Even if Congress doesn’t extend the IRA-to-charity provision, it’s still advantageous to direct your RMD to charity. We explain in this week’s Tax Tip.
Deciding to participate in your 401(k) is easy, but you still have to make it work for you. Start by managing risk. Learn all about it in this week’s Financial Tip.
In today’s Marietta Daily Journal: When selecting a minor as your beneficiary, it is wise to consider placing the assets in a trust. Read the Article
Self-employed individuals have unique opportunities to lower their taxes through income splitting and shifting. We explain in this week’s Business Tip.
Indices closed out fractionally mixed on Thursday. The Dow added marginal gains while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq shed some points. Trading action ended fairly flat today on a variety of economic news. Cisco led advancers on the Dow. The tech titan tacked on 3.3% following the release of better-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings details.
Don’t be surprised if a review of your life insurance shows you may need to replace or exchange your policy. Learn more in this week’s Insurance Tip.
Indices closed with mixed moves on Wednesday. The Dow ended flat. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq added some points. Consumer stocks such as Amazon, Nike, Starbucks and Costco took a breather. Energy brands such as Exxon Mobil, Chevron, Halliburton, and ConocoPhillips stepped up on a jump in crude oil.