Stay Aware: The Latest Telephone Scams Targeting the Financial Security of Our Seniors

Be aware of the latest telephone scams targeting the vulnerable elderly, and make sure your loved ones are protected from financial exploitation. Aside from prepaid credit card scams, some of the other most popular are IRS payments, Social Security, invoice and romance scams. Learn more about them and how you can protect those you love and care for.

Legacy Planning: Why a Living Will is So Important for You and Your Loved Ones

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Creating a legacy means planning for all aspects of the future, and a living will is the best way to take the guesswork out of your medical care. Stableford receives numerous questions on the living will topic each year. We’ve asked Nikki Polistina, Director of Client Relations and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ to respond to a few of the most frequently asked questions in this article.

Creating a Trust for the Modern Family: Estate Planning You May Have Never Considered

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Modern families want (and need) modern estate planning solutions. It’s no longer a “one size plan fits all” scenario where wealth follows marriage and blood lines. You want your trusts and wishes to reflect your journey at its current path while keeping an eye on the future. Trusts help you and your family – whomever it includes – enjoy the wealth that you’ve spent your lifetime accumulating.

What Are the 6 Most Important Aspects of Estate Planning?

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You have spent your lifetime building your estate, investing funds, allocating assets and planning for the future. Do you know the most important aspects of estate planning? While every financial situation is different, this article covers ways to protect your beneficiaries and your investments. Ultimately, the consensus is clear: keeping a current estate plan is a must and prepares your loved ones for the unexpected.

2019 Tax Planning Strategies with New IRS Contribution Limits

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On the heels of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, and as the new year approaches, the IRS has published changes to contribution limits for the tax year 2019, reaffirming that change is inevitable. Understanding the changes made to tax laws as they happen should be an essential part of your tax planning strategies. Stableford Capital’s tax services can help prepare you to comply with the changes and maximize the benefits of your personal tax return or business tax preparation – it’s not what you make, it’s what you keep.

Year-End Financial Planning: What You Should Be Doing Now

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Do you want to feel in control of your money as you head into the new year? Then it’s time to begin your year-end financial planning. Whether you are currently working and planning for the future or quickly approaching retirement, financial planning is an essential part of a year-end tasks. Q4 is a great time to review your current asset allocations, investment opportunities and taxes to set you up for a prosperous new year.

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