Two students attend the same college, which one pays less for tuition? The first one, of course, because she remembered to apply for a merit-based scholarship, received a one-time grant for declaring as an engineering major, and is a getting a partial scholarship for playing soccer. It's simple, right? Okay, the college admissions process is a lot of things, but simple isn't on the list. On this episode of the DHGWA Insights Podcast, we're joined by Taylor Cocherell -- a former college admissions officer -- to help us breakdown five of the most common questions and misconceptions about college cost.
Earlier this year, the SECURE Act (Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement) breezed through the the House of Representatives. The bill is currently stuck in the Senate, but it would make a number of changes to the rules around 401(k)s and IRAs. Tune in as we're joined by three special guests to dig into the SECURE Act and uncover planning strategies and opportunities around the potential changes.
Tax season is officially in full swing. The DHGWA Insights Podcast welcomes DHG Federal Tax Partner, Nathan Clark, to discuss tax reform and five of the most important changes impacting individuals. Join us as we explore why many (but not everyone) will get a tax reduction. Why more taxpayers will be taking the standard deduction. And why you may need to review your tax withholding for next year.
It's not too late! On this month's show, we are joined by Will Boyd, CPA with DHG, to discuss the key considerations for making 2018 IRA contributions before the April 15th deadline. We play the first edition of the "Ask a DHG CPA" game. And we highlight the IRS's latest increase in retirement plan contribution limits for 2019.
In this episode, we're joined by DHGWA financial advisor Clay Thornton from Charleston, SC and insurance specialist Maria Tobin with DHG Agency. These two veterans of the industry share the benefits of documenting your family’s financial affairs using DHG Wealth Advisors’ Letter From the Heart. We’ve designed the Letter From the Heart to be a written summary that can be passed on to your heirs documenting your full financial picture and also to express your end-of-life wishes.
In this episode, we're joined by DHGWA financial advisor Jason Lunsford. Jason helped created and currently leads our retirement plan services division – which means Jason is involved in the design, implementation, and advising of employer sponsored retirement plans. Together we discussed three of the most common retirement plan options: The SIMPLE IRA, the SEP IRA, and the 401(k).
Each month we will interview financial advisors, CPAs, lawyers, and a variety of financial services professionals to share planning strategies and investment insights to help you achieve your goals.
In this episode, we’ll be joined by DHGWA financial advisors Amy Manning, CFP® and Justin Baas, CFP® to discuss one of the most powerful and tax-advantaged tools to help you save for your child or grandchild’s college education: 529 College Savings accounts.
As part of our enhanced communication strategy we are pleased to announce a brand new monthly podcast – DHGWA Insights. The podcast will be an opportunity to take a deeper dive into the topics we think matter most to you, and each month we will interview financial advisors, CPAs, lawyers, and a variety of financial services professionals to share planning strategies and investment insights to help you achieve your goals.
In our first episode, we have a special interview with Marcus Axthelm, Senior Portfolio Manager and Vice President at Dimensional Fund Advisors, who is part of the team that develops and manages Dimensional’s sustainability funds. Tune in to learn about what sustainable investing is, and how you can take a more sustainable approach to your portfolio.