to recognize that public and private sectors have put forth a massive level of support in a very short time. More assistance is likely on the way, but here’s what you need to know now if you’re affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19), whether you’re an employee, an employer or retired.

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How The SECURE Act Affects You (Jan 6, 2020)

2020 brings a number of changes to IRA and retirement plans as a result of the SECURE Act, signed into law in late 2019. The changes are broad, impacting virtually everyone, whether you’re a student, younger, older, preparing for retirement, in retirement, an employee or an employer. Here are the top aspects you need to know about how the SECURE Act affects you.

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Fee-Only vs. Fee-Based Advisors: Knowing What You’re Paying (Dec 10, 2019)

When searching for a financial advisor you may come across the terms fee-only and fee-based. While the names are similar, the two approaches are fundamentally different, and can greatly affect the quality of the financial advice you receive. Here we discuss the key differences, and the questions you should ask when interviewing a prospective advisor.

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2019 Year-End Tax Planning Tips (Nov 18, 2019)

SageVest Wealth Management works proactively throughout the year to advise clients how taxes may impact your wealth strategies and broader financial considerations. As the year draws to a close, we focus our attention on year-end tax planning, with a reminder that some tax strategies have recently changed as a result of tax reforms.

Please contact us before December 10 to discuss any of the opportunities below. This allows adequate time for planning and implementation of appropriate tax-planning strategies.

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Money & Millennials: Future Financial Changes You Should Plan For (May 9, 2019)

The Class of 2019 is the final graduating class of the best-educated generation in American history: Millennials. Whether you’re a recent graduate or now established in a career, we recommend that you maintain your focus on education – financial education, that is. Now’s the time to sit down and consider how to prepare financially for the opportunities, challenges, and changes that your lifetime may encompass. Following are a number of future financial changes you should plan for.

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The Most Common Financial Scams And How To Avoid Them (Feb 21, 2019)

It’s an unfortunate fact that there are criminals out there whose only job is to part you from your hard-earned wealth. They work around the clock, operating a variety of common financial scams designed to steal your personal information and/or your money. To protect your assets from exploitation, you need to remain vigilant. SageVest Wealth Management describes some of the most common financial scams and how to avoid them.

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