How to Defer and Reduce Capital Gains Taxes on Investments 

There are several strategies you can use to defer, reduce, and eliminate capital gains tax on real property and other assets. 1031 Exchanges, Delaware Statutory Trusts, Opportunity Zone Funds, and Installment Sales are just a few options to discuss with a trusted financial advisor.

What Are My Long-Term Care Options? 

Long-term care refers to a variety of services that help meet both the medical and non-medical needs of people who cannot care for themselves for long periods. There are several different types of long-term care options available, each of which is best suited for different individuals. Here are just a few of your options.

5 Questions to Ask Your Financial Advisor Before a Recession

While the U.S. is not currently in a recession, it is a very likely future. Working with a trusted financial advisor is one of the best ways to get through a recession unharmed. They should be able to guide you through this tough time with minimal losses. In order for them to do so, you both need to know what your expectations and goals are. Here are 5 important questions to ask your financial advisor that will help spark conversation. 

5 Real Estate Niches You Need to Know About

Investing in real estate is a common way to increase your income. You can be as involved or uninvolved as you want depending on the properties you invest in. There are many different real estate niches that you can explore. Finding the one that is right for you is the key to a successful investment!

Here are 5 real estate niches you should know about.

How to Best Utilize Human Capital Based on your Generation

It’s no secret that the economy is heading towards a recession. And, it’s likely that things will only get worse before they get better. That is why it’s important to start thinking about ways to prepare. One of the best ways to do this is by investing in your own human capital. Human capital is the value of a worker’s skills, knowledge, and experience. It’s what makes you valuable to employers and helps you earn a higher salary.

4 Red Flags to Watch Out for in Your Annuity Provider

A new Ohio law attempts to impose ‘best interest’ fiduciary standards onto life insurance and annuity providers. However, these standards are extremely vague and still leave from for abuse to consumers. Many annuity providers and so-called financial advisors plant their product as a solution to a variety of problems, when in reality another product is likely more useful. Below are 4 cautionary tales from clients that have come to us for help in the past. If any of these situations have happened to you or a loved one, or are currently happening, we encourage you to seek out additional financial tools and professionals.

How to Become Your Own Financial Hero

A good leader starts by leading themselves. I had the pleasure of talking with my good friend Mary Rauchenstein on my podcast this week about what qualities a good leader posses, and what the differences are between a leader, mentor, coach and manager. You can use these strategies to start managing your own financial life.

How to be Financially Resilient

The worst way to invest is by acting on emotions. When unexpected changes occur in the economy, most people tend to panic. Financial resilience isn’t about avoiding all those bad things that can happen to you (for example, a pandemic, or getting laid off) because, inevitably, those things will happen. Instead, financial resilience is about being able to deal with those things when they do happen.