Savant Blog

Savant offers perspective on a variety of topics. Entries range from current events to timeless insights in the world of finance and investments.

26 Sep
September 26, 2018

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.

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27 Jul
July 27, 2018

It was the first year of my marriage in 1991 and I was driving home from work listening to a call-in program. The host asked listeners to give the best advice they had ever received to help them stay motivated. It could be for anything: setting goals, maintaining a healthy diet, exercising, having positive relationships, handling money, etc.

One of the callers offered that he followed the 6 F’s — Faith, Family, Friends, Fun, Fitness, and Finances.

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19 Jul
July 19, 2018

As the old saying goes, “there are only two things certain in life – death and taxes.” Because everyone has to face these realities sooner or later, taking time to implement certain tax planning strategies and create or review your estate plan, can save you money and provide peace of mind, both now and in the future.

First, let’s talk taxes.

While we all have to pay our dues to Uncle Sam each year, there are several planning strategies that can help

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