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VideoRoth Planning Opportunities in 2020
Tax brackets are positioned well, interest rates are favorable and RMDs are on hold. So you’re probably asking yourself if now is a good time to convert your IRA into a Roth account. In this webinar, we look at the advantages of a Roth conversion in a down market and how you can save big on taxes down the road by investing in a conversion now. The CARES Act, the SECURE Act and the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act are all affecting this part of retirement finances, and the benefits they offer won’t last forever. Click Here to Watch the...read the full articleRead More
Market CommentaryMarket Commentary: Coronavirus Takes Toll on Retail, ...
The global economy continues to slow rapidly, based on key data released last week. In the U.S., retail sales dropped 16.4% from March to April. Individuals cut back on purchases due to risks from the coronavirus, lockdowns, and declining income from job losses. The drop increases to 21.6% when compared to one year ago. Industrial production showed similar weakness, falling 13.7%.Read More
Monthly NewsletterHow to Use a 529 Plan to Help 2020 ...
Warmer weather comes with a few traditions: well-kept lawns, baseball stadium lights, open windows. And every year in May and June you’ll see the balloons on stop signs and borrowed folding tables in the open garage, proud parents snapping pictures. The graduation party is a universal rite of passage.Read More
BlogRoth Conversions and Tax-Loss Harvesting: 2 Strategies to ...
You’ll be tempted to make rash decisions, and if panic rules the day, you’ll likely regret your choices. As any wise financial advisor will counsel you, it’s important to think long-term. Lean into your financial plan, not away from it.Read More
NewsInvest in Others Finalist 2017
Atlanta Financial Advisor Earns National Recognition for Philanthropy Jonathan E. Baker is a Finalist in the 2017 Invest in Others Awards New York, NY – September 28, 2017 – Jonathan E. Baker, President of Jon Baker Financial Group in Atlanta, was one of three national finalists for the Invest in Others, 2017 Volunteer of the Year. Baker was honored for his work with the Georgia Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, which received a $5,000 donation from the Invest in Others Charitable Foundation. The Invest in Others Awards program recognizes the charitable work of financial advisors and financial services firms in...read the full articleRead More
Infographic10 Tax Planning Tips Your CPA Might Have ...
There’s more to tax planning than you think. Do you understand how each of your accounts are taxed? How did you set up your retirement plan? Have you considered an HSA? Take control of your taxes and how they fit into the big picture. Check out 10 planning tips your CPA might have missed. View the InfographicRead More
Weekly Market Commentary
- Market Commentary: Only Half of U.S. Population is Classified as Employed
The U.S. jobs report confirmed what was already known: millions of Americans are losing their jobs. The monthly payrolls report estimated a decline of 20.5 million jobs last month. The unemployment rate rose to 14.7%, which is estimated to be the highest since the Great Depression. A broad measure of employment estimates 51.3% of Americans have a job.Read more