Tag: Investments

Investing is Not A Game

| February 7, 2021 | 0 Comments

By now, you’ve almost certainly heard something about the rise (and most likely by the time you read this, fall) of the stock in the company GameStop. GameStop is a “brick and mortar” retailer that sells video games, both for console systems like Microsoft’s Xbox and Sony PlayStation, as well as board games, puzzles, etc. […]

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Hedging Your Investment Bets

| January 10, 2021 | 0 Comments

The Wall Street consensus is that 2021 should be a pretty good year. With the vaccine rollout under way, the expectation is that consumers will begin to feel more comfortable doing things they’ve put off over the past few months. Travel, entertainment, dining out and other activities should see a boom as consumers return. When […]

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Tax Efficient Investing, Part I

| April 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

For the first time in over a decade, tax rates on income and investment gains have risen. In addition, a new Net Investment Income tax has been imposed on all investment income for taxpayers whose Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) is above certain thresholds ($200,000 for single filers and $250,000 for married filers). So, given these […]

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So You’re Thinking About Retirement

| December 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

The old “rule of thumb” for retirement is that you will need about 70 percent of your pre-retirement income during retirement. This may be true for some folks, but generally we’re seeing new retirees spend 100 percent or more of their pre-retirement income during retirement. A key reason for this is that people who retire […]

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