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Thursday, November 10, 2022

Happy November. As we move into the season of giving thanks, we can all feel thankful for a bit of good news about the markets. Stocks soared during October, with value stocks outperforming growth as earnings season kicked into high...

Thursday, September 15, 2022

As you probably heard on the news, President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 on August 16. Among other things, the legislation includes various initiatives such as locking in the American Rescue Plan health coverage...

Monday, August 15, 2022

While most people would agree that “leaving the world a better place than we found it” is a worthy goal, many find that it’s not the easiest task to accomplish. Aside from adhering to the “reduce, reuse,...

Monday, June 13, 2022

It’s hard to ignore current news about persistent market volatility, and we’re guessing this has resulted in some anxiety about what (if anything) you should be doing. Please be assured that we are actively monitoring the...

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

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Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Brian Carr, CFP®, AIF®, one of our leading Financial Advisors in Raleigh, NC, was interviewed by WNCN today regarding the NC Powerball. Brian shared a few tips for the lucky winner. What would you do with $455 million?

Thursday, January 20, 2022

When you have a major life event such as getting married, having a child, or buying a home, your financial situation and priorities may change. As your life changes, your financial decisions must stay in line with your goals, values,...

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Preparing for retirement just got a little more financial wiggle room. This week, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced new contribution limits for 2022.Staying put for 2022 are traditional Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs)...

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Medicare’s annual open enrollment period begins October 15 and ends December 7. During this time, current Medicare beneficiaries have the option to adjust their coverage for the coming year. Any changes to your plan will go into...

Friday, September 17, 2021

Over the last year, many have seen their lives impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The ways in which we work, live, and communicate have drastically changed, to say the least.It’s difficult to predict what other aspects of life...

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

On July 6, oil prices reached a six-year high of $76.98 a barrel. This benchmark came as the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and allies failed to reach an agreement regarding an increase in production.1This...

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

When you have a major life event such as getting married, having a child, or buying a home, your financial situation and priorities may change. As your life changes, your financial decisions must stay in line with your goals, values,...

Thursday, June 17, 2021

Recently, there’s been a lot of noise about the Biden Administration’s American Jobs Plan, commonly referred to as the ‘infrastructure bill.’ We’ve heard a lot about infrastructure over the few years, and...

Friday, May 14, 2021

Saving money is a bit like eating healthy, you know you should eat your veggies but it’s hard to resist indulging in something a bit more fun. Like making healthy choices, a tax refund can present the opportunity to splurge but,...

Friday, April 16, 2021

The U.S. continues to make progress against COVID-19 with many businesses reopening across the country. Vaccine eligibility has widened or will soon be widened in all 50 states, over 3 million vaccine doses are being administered...

Friday, March 19, 2021

Preparing your taxes can be a real drag. It can feel like tax day looms over your spring! Well, fear not: the IRS has given you another month to file your taxes!The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service has announced that...

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

When investors think about risk, 2008 is usually the first thing that comes to mind. And for good reason. It was the worst year that most investors alive today have ever experienced. With dividends included, the S&P 500® Index lost...

Friday, February 19, 2021

Recently, the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a $900 billion COVID-19 relief bill that provides greater unemployment benefits and additional stimulus payments to individuals and families, as well as more...

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

As we’ve seen, data breaches, such as the Russian-based SolarWinds attack that was announced late last year, can have major impact on online security. In light of these recent data breaches, we wanted to send along some tips to...

Friday, December 18, 2020

We wish you a very happy new year! As we close in on year-end, a common topic of conversation amongst friends and family is what resolutions they vow to make in the new year. One of the top kind of resolutions deal with finances in...

Saturday, November 21, 2020

As the leaves fall and the sweaters come out, autumn is typically the time of year when many are feeling the financial effects of vacation-packed summers. This year there’s likely an additional element impacting you...

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Socially conscious investors are interested in creating financial portfolios that reflect their values. Watch this video to learn about ESG and how it can help you select your investments.

Thursday, September 17, 2020

At some point in life, you’ll be in the market to buy something that costs big bucks. No matter the purchase, sometimes the decision can be hard to make. Here are three things you should ask yourself before you spend your...

Thursday, August 13, 2020

While COVID-19 cases continue to rise globally, a bright spot on the horizon is continued vaccine development progress with 135 potential vaccines in testing with the possibility of being available by January. Unemployment rates are...