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RMDs For 2021: Here's What's Changing

The CARES and SECURES Acts offered financial relief during COVID-19. And though some of the benefits of these acts are no longer in effect, some of the rules within them were enacted as permanent changes in 2021. In this article, we will look at how these changes affect RMDs in 2021. Keep in mind that RMDs can be incredibly costly if processed incorrectly. Therefore, the information in this article should not serve as a substitute for personal financial advice. Always contact your financial advisor before making any changes to your personal finances.

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May 15 Is International Day of Families: 4 Ways to Teach Your Kids About Money

Named the International Day of Families by the United Nations, May 15 is a day dedicated to communities around the globe and the families that make them special. In celebration of this year’s International Day of Families, we’re sharing our top four ways to teach your kids about something that’ll stick with them for the rest of their lives - money. If you haven’t started laying the foundation for healthy money habits with your children yet, now’s the perfect time to start. Here are a few fun, stress-free ways to get every family member involved with finances.

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Understanding Inflation in 2021: What Investors Need to Know

Following a year of economic instability, it appears that many of us are turning our attention to something that’s been around for decades, but has recently piqued national interest - inflation. In fact, a recent study found that people are Googling the word “inflation” at a rapid rate, with a peak not seen since 2008.1 Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, six major stimulus bills totaling around $5.3 trillion have passed. With these efforts to alleviate pandemic-fueled financial strife, are inflation levels being impacted? Fed Chair Jerome Powell has said that inflation is likely to pick up as the economy recovers from the pandemic, but he believes it will be temporary. Powell has also stated that the central bank plans to keep short-term rates anchored near zero through 2023.2 As you consider any potential changes to inflation we may be seeing this year, here’s a reminder about what inflation is and how it can affect you and your investments.

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April Is Financial Literacy Month. Do You Have These 5 Finance Basics Down?

Working with trusted financial professionals is important when it comes to strategizing and preparing to meet your financial goals. But as most of us handle money on a daily basis, it’s important to have a good understanding of the fundamentals of financial literacy. Below we’ve identified five financial basics we think everyone should know. Understanding these important concepts can serve as a basis for your financial well-being.

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COVID-19 & Tax Season: The IRS Has Extended The 2021 Tax Filing Deadline

One year into the pandemic, Americans are continuing to strike a balance between staying safe and handling their day-to-day responsibilities. One major challenge we all face this time of year (pandemic or no pandemic) is filing our taxes on time. On March 17, less than one month until Tax Day, the IRS announced an extension for the 2021 tax filing season. Here’s what you need to know about filing your 2020 taxes.

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