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Municipal high yield bonds: Why they’re more relevant than ever for your portfolio

One area that continues to draw investors’ attention is the ability of their investments to generate income, especially in this low yield environment. Municipal high yield bonds may be worth a look.

September 13, 2018 Categories: Portfolio Corner, Tax Talk
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2018 capital gain distributions: Won’t get fooled again

Capital gain distributions are something that investors often don’t pay attention to until late in the fourth quarter. But several events are coming together to make the tracking and monitoring of capital gain distributions a year-round exercise.

Sep 10, 2018 Categories: Portfolio Corner, Tax Talk

It takes a village: The challenges of raising an international equity portfolio to a tax-friendly level

We recently shared a podcast on the topic of international tax-smart investing within an equity portfolio—and thought it would be beneficial to recap the highlights of this here as well.

Aug 21, 2018 Categories: Portfolio Corner

Taxable trusts: Fear the reaper

Not all trusts are equal. Taxable trusts—even those with modest taxable income—face the full might of the progressive tax code and would benefit from a tax-smart investment approach. And certain advisors may relish the challenge and rewards that can come with serving these types of accounts. This post will help you brush up on the basics before pursuing such opportunities.

Jul 24, 2018 Categories: Portfolio Corner, Tax Talk

Three tax-management charts every advisor should study in 2018

On the fence about the potential benefits of tax-smart investing? These three charts may help you decide.

Jul 9, 2018 Categories: Tax Talk
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The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: 3 Months On

With Tax Day fast approaching, clients may ask how the tax changes will impact their portfolios. This FAQ is designed to help you be prepared.

Mar 15, 2018 Categories: Portfolio Corner, Tax Talk
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How might the recent U.S. tax bill impact individual investors?

Capitalize on the current buzz around tax reform to talk to clients and prospects about the potential benefits of a tax-aware approach to investing.

Dec 21, 2017 Categories: Portfolio Corner, Tax Talk
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