Is Your Retirement Account as Large as it Could Be?
When you change jobs, it’s critical to remember to create a plan for past employee sponsored retirement accounts. While you have the choice to simply leave it, you also have the option to consolidate past plans which brings all...Read More
Check Your IRA Beneficiaries
When you list the people who will benefit from your lifetime of hard work (your beneficiaries), is that group of names the same this year as last? Life can change in the blink of an eye, and it’s important that you have a record...Read More
Helpful Info About Midterm Elections & Market Performance
It is hard to believe we are in the midst of yet another election cycle. With inflation soaring, economic growth slowing, and extremely choppy markets, midterm elections seem like an afterthought. But on Tuesday, November 8th, 435...Read More
Stop Stalling! Get Started on Your Estate Plan.
If you’re wondering if estate planning is right for you, it’s important to know it’s not just for the wealthy. Even people with modest assets need a written plan. And right now is a great time to take the next step...Read More
Don't Panic - A Bull Case for Equities
It’s hard to ignore current news about persistent market volatility, and we’re guessing this has resulted in some anxiety about what (if anything) you should be doing. Please be assured that we are actively monitoring the...Read More
5 Facts to Remember During Market Volatility
This Month's Newsletter
Welcome to a new year and the January edition of the newsletter! Wishing everyone a joyous and successful year. Omicron is here and while the jury is still out on the relative severity of this strain, it does appear to continue...Read More
Biden Signs Infrastructure Bill
Are Capital Gains Taxes Changing?
There are a lot of questions about President Biden’s Build Back Better plan and potential tax law changes, including an adjustment to capital gains taxes.One of the proposals Congress is considering sets the top rate for taxing...Read More
The Best, the Brightest, and Inflation
If you are feeling a bit confused about the direction of inflation, you’re in good company. Some of the best and brightest economists in the country are having a tough time getting their arms around the current inflation trends...Read More
A 6.1% Bump in Social Security?
The news keeps getting better for Social Security recipients.It's now projected that benefits will increase 6.1% in 2022, up from the 4.7% forecast just two months ago. That would be the most significant increase since 1983.1...Read More
Do You Qualify for the Child Tax Credit?
There are no two ways around it: childcare is expensive! In many cities, it can cost nearly as much as the mortgage or rent payment, which puts parents in a Catch-22: they have to work to afford childcare, but they need childcare in...Read More
Life Events that Impact your Financial Plan in a Big Way!
When you have a major life event such as getting married, having a child, or buying a home, your financial situation and priorities may change. As your life changes, your financial decisions must stay in line with your goals, values,...Read More
A Note About Inflation
As the economy continues to recover from the effects of the pandemic over the past year, you may have noticed the term ‘inflation’ coming up in the news. But don’t let it scare you! The fact is, some inflation is...Read More
Ways to Put Your Tax Refund to Work
Saving money is a bit like eating healthy, you know you should eat your veggies but it’s hard to resist indulging in something a bit more fun. Like making healthy choices, a tax refund can present the opportunity to splurge but,...Read More
April Market Matters
The U.S. continues to make progress against COVID-19 with many businesses reopening across the country. Vaccine eligibility has widened or will soon be widened in all 50 states, over 3 million vaccine doses are being administered...Read More
Haven’t Filed Your Taxes Yet? Don’t Worry!
Preparing your taxes can be a real drag. It can feel like tax day looms over your spring! Well, fear not: the IRS has given you another month to file your taxes!The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service has announced that...Read More
Newly Announced IRS Retirement Plan Limits for 2021
Each fall the Treasury Department announces inflation adjustments to tax-advantaged retirement accounts and income limits for the following tax year. They recently announced contribution limits and changes for the 2021 tax year.For...Read More
Financial resolutions that are actually attainable.
We wish you a very happy new year! As we close in on year-end, a common topic of conversation amongst friends and family is what resolutions they vow to make in the new year. One of the top kind of resolutions deal with finances in...Read More
Weekly Market Insights: Cases Rise, Stocks Retreat
Stocks retreated last week on rising COVID-19 infections and slow progress on an economic relief bill.The Dow Jones Industrial Average dipped 0.57%, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 dropped 0.96%. The Nasdaq Composite index...Read More
Medicare and Travel – What to be Aware of
Retirement evokes different dreams for everyone, but for many, travel is part of the image. If travel is part of your retirement vision, before you leave town, it’s important be aware of whether Medicare coverage will...Read More
Capitol Financial Solutions Welcomes Daniel F. Haines, Jr., CFP®, AEP® as Financial Advisor
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Capitol Financial Solutions Welcomes Daniel F. Haines, Jr., CFP®, AEP® as Financial Advisor Raleigh, NC (October 22, 2020) – Capitol Financial Solutions, a Super-OSJ affiliated with Royal Alliance...Read More
October Market Matters
Despite a shift in focus towards the fast-approaching presidential election, vaccine development remains a source of good news. Moderna – one of the leading COVID-19 vaccine developers – stated that it will not enforce...Read More
Find your new Fall tradition
Hopefully, you and your family have found ways to enjoy the summer, despite the ongoing pandemic. As the calendar turns to September, we’re looking forward to the cooler days! The way the last few months have been can make your...Read More
Storing Your 4 Most Important Personal Documents
There are a few important documents that are imperative to know where they are at all times and ensure they are protected from theft and in case of emergency. Often times, these documents can be difficult to find when needed most, so...Read More