Your Tax-Preparation Checklist

By Lee Sherbakoff, CPA/PFS™, CFP®, RICP® Taxes are something nobody ever wants to think about, but every year we are forced to tackle the mess that is the U.S. tax system. With all its crazy forms and loopholes, taxes in the U.S. seem like they were designed to be...

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4 Ways to Avoid Capital Gains Tax

By Lee Sherbakoff, CFP/PFS, CFP, RICP  The reality is you owe taxes whenever you make money—or, in IRS terms, when you’ve realized gains. After selling an investment at a higher price than what you paid for it, capital gains tax is waiting right around the corner...

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Examining The Roth IRA

Examining The Roth IRA From Lee Sherbakoff, The Nalls Sherbakoff Group, LLC Dear Friends, There are many vehicles to choose from as you travel the road to retirement. One of the more advantageous means you may utilize to build a nest egg is the Roth IRA. A Roth IRA is...

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Tax Time Is Finally Here

Tax Time Is Finally Here From Lee Sherbakoff,The Nalls Sherbakoff Group, LLC. Dear Friends, Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, businesses were forced to close, and jobs were lost. So, the federal government extended tax season to give taxpayers a break, moving Tax Day to...

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CARES Act RMD Suspension

CARES Act RMD Suspension From Lee Sherbakoff,The Nalls Sherbakoff Group, LLC. Dear Friends, On March 27, 2020, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act – better known as the CARES Act – was signed into law by President Trump. The CARES Act was third in a...

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Your Financial Plan & COVID-19

Your Financial Plan and COVID-19 From Lee Sherbakoff, The Nalls Sherbakoff Group, LLC. Dear friends, We all vividly recall the global financial crisis of 2008. The economy was quickly contracting, several financial institutions required bailouts, layoffs abounded, and...

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Socially Distance Yourself From COVID-19 Scams

Socially Distance Yourself From COVID-19 Scams From Lee Sherbakoff, The Nalls Sherbakoff Group, LLC. Dear friends, Whenever there is a natural disaster, there are always people who prey on those who want to help. Today, the disaster is a pandemic. Many are fearful,...

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Volatility and Expectations

Volatility and Expectations From Lee Sherbakoff, The Nalls Sherbakoff Group, LLC. Dear friends, Fear and uncertainty linked to the COVID 19 pandemic have created mayhem in the stock market. As an investor, it’s easy to lose perspective and allow your worst instincts...

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Coronavirus Cogitation — February 5th, 2020

Coronavirus Contagion from Lee Sherbakoff, The Nalls Sherbakoff Group, LLC. Dear friends, On Friday, January 17 – after a spectacular 40% run-up that started the day after Christmas 2018 – the Standard & Poor’s 500-Stock Index closed at 3,329.62. Two weeks later...

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