Tag: taxes

Death, Taxes, & Tax Law Changes

Written By: Mac Frasier Director of Planning, Advisory Services   It is probably time to update the old saying “there are only two certainties in life: death and taxes” to include “changes to the tax code.” …

Common Cents & A Really Bad Idea

Yesterday, Bloomberg News leaked a story about the Biden Administration’s plan to increase the long-term capital gains tax rate for ‘high income earners’ to 39.6%. Couple this with the 3.8% surtax to help fund Medicare, and…

Common Cents

Common Cents for September 28th 2012

If you read the news enough, you could conclude the world increasingly doesn’t understand the very basic risk/reward paradigm. Essentially, the amount of reward you receive is commensurate with the amount of risk you take. To…