Personal Finance


Tax Time Is Finally Here From Lee Sherbakoff,The Nalls Sherbakoff Group, LLC. Dear Friends, Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, businesses were forced to close, and jobs were lost. So, the federal government extended tax season to give taxpayers a break, moving Tax Day to July 15. Taxes can be confusing, and more so now with the unprecedented changes. Let us look at four key topics related to the 2020 tax extensions affecting your 2019...

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2020 RMDs Can Be Paid Back By Rollover From Lee Sherbakoff,The Nalls Sherbakoff Group, LLC. Dear Friends, The IRS has extended the rollover deadline for required minimum distributions (RMDs) taken from IRAs or company plans in 2020. On March 27, 2020, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act – better known as the CARES Act – was signed into law by President Trump. The CARES Act provision that may have the biggest...

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Seven Steps To Shore Up Finances In A COVID-19 World From Lee Sherbakoff,The Nalls Sherbakoff Group, LLC. Dear Friends, Since the economic crisis began, we have shifted our focus towards financial planning content that incorporates the COVID-19 crisis and its impact on your finances. For example, we have highlighted the scams that have sprung out of the pandemic. Be careful, new ones pop up all the time. We have written about new...

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By Lee Sherbakoff, CPA/PFS, CFP®, RICP® Days of golfing, checking travel destinations off your bucket list, spending more time with the kids and grandkids, investing in a hobby…are these your retirement dreams? Most of us have at least a general idea of what we want retirement to look like, but before you get caught up in your plans, complete these 10 things within 10 years of retirement to help you finish your working years stronger...

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“Prediction is very difficult, especially if it’s about the future.” — Niels Bohr, Danish physicist, 1922 Nobel Prize in Physics Our job is to help our clients make good long-term decisions with respect to their portfolio allocation, investments, and most cherished financial goals and objectives. Although past performance never guarantees future success, to the extent we have any facts, they come from the past. The future...

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On the Other Hand From Lee Sherbakoff,The Nalls Sherbakoff Group, LLC. Dear Friends, On one hand, over a nine-week period, there have been 38.6 million first-time claims for unemployment insurance (through May 21). It’s by far the worst number of layoffs we’ve ever seen, and it is disheartening to see. On the other hand, during April, the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 recorded their best monthly gains since 1987. As...

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