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The Ukraine Russia Conflict & the Global Economy

The Ukraine Russia Conflict & the Global Economy

The Russian invasion of Ukraine is concerning in many ways. As with every event like this, the Russia-Ukraine conflict brings uncertainty. However, we’ve seen similar situations and conflicts in the past, so history has some valuable insights that may provide some reassurance.

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Inflation and the Federal Reserve

Inflation and the Federal Reserve

Inflation hit 7% in 2021, the highest one year increase we’ve seen since 1982 and the Federal Reserve is taking action. Why and how does this work? We take a look at this question in this week’s article.

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How Do I Reduce Estate Taxes?

How Do I Reduce Estate Taxes?

Are you worried about estate taxes eating into your wealth, leaving less for your family or charities you care about? Unsure what you can do or where to start? Use these 5 steps to make and maintain your plan to reduce estate taxes.

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2021 Wins and Milestones + Some of Our Favorite Books

2021 Wins and Milestones + Some of Our Favorite Books

Another year in the books! While our world hasn’t returned to the pre-pandemic normal that many of us long for, we’re all adjusting to the “new normal” as best we can. Thankfully, our Alterra team has been able to get some of our favorite moments back, including in-person meetings and the privilege of hosting many of you in our office for the first time in more than a year!

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Should You Worry About the Spike in Inflation?

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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