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The decade of the teens has been one of the most remarkable in US history in terms of contrasts. Charles Dickens, in his Tale of Two Cities describes it remarkably well: "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the...

On Wednesday night, President Trump was impeached by the House of Representatives. The next step is for a vote to take place in the Senate, where a two-thirds majority is required to remove a sitting President. Given the Senate is controlled by Republicans 53-47, the...

If it is not clear to you, in 2019, that humans are tribal creatures, then I would suggest you tour an elementary school, which I have done twice in the last two days on behalf of our rising-kindergartner. These people are tribal! They gather into...

Believe it or not, the Holiday season is upon us.  This is often a time of year when we reflect on the things for which we are thankful and spend time with friends and family.  It’s also a time when many people do a large...

First, we want to wish you and all yours, a Happy and safe  Thanksgiving. We are so thankful for you. As we prepare our homes and tables for one of our country's favorite holidays, an industry of marketers and algorithm-developers is busily preparing its websites to...

A few weeks ago, Geoff and I were discussing whether it made sense for a potential client to contribute to a 529 plan (“college savings plan”) for their kids who were entering college in a few years. Yes, the gains would be tax-free, provided the...

Halloween is in the books and Thanksgiving will be here before we know it.  2019 still has some important planning opportunities, and getting ahead of 2020 could pay huge dividends, too. With that in mind, here’s a quick list of seven things you might consider doing...

We are thrilled to introduce you to Liz Glenn, our new Client Services Specialist at Beacon Wealthcare. Some of you have already met or spoken to Liz and agree that she is an excellent addition to our team. If you have not had the pleasure,...