529 Plans Expanded In December 2017, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, a sweeping $1.5 trillion tax-cut package, became law. College students and their parents dodged a major bullet with the legislation, as initial drafts of the bill included the elimination of Coverdell Education Savings Accounts, the … [Read more...]
Windward Kansas City Financial Advisors Tax Bulletin: Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
How to Invest Sensibly In Uncertain Times
Over the last few weeks we’ve been discussing bull markets. Particularly, how different investors react to them and why it is so hard to predict when they will end. The market has been on a pretty good run over the last 8 or so years. We know this has to end, but we don’t know when. So how … [Read more...]
How should I invest in a bull market?
If you have been paying attention to financial markets for the past eight years you may have noticed that we are in a bull market. You may be wondering what you should do. If so, you are in the right place. There are three types of investors when it comes to a bull market: Overly confident … [Read more...]
The Election and Your Biases
Author: Brent Lemieux CFA® CPA No, I’m not talking about your political biases even though we all have those whether we care to admit it or not. I’m talking about your investment biases, in particular "recency bias", and how it negatively impacts our portfolios in good times and scary … [Read more...]
What’s Wrong With My “Savings”?
Author: Emily Tierney CFP® Is your savings for a new car you’ve been stashing away for? Is it for a cash reserve for emergencies? Will you use these savings for retirement income? Don’t get me wrong, having savings is fantastic but can you answer this question: What’s the purpose of your … [Read more...]