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Roth conversion questions are bubbling up with the concern that personal tax rates will be higher in the future. While we can’t predict when taxes may go up, they are certainly the lowest they’ve been in many years. So, it’s natural to wonder: What circumstances might make a Roth conversion beneficial?
RCG has adopted a phased approach to reopening, allowing only limited staff in our offices through July. Our goal is to have our full team back in the office by mid-August, though our plans remain flexible. We are tentatively targeting mid-September for a return of in-office client meetings. It is our desire to see you again in person soon, but safety is of utmost concern as we forge ahead in this new normal.
As the stock market tumbled 30% in March, investors struggled to find a reason to be optimistic. April brought a recovery from the March lows as domestic small company stocks led the way with their best monthly performance in almost a decade.
To comply with the recent Orange County Emergency Executive Order, and to ensure the health and safety of our clients and staff, all employees will work from home beginning Friday, March 27.
Although we are in uncharted waters, remember that we’ve been in unfamiliar territory many times before. Markets have always recovered, and each time they have moved on to all-time highs. We strongly believe this time will be no different.
As a valued client, your peace of mind is of utmost importance to us. With regular updates about COVID-19 in the news and increasing reports of confirmed cases, we want to stay vigilant and proactive in our communications with you.
The coronavirus COVID-19 continues to spread and many people are apprehensive about possible disruptions to consumer spending, supply chains, and manufacturing.
The holiday season is upon us and our mailboxes are not only filling up with catalogs and holiday cards but also requests from charities to make a gift before year-end. As we celebrate with our loved ones, we tend to think a little more about those who are less fortunate, and many charitable organizations see a substantial spike in donations.
After another tough year for international stocks, we’re reminded of the popular Clash song from 1981 (Should I Stay or Should I Go). In 2019, investors may question the inclusion of international stocks in their investment portfolios.
What should you make of recent ups and downs in the stock market? Here’s helpful context on volatility and expected returns.