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7 Financial Tips for New Parents

By Samantha Masey | June 22, 2023

Written by: Samantha Masey, CFP® As soon to be first-time parents, my husband and I are in the middle of preparing for our baby to arrive and all the details that entails. Having a baby is an exciting and joyful time, but we have also encountered some unexpected considerations in preparation for her. These have…

Six Steps to Create an Effective Estate Plan

By Samantha Masey | March 16, 2022

Written by: Marty Shields, CFP®, AIF Developing an estate plan is not high on many people’s to-do list because it can be overwhelming to think about, and everyone hopes it is not needed until many years in the future. The fact is that life is uncertain and if something were to happen, the difference between…

3 Reasons Why You Should Consider a Roth Conversion

By Samantha Masey | October 25, 2021

Written by: Nicole Gobel, CPA – Wealth Advisor & Tax Planner As seen in The Saratogian At least twice a week, I have a client who asks me whether a Roth conversion is something they should consider in their financial planning. This is also a topic that I often bring up in conversations with clients. …