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HOW TO VET A FINANCIAL ADVISOR

HOW TO VET A FINANCIAL ADVISOR

I have worked in the financial services industry for over 30 years.  What I have learned is that it is very difficult for the typical consumer to distinguish between a good financial advisor and a bad one. A bad financial advisor could cost you hundreds of thousands of dollars over the course of your relationship.  … Continue reading

A TAXING TIME

A TAXING TIME

Tax rates are at historical lows with capital gains rates at 15% and ordinary income tax rates at 10-35%.  What a lot of people don’t realize is that in times past, capital gains rates have been as high as 77% with the top ordinary income tax rate as high as 94%.  Add to this estate taxes … Continue reading