Inflation Reduction Act: What You Should Know

08/24/2022
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Inflation Reduction Act: What You Should Know

08/24/2022
The Inflation Reduction Act, signed into law on August 16, 2022, includes health-care and energy-related provisions, a new corporate alternative minimum tax, and an excise tax on certain corporate stock buybacks. Additional funding is also provided to the IRS. Some significant provisions in the Act are discussed below.

Is the U.S. Economy in a Recession?

08/24/2022
In an early July poll, 58% of Americans said they thought the U.S. economy was in a recession, up from 53% in June and 48% in May. Yet many economic indicators, notably employment, remain strong. The current situation is unusual, and there is little consensus among economists as to whether a recession has begun or may be coming soon. Considering the high level of public concern, it may be helpful to look at how a recession is officially determined and some current indicators that suggest strength or weakness in the U.S. economy.

Caring for Your Aging Parents

05/17/2022
Caring for your aging parents is something you hope you can handle when the time comes, but it's the last thing you want to think about. Whether the time is now or somewhere down the road, there are steps that you can take to make your life (and theirs) a little easier.

Tax Planning for Income

02/11/2022
You don't want to pay more in federal income tax than you have to. Taking a long-term approach, and being strategic with the timing of deductions, are just a couple strategies that can help you keep more of your income. Read our latest article where we detail five things to consider when it comes to keeping more of your income.

Changing Jobs? Know your 401(k) Options

02/11/2022
If you've lost your job, or are changing jobs, you may be wondering what to do with your 401(k) plan account. It's important to understand your options. Knowing the answers to "What will I be entitled to?" and "Should I roll over to my new employer's plan?" will help in your planning. Find the answers in our latest article.

2022 Economic Outlook

12/22/2021
Global economic growth over the past two years largely has been affected by the mandated shutdowns and fiscal stimulus in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As the U.S. economy continues to recover in 2022, it faces headwinds of labor shortages, supply chain disruptions, and higher inflation. We evaluate the current economic environment and its implications for businesses and investors.