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Should You Worry About the Spike in Inflation?

Does the recent inflation spike mean you’ll have to make lifestyle changes? Are we about to return to the 80’s-era inflation? Prices climbed 6.8% in the last 12 months, the biggest jump in almost 40 years. So, what’s happening? And, more importantly, should you be concerned?

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What to Do (and Not Do) for Year-end Planning, Tax Reform & Q3 in Review

With income and estate tax changes on the horizon, consider these strategies to adapt your planning if reform is passed. But don’t let the tax tail wag the planning dog!

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How to Prepare for the Biden Income Tax Increases

The Biden administration has proposed a variety of tax changes. Revisions to income taxes are likely to affect many taxpayers. Here’s a summary of the most notable proposals and strategies to consider if they are passed into law.

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How to Prepare for the Biden Estate Tax Increases

The Biden administrations has proposed big tax law changes, with some of the most sweeping changes being made to taxes on assets passed on at death, often called estate taxes. Here’s a summary of the most notable proposals and strategies to consider if they are passed into law.

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Tax Reform, Markets & Inflation, Q2 in Review

The second quarter built on much of the encouraging economic progress we saw in the first quarter. States moved to being nearly fully open, markets advanced, and we learned more about probable tax reforms.

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