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Goodbye to the Stretch-IRA and Hello to Testamentary Charitable Gift Annuities and Testamentary Charitable Remainder Trusts

The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act (SECURE Act) that went into effect at the beginning of 2020 aims to expand, preserve, an...
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Are Tax Increases on the Horizon?

As we move into the sixth month of masks, sheltering-in-place and all the awful effects of the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. government has pledged a...
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Financial Planning in a Pandemic: More Important Than Ever

None of us could have planned perfectly for 2020. This year has delivered a marked departure from the norm, as the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the r...
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New Tax Law Could Benefit You

The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act was passed in December 2019. It is one of the largest pieces of retirement legi...
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Keeping Clifford Swan Strong

We all face potential loss from natural disasters. Regionally, we endure storms, fires, earthquakes, and floods. In order to give ourselves comfort we...
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Balancing Risk and Reward

"The two great risks are risking too much but also risking too little. That’s for each person to decide.” —Jimmy Chin, professional climber “Just taki...
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Planned Giving Tools for Meeting Your Philanthropic Goals

"Planned giving" is a broad term for charitable gifts made in conjunction with an individual’s financial or estate plan. These gifts are usually infre...
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Risk in Retirement

We all define "risk" to our financial well-being in very personalized ways. For some, this risk is not being healthy enough to enjoy the retirements w...
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Spring Cleaning for Your Estate Plan

At Clifford Swan, wealth management has always been about more than your portfolio. Please do not misunderstand. Researching companies and carefully s...
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How to Build Your Financial Skills and Take Your Seat at the Table

A financial toolkit for young adults who want to embrace the power of money and grow their impact. We are living in a time when young people have more...
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