Recent tax legislation extends qualified charitable distributions -- an IRA distribution paid directly to a charitable organization from IRAs -- through 2011, providing added benefits to both tax payers and charities.
The popularity of structured investing, a sophisticated technique that allows investors to reduce or eliminate downshide market risk, is slowly moving its way through the financial community mainstream.
If you have a cash-value insurance policy, chances are you are able to increase your benefit or reduce your premiums at no cost. How?
With interest rates at historic lows, investors are struggling to find investments that protect their portfolios from market volatility while still providing an opportunity for growth. Structured products may provide a solution.
What would it mean to your portfolio if we get another 20% decline in real estate? With $2.4 trillion in mortgages resetting over the next two years, anyone buying real estate should look critically at the potential upsets in the market.
Yields on bonds are at historic lows today, and interest rates have no where to go but up. The good news is that there are investments that have historically been able to hedge the risk of rising interest rates.
As gold continues to hit new highs on a nominal basis, many clients inquire about buying gold as an investment. I explain to my clients that when considering investing in a rising asset class you should always look at the reason behind its accent to