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Is This the Ultimate Crypto FOMO Indicator?

CNN’s Fear & Greed Index is a tool I’ve been referencing for years. There’s now a Crypto Fear & Greed Index that I also find interesting–somewhat similar, somewhat different from CNN’s indicator–and I’ve laid out the similarities and differences in this video and how to best use this measurement. In addition to the speedometer-type indicator,…

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The Secret Buyer Propping Up The Stock Market

When times are good, they are really good! But why is this? As companies are experiencing record growth in earnings and profits, they are taking a significant portion of that profit and buying shares in their own companies. This is known as corporate buybacks, or as Goldman Sachs calls it, ‘the buyback bonanza.’ But why…

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The Stock Market Has Been Amazingly Boring

Do you feel like 2021 has been unlike almost any other time in the history of the stock market? Well, you’re right. I invite you to check out my video about what this means, what we should be prepared for going forward, and how Glassman Wealth Services is using this information for our clients and…

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Step Up Your Zoom / Studio Setup

I started producing videos to educate people on money matters, taxes, and what’s going on in the economy—complex topics paired down to digestible nuggets. And after uploading them to social media, I kept receiving the same questions: What’s your Zoom setup? How are you doing that? Where’s your microphone? What’s your lighting setup? After answering…

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Implications of State Taxes in Relocations

With an increase in remote work, business owners and their employees are taking the opportunity to relocate across state lines. But whether for work or retirement, what are the possible tax implications of a move, particularly from a high-tax state to a low-tax state? With more high-tax states auditing these moves to recover lost tax…

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Happy New Year 2021!

Can you imagine getting back to normal post-Covid life? As we finish our first full week of 2021, there’s renewed hope that over the coming months we will find ourselves re-emerging from our Covid nightmare. We will never go back to our exact lives, but if these vaccines actually work, the reemergence seems within sight.…

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What Do the New IRS Life Expectancy Tables Mean to You?

This article was originally published on Forbes on January 5, 2021.   New Changes for IRA and 401(k) Owners Likely Overhyped It’s been almost two decades since the IRS updated the life expectancy tables that govern IRA distributions. These tables calculate your annual required minimum distribution (RMD), which is the rate at which retirees over…

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COVID Changes Everything About Inflation Expectations

This article was originally published on Forbes on December 2, 2020.   The US Government has been spending and printing a lot of money to help stabilize the economy during this tumultuous 2020. As such, several of my clients are once again raising their concerns about inflation. Most of these worried clients fit into a…

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