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Took Their Ball and Went Home: Staying in Play with Job-Creators

Valentine’s Day was tough on New Yorkers who hoped to benefit from the more than 20,000 new jobs from Amazon’s move there (not to mention all the additional jobs from construction and supporting the new employees).

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5 Tips for When the Markets Get Rocky

By Josh Nelson, Wealth Advisor Many investors are familiar with the emotional impact that often comes with market volatility. When stock markets swing in extreme directions or change suddenly, investors can feel anxious and make decisions based on emotion that can hurt their pocket. This is a natural reaction when the markets are volatile, especially when the future seems uncertain and negative news headlines are abundant.

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Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Changed Things More Than You Realize

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act made a lot of changes. It was the single largest tax reform bill in nearly 30 years. However, the impact of the TCJA might be a lot broader than most realize. Almost every small business owner in the country is impacted by a new tax deduction called 199A.

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Digital Assets – You Already Own Some, Whether You Know What They Are Or Not

By Jamie Hopkins Recently I gave a presentation to a large group, over 300 in attendance. I asked the group, “How many of you own a digital currency?” Only about three or four hands went up. I was shocked.

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The 5 Phases of Pre-Retirement

By Josh Nelson, Wealth Advisor Retirement is one of the most important life events you will experience, and getting it right takes wise planning. With a sound intellectual framework, and some assistance from a qualified professional, you can help ensure that you are ready to retire when the day comes.

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7 Year-End Planning Tips from a Wealth Planner

Published by Mark Petersen, Vice President Affluent Wealth Planning The holidays are upon us, so that must mean it’s time for year-end income tax planning, right? In the past, I would have said yes, but that changed 12 months ago when the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) of 2017 was passed.

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Don’t Miss These 7 End-of-Year Financial Planning Tips

By Josh Nelson, Wealth Advisor The end of the year is quickly closing in, and there is nobetter time than now to take inventory of your financial situation. Evaluating,budgeting, and planning your finances is not a static activity, but rather endeavors that need attention on a regular basis in order to be successful.

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Thank you!

By: Josh Nelson We’ve had so many referrals from our clients this year, so I wanted to take a moment to tell you how grateful we are for all of you and the people you’ve introduced to us!

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The 4 Pitfalls of No Plan

There are some things in life you just can’t plan for: an unexpected illness, job loss, death of spouse, disability…While these major events can impact your life, having an effective game plan can help ensure that it doesn’t ruin your financial well-being.

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Top 5 Apps to Save You Money

Top 5 Apps to Save You Money By Josh Nelson, Wealth Advisor The smartphone has become the one-stop-shop when it comes to consumer demands. It feels like there is an app for almost everything. With the influx of unique and intuitive apps, there is no better time in history to take advantage of finance-related technology. We’ve rounded up our favorite apps to help calculate budgets, curb overspending and avoid late payments. Here are our top five recommendations:

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