News and Commentary
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September 21, 2023
The Changing Landscape of 529 Plans
In recent years, there have been numerous policy changes related to 529 plans. Learn more about these changes and the implications for 529 plan owners and beneficiaries.
September 19, 2023
Online Access Estate Organizer
Estate Organizer, a new financial wellness tool available in Online Access, allows clients to manage estate planning documents and contacts, so loved ones, beneficiaries, and personal representatives know exactly what to do. Watch this video to learn more:
September 16, 2023
Tax & Estate Planning Virtual Seminar
Whether it’s the possibility of tax laws changing soon or recent updates impacting inherited retirement accounts, there’s a lot to consider when it comes to tax and estate planning. Join us for this exclusive virtual seminar where we will explore what to do before the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act sunsets, estate & gift planning strategies, charitable gifting, and income tax planning opportunities, as well as new provisions in Secure Act & Secure Act 2.0, types of beneficiaries and the new 10-year payout, using trusts as beneficiaries, and incorporating Secure Act & Secure Act 2.0 within your financial plan.
Research & Insights
Access our latest research and insights covering market news, financial planning topics, and more.
September Investment Perspectives
In this issue we take a look at BRICS+ and potential investment opportunities, determine if bond market supply matters, and discuss why September is a more worrisome month for stocks than October.
Are You Incorporating Secure Act 2.0 Provisions into Your Financial Plan?
SECURE Act 2.0 is designed not only to make it easier for employers to adopt and administer retirement plans, but also to help individuals save for retirement. There are nearly 100 provisions in this new legislation. Some of these, which are in place now or will become effective in coming years, are highlighted below.
Outlook 2023: Mid-Year Update
In our initial Outlook 2023 publication, we offered a thesis around the concept of two-way risk.