Most Americans will receive Social Security and Medicare benefits at some point in their lives. For this reason, workers and retirees are concerned about potential program shortfalls that could affect future benefits. Each year, the Trustees of the Social Security and Medicare Trust Funds release lengthy annual reports to Congress that assess the health of these important programs. The newest reports, released on June 5, 2018, discuss the current financial condition and ongoing financial challenges that both programs face, and project a Social Security cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for 2019.
In recent years, investors have been fortunate to experience strong returns from equities. With the S&P 500 being up about 70% from this same point five years ago, there’s a lot for investors to be happy about. While being content with a surge in asset values, many investors are facing tough decisions on how to free up liquidity in their taxable brokerage accounts without being hammered by capital gains tax. This brings up the question, how can I free up liquidity while remaining true to my desired asset allocation and limiting capital gains tax?
D3 Financial Counselors was named in Expertise.com's top 20 best financial advisors in Chicago. To read the article, click here.
D3 Financial Counselors was named one of the top 10 best financial advisors in Chicago for the fourth year in a row. To read the article, click here.
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D3 Financial Counselors was named one of the Best Financial Advisors in Chicago in 2017 by AdvisoryHQ.com. D3 was recognized for its complete transparency, client-centered structure and several other attributes.