Alterra Advisors

Financial Planning for a Child with Special Needs

Planning for a child with special needs carries a range of complexities. There is no single best strategy – your situation needs a customized approach, but these strategies should help make an informed decision for your child and family.

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The Biden Tax Plan, 2020 Lessons Learned & What to Expect in 2021

2020 presented many challenges, but also opportunities and lessons learned. As we turn the page and look to 2021, we’ll look at 2020 lessons learned and what to expect in 2021.

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Should I Leave Washington State to Avoid the Estate Tax?

How much of our nest egg will be lost to estate taxes when we pass? Is there anything we can do? Would moving to another state help? Washingtonians face an additional burden because Washington adds a 10-20% state estate tax on top of federal estate taxes. So, is moving to another state the only solution? Before you put up that for sale sign, here are a few other options to consider.

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Recessions – How Bad Are They & How Long Do They Last?

Turn on the TV or scroll through a news feed in uncertain times and you’re sure to see that nasty “R” word – Recession. “How bad will this be?” “How long will this last?” It’s not uncommon to hear, “This one is different!” or “We’ve never seen this problem before!” So, what does history have to tell us about this topic?

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