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Reframing Your Resolution Mindset

Cleaning up personal finances remains one of the top resolutions every New Year. But we all know what happens to such self-promises … life gets busy, our motivation fades, and before you know it, the year is half over, and your goal is no closer than when you started. If you’ve found yourself in a…

Unclaimed Property and Retirement Benefits

Unclaimed Property According to the National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators, 1 in 10 has unclaimed property, and over $3 billion is returned each year. Unclaimed property can include uncashed paychecks, checking and savings accounts, stock, safety deposit box contents, insurance payments, etc. To search for your unclaimed property, follow these steps: Access the website:…

Market Update: February 25, 2022

It has been a rough start to the year for risk assets with the S&P 500 off 11%+ and U.S. growth stocks down even more. Both the Fed’s hawkish pivot and the Russia/Ukraine conflict have weighed on risk assets. We haven’t seen a 10% correction in the S&P 500 since March 2020, and we only…

Market Update: February 15th, 2022

Market Update The U.S. economy continued to grow at a fast pace. 4th quarter 2021 data showed that the U.S. economy grew 5.7% for all 2021, the most significant increase since 1984 (1). 2021′s strong growth created a lot of good outcomes, including a record 6.4 million jobs and higher wages to workers. But it…

Reminders as you Prepare your 2021 Taxes

As you or your tax preparer start to work on your 2021 taxes, there are a few things we wanted to remind you. 1099s – TD Ameritrade is releasing 1099s in waves. The most recent wave of 1099s was released on February 11th and the final wave will be released on February 17th. There may…

Washington State Long Term Care Tax on Pause

The Washington State Long Term Care Tax of 0.58% that was poised to start on January 1, 2022 has been paused until July 2023. Governor Inslee signed two bills relating to the tax, also referred to as the WA Cares Tax. Many questions and criticisms lead to the pause. Additional bills were introduced as well.…

2021 1099 Release Information

TD Ameritrade 1099 Release Information TD Ameritrade is releasing 1099s in waves: The first wave will be released on January 21, 2022 The second wave will be released on February 4, 2022 The third wave will be released on February 11, 2022 The fourth wave will be released on February 17, 2022 You can find…

New Client Portal Experience

We are excited to announce that we will be upgrading your financial portal to provide a more consolidated and seamless experience. Here’s what you can expect: 1. A New, Modern Interface: How we interact with the many screens around us is always evolving and improving. Our new interface takes advantage of the latest trends to…

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New Client Portal Experience

Changes Coming in Early 2022 to Your Financial Portal

What We are Thankful For

Changes Coming in Early 2022 to Your Financial Portal

Market Commentary

Market Update: May 2022

2022 1st Quarter Investment Commentary

Market Update: February 25, 2022

2021 4th Quarter Investment Commentary

2021 3rd Quarter Commentary

Retirement Planning

Student Loan Update

Unclaimed Property and Retirement Benefits

Medicare Open Enrollment for 2022 Begins October 15

Taking Advantage of Employer-Sponsored Retirement Plans

The Huge Cost of Doing Nothing

Tax Planning

Reminders as you Prepare your 2021 Taxes

Washington State Long Term Care Tax on Pause

2021 1099 Release Information

2022 Key Financial Data

2021 Year-End Tax Planning

Cyber Security

Cybersecurity 101

New Changes to Web-Portal Password Requirements

Equifax Data Breach Update: Make a claim today

Cybersecurity 101

Beware of Phishing