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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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Do I Need Life Insurance?

Who depends on you? Family, employees, charitable organizations? How would they be provided for if you died and your income stopped? Life insurance is a way to transfer this risk to an insurance company. Here’s a simple breakdown of the types and applications of life insurance.

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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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Out of Your Estate, Not Out of Reach

Can we reduce our estate tax bill without losing access to our assets? When properly coordinated, strategies like these can help move assets out of your estate without putting them entirely out of reach!

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Case Studies – Which Assets to Spend & Which to Pass On

Part two in our What to Spend & What to Pass On series – three case studies to demonstrate how to apply these principles with a variety of primary objectives.

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