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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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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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This article was originally published on Forbes on November 12, 2020.   When a new president gets elected, and especially when it’s a close race that results in a change of party, the first few weeks post-election often show which sectors might excel under the new administration. Deemed by many investors the “Trump Trade” four…

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We are thrilled that Barry Glassman has been named the 2018 Planner of the Year by the Financial Planning Association of the National Capital Area. Two of the major criteria for this award are Community/Charitable work, and Innovative Financial planning techniques/practice management; two things that not only Barry but the entire firm here at Glassman…

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This article was originally published on Forbes on January 26, 2018.   Many of us spend countless hours analyzing every facet of our investment portfolios—including looking at past performance and future projections of what we hope to accomplish through our decisions to buy and sell assets. Forward-thinking parents even make the time to sit down with…

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Check out our updated 2018 list here! One of the core foundational principles of our firm is transparency, and I’ve previously written articles about how important transparency is in business and in life. (See Transparency Wins!) I mention this because in full transparency, there are times we meet with potential clients and it’s just not the right fit. Perhaps…

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