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Holiday Client Mixer & Charity Event 2018

On November  20th we had our annual Holiday Client Mixer and Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Foundation Fundraiser. This year was our largest donation year to date – clients donated 100s of toys and over $2,500 in gift cards.  We hosted the event at our headquarters, clients enjoyed food, drinks, old movies, meeting each other, each…

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Mary Poppins Returns Client Event

On December 19th we had an amazing Client Event at the Flourtown Movie Tavern!   We invited our valued clients to join us for a viewing of the new Mary Poppins Returns movie with complimentary adult beverages, sodas, milkshakes, popcorn and candy!   We were so happy to have a chance to see everyone during…

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Founders Lisa and Daniel Barram Meet Michael Kitces

This past week our Founders, Lisa and Daniel Barram, had the great opportunity to attend a meeting where Michael Kitces was a featured speaker. Michael holds 8 graduate degrees and designations including Certified Financial Planner, Chartered Financial Consultant, Registered Health Underwriter. He holds 17 years in the Financial Planning field and has conducted over 50 Annual Speaking Engagements.…

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The Estate, Gift, & GST exemption amounts have changed.

  Important Updates: The Estate, Gift, and GST exemption amounts have changed.   The IRS has just released revised inflation-adjusted amounts based on chained CPI as directed in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Most numbers remained the same, including all income tax brackets. Here are the changes: The Estate Tax exemption amount for 2018…

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Fiduciary vs. Broker – What’s the difference?

Retirement, Holistic Planning, Retirement Planning, 401(k), Annuities, Investing, Financial Services, Financial Future, Savings Account, Retirement Savings, Lisa Barram, Retirement Prosperity Group, Daniel Barram, Fiduciary

In the past few months, we have seen a rise in use of popular “designations” with the word Fiduciary in the title and I realize this may lead you to believe that someone who calls themselves, for example, an “Accredited Investment Fiduciary” is, in fact, acting as a Fiduciary, but that is not necessarily the case.    Unfortunately, this designation does…

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2017 Year-End Tax Tips: Maximize Your Return

As of this writing, Congress is attempting to reform our tax code. While changes are common with every new presidential administration, an initiative so transforming as to be called “tax reform” is quite unusual — the last major tax overhaul happened during the Reagan administration in 1986.1 According to Fox News, some who may benefit…

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Trends in Nursing Homes: Cultural Fit

If you or a loved one needs nursing home care, wouldn’t it be nice to live in one that triggered fond memories and felt like coming home? A new trend in nursing homes is to create a community of similarly situated residents, such as those of a particular faith, ethnicity or even an alumni group.…

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2 Ways to Allocate Assets

The two dominant philosophies of asset allocating assets are strategic and tactical. The former is best for building wealth when the economic picture brightens, and the latter is better for dealing with uncertainty. Whichever method you favor, diversification is still the way to go. Both asset allocation methods developed from the landmark studies by Gary…

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