Education Planning

The best investment you will ever make will be in the education you provide to a loved one.

Whether for your own children, or possibly your grandchildren, our belief is that the best investment you’ll ever make is the investment you make in a loved one’s education. College costs increase each and every year, and the numbers are staggering when you project out 18-years. Setting aside money to cover these costs is something that should be done separately and independent from your other investment and planning strategies. Our education planning reports provide you with a detailed “all-in” cost analysis of in-state, out-of-state, and private universities of your choice. Then we work with you to implement the plan in the most tax-efficient manner.

Epic Insights

Jan 24, 2022

What is a relationship with a financial advisor worth to an investor? A study by Vanguard, one of the world’s largest money managers, attempts to answer that question. Vanguard’s whitepaper concludes that when an investor works with an advisor and receives professional investment advice, they may see a net portfolio return about 3% higher over … Continue reading “Measuring the Value of a Financial Advisor”

Jan 21, 2022

Information vs. instinct. When it comes to investment choices, many people believe they have a “knack” for choosing good investments. But what exactly is that “knack” based on? The fact is, the choices we make with our assets can be strongly influenced by factors, many of them emotional, that we may not even be aware … Continue reading “Making Investment Choices”

Jan 19, 2022

At some point in our lives, we may inherit a home or another form of real property. In such instances, we need to understand some of the jargon involving inherited real estate. What does “cost basis” mean? What is a “step-up?” What is the home sale tax exclusion, and  what kind of tax break does … Continue reading “Explaining the Basis of Inherited Real Estate”

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