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Managing the Marathon: Winning Race Strategies

By |2023-03-10T08:46:17-05:00March 10th, 2023|Managing the Marathon, The Blog @JGUA|

Strategically planning ahead goes a long way with running and finances. Time after time, Boston University’s David Hemery Indoor Invitational was always by far my favorite meet to go to in the long track season. With over 5,000 entries, the two day event is where many special BU magic moments happen for runners from [...]

What Does Inheritance Really Mean?

By |2020-12-14T11:10:50-05:00December 2nd, 2020|

This episode, hosted by Andrew Baron, CFP®, EA, featuring Lizzy DiPietrantonio, J.D. touches on several points surrounding inheritance, both for those that leave money, and those who recieve it. This includes taxes, interesting stories, and how this can relate to you. Firstly, Lizzy discusses what you should do if you recieve an unexpected inheritance. Most would react by wanting to pay off debt, but listen closely as Lizzy gives other ideas that may be worthwhile. The next talking point is taxes. There are two types that are discussed; federal estate tax and state inheritance tax, which effects those within 6 different U.S. states - listen to learn the difference and what to look for. Lastly, there are three fun stories that are discussed: a woman who left her dog $12 Million dollars, a man who left his local waitress $500,000, and a man who randomly picked 13 people to leave his estate to. Listen till the end to find out the exciting conclusions to these bizarre stories. Please reach out to info@jgua.com with any questions or comments or visit us at www.jgua.com/about-us/our-team to learn more about Andrew and Lizzy.

Are Target Date Funds a Bulls-eye or off the Board?

By |2019-02-07T09:30:46-05:00January 3rd, 2019|Investment Management, Retirement, The Blog @JGUA|

Target Date Funds Explained By Mason Jones, CFP®   Target date funds (TDFs) have been around for over two decades. These funds are meant to help investors simplify their decision-making in how to allocate and diversify their assets, especially as they get closer to retirement age. The funds are created by a specific mutual fund [...]

Is Your 457 Plan Leaving Money On the Table?

By |2019-01-10T11:44:57-05:00March 20th, 2018|Investment Management, Retirement, The Blog @JGUA|

Andrew Baron, CFP® Associate Advisor 457 plans, one of the lesser known retirement savings plans are a special kind of plan for non-profit organizations. The sponsor of the plan must be an employer that is either a state or local government entity or a qualifying 501(c)(3) organization. Federal employees are not covered under these plans [...]

IRS Contribution Limit Changes for 2018

By |2019-01-10T11:48:02-05:00November 17th, 2017|Retirement, The Blog @JGUA|

What do these changes mean for you and your retirement savings plan? Lynda Tull, Associate Advisor The IRS has announced new contribution limits for retirement savings accounts which include 401K, 403B, and most 456 plans. Changes to income limits for IRA contribution deductibility and new contribution limits for Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) have also been [...]

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