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Living on Hilton Head Island, we have become intimately familiar with the turtle. They nest along our beaches in the summer and although I have not yet witnessed it firsthand, I have been fortunate to see the tracks of several mother turtles emerging from...

As financial planners, we get the opportunity to work with clients from all walks of life and varying types of family situations. One of the most common questions we get from clients of all demographics revolves around gifting or bequeathing assets to family members while...

Over the years we have found that there are some misconceptions on the dreaded “gift tax” (which currently has a maximum rate of 40%) – what it is, who pays it and how it can be avoided. Here are some of the most common...

Conversations with clients since the start of the pandemic and recession have consistently ended up in the same place- “The stock market and the economy seem to be completely disconnected.” While we believe there are still observable connections between the market’s actions and the fundamentals...

Thinking about the July 15th tax deadline and looking for inspiration for this article I found a plethora of quotes on taxation. One of the more uplifting ones was attributed to the American historian Albert Bushnell Hart, “Taxation is the price which civilized communities...