Napa Earthquake Could Cost $4 Billion as Wineries Close
Insurers will probably cover about $2.1 billion of the damage from the quake, the strongest Northern California has seen in 25 years.
Andy Friedman: 4 Reasons to Use a Trust to Preserve Assets
Families far below the estate tax threshold are catching on to the benefits of trusts, political analyst and tax expert Andy Friedman says.
Under the Hood: Medicare Premiums—What You Need to Know, Pt. 2
Understanding the premiums for Medicare parts A, B and D, along with some changes to the program from the Affordable Care Act.
10 Luxury Items the Super-Wealthy Must Have (and Insure)
Watch out: the cost of these high-end goods goes well beyond the sticker price.
Using Qualified Plan Dollars to Buy Life Insurance
For your small-business-owner client, this strategy can ease the transition of the business upon the owner’s exit. Watch the details, however, especially on taxation.
Bear Market Survival: A Crash Course From Eric Nelson
Servo Wealth Management advisor Eric Nelson culls practical portfolio conclusions from the past century of stock market reversals.
Reversionary Annuities Gain Traction Among Insurance Carriers
This life insurance alternative may provide a more affordable option than a traditional annuity, since the premium is paid over time.
Investing in Collectible Cars for Pleasure and Profit
Auction prices for rare automobiles have skyrocketed into the millions of dollars, but special cars need special treatment—and insurance coverage.
Minimizing the 3.8% Medicare Tax From Retirement Account Distributions
Advisors can prove their worth in helping clients minimize the impact of the new 3.8% net investment income tax that can come from retirement accounts.
How Advisors Use Liquid Alts: The Business Continuity Issue
Advisors use liquid alternative investments for several reasons, like to reduce portfolio volatility. One of the overlooked reasons involves the health of their own firms.