Tax season. Those two words can launch a wide range of emotions, largely dependent on whether you will receive a refund or owe money to the IRS and/or your state when your tax return is filed.Read More
At one time or another, we all have likely heard someone longing for the “good old days.” It is quite common to look back nostalgically at simpler times when we had less stress and fewer responsibilities.
While there are certainly advantages to growing up and getting older, we can glean some financial wisdom from the things we learned as kindergarteners.Read More
At the beginning of every new year, there are many opportunities to reflect on the past year and plan for the year ahead. Whether or not you have made New Year’s resolutions in the past, consider making at least one this year: Resolve to create a budget and stick to it.Read More
Did you know that women are more likely to give to charity, tend to give more to charity, and are more likely to volunteer compared to men?
Based on survey results published by Fidelity Charitable, women are also more likely than men to seek advice from professionals when making decisions about their charitable giving.Read More
Tax season is upon us, and many investors may receive an unpleasant surprise on the 1099 forms from their investment accounts. Box 2a on Form 1099-DIV reports total capital gain distributions from mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs). These distributions represent gains realized by the funds and are taxed as long-term capital gains in the year they are paid to the investors. Translated into plain English: you have to pay tax on capital gain distributions.
Typically, activelyRead More