Financial Literacy Guide
The basics of financial literacy – such as budgeting, borrowing and saving – can be difficult to teach to kids, but the rewards of a child heading into adulthood with a solid understanding of financial literacy are numerous. Download the checklist today to get started.
Teaching Your Kids About Money
Teaching your kids about money early will serve them long into adulthood. Watch our webinar: Teaching Your Kids About Money with Carson’s Senior Vice President, Financial Planning and Advanced Solutions Erin Wood and Vice President, NextGen & Advisor Development Programs Julie Ragatz, …
Charitable Giving Strategies in a High-Income Year
Tom Fridrich, JD, CLUⓇ, ChFCⓇ, Senior Wealth Planner The end of the year offers an ideal opportunity to look both forward and back — reflecting on recent achievements, while setting goals for the upcoming months. For many of my clients, it’s also a time to review their finances and i …
Which tax-efficient giving strategy is right for me?
Watch Carson Group’s Senior Wealth Planner Ryan Yamada’s informational webinar that can help you discover which giving strategy you should pursue for tax efficiency.
3 Nontraditional Ways to Give That Still Qualify for a Tax Deduction
Kevin Oleszewski, Senior Wealth Planner ‘Tis the season to give. In fact, 37% of charitable giving occurs during the last quarter of the year — 20% of it in December alone, according to a survey conducted by the Blackbaud Institute. And while the holidays are traditionally a time to reflect …
Trillions of dollars will soon transfer from the Silent Generation and baby boomers to their adult children in what financial experts are calling “The Great Wealth Transfer.” Are you one of the people expecting an inheritance in this historic transfer of wealth? Have you thought about the i …
RMDs on Inherited Retirement Accounts in the Age of the SECURE Act
Tom Fridrich, Senior Wealth Planner Once upon a time, people would put money in their 401(k) or IRA accounts and know that – should their retirement savings outlive them – their loved ones would inherit the rest and all would essentially be well.
A Guide to Gifting to Your Heirs
Gifting to your loved ones now or posthumously each carries their own positives and negatives as they relate to your estate plan, taxes, your goals and your legacy. As you explore your options, refer to this guide. It offers a checklist, questions to ask your advisor and a conversation outl …
To Give Now or Give Later?
Tom Fridrich, Senior Wealth Planner You’re in a good position in your life. You’ve built up your wealth, perhaps from a successful business or working in corporate America. You might feel it’s time to start winding down and that you’re in a place where you’re figuring out whether to tran …
The Philosophy of Giving and Tax-Loss Harvesting
Watch this webinar hosted by Carson’s Managing Partner, Wealth Solutions, Jamie Hopkins, and Vice President, Trust Services, Sarah Duey, to learn more about the philosophy of giving and tax-loss harvesting.
When to Use a Donor-Advised Fund for Charitable Giving
Philanthropist and oil tycoon John D. Rockefeller famously said: “Think of giving not only as a duty, but a privilege.” If you are of the same charitable mindset as John Rockefeller, you might consider a donor-advised fund (DAF). A donor-advised fund (DAF) is a tool to which you make an irr …
A Guide to Gifting to Your Heirs
Gifting to your loved ones now or posthumously each carries their own positives and negatives as they relate to your estate plan, taxes, your goals and your legacy.