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The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement act (SECURE act) has been receiving a lot of press lately, and deservedly so. The act does make some significant changes to the rules around IRA contributions and distributions, and the House


The week between Christmas and the New Year is a little disorienting—internet memes abound:   On this last day of 2019, we are caught in a little bit of Twixtmas too—we could look back and write about how amazing 2019


To follow up on Nathan’s post from last week, I hate the Elf on a Shelf.  Ours arrived a few years back and was especially clever, hanging paper snowflakes in the kids rooms, staging elaborate battles with other stuffed animals,

Best of…

37 days until Christmas. Holiday decorations are starting to creep through our neighborhood—the stores are decked out with full Christmas regalia and sale signage—and our calendar is starting to fill with kids Christmas concerts and parties. Although I will allow

Smart vs. Dumb

News flash: Predicting when markets go up or down can be almost impossible. Some people can get it right some of the time, but no one can get it right all the time. We’ve shown plenty of evidence of this