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Top 3 Concerns UMass Memorial Healthcare Employees Have About Retirement

After 30 years or so helping dozens of UMass Memorial Healthcare employees better understand their retirement options, I thought I would share the three most common concerns I hear from many of them and hopefully by doing so, if you have these same or similar concerns, you will get a better understanding of how to…

Three Estate Planning Strategies to Take Advantage of Low Cryptocurrency Valuations

Bitcoin’s value has ranged from less than a penny to nearly $20,000 since its inception a little over ten years ago now. Within the last year alone, bitcoin’s value has fallen from $11,000 to a low of around $3,500. Many other digital currencies and tokens, which are referred to as “ALT coins” have seen their…

How Are Bitcoin and Crypto Taxed?

How Are Bitcoin and Crypto Taxed?

One of the cypherpunks’ original goals when developing digital money was to operate outside of government control, but the Internal Revenue Service has put a big damper on that possibility as we will discuss below. People who hold crypto largely for ideological reasons can still take a chance on evading taxes, and they may succeed….

What Questions Should I Ask at a Divorce Consultation?

You’re savvy enough to know that you need an attorney to counsel you about your divorce. The first step is selecting a divorce professional. If your divorced friends were satisfied with their legal representation, you could ask them for their lawyer’s contact details. Keep in mind that each case is unique. Just because your friend…

Creating a Financial Wellness Program for Your Employees

How many times do you think about your finances in a day? A study by the American Psychological Association reports 62% of respondents say money is their most common source of stress. And that stress spreads into your business, impacting productivity, physical health, and the ability to focus. Adding a program for financial wellness support…

Can You Insure Your Bitcoin?

If you could buy insurance to protect your bitcoin, would you? As with all kinds of insurance, your answer is probably, “Sure—if the coverage is good and the price is right.” What might you reasonably expect bitcoin insurance to cover? Let’s think about the types of losses insurance covers for other currencies and investments. How…

DIY Divorce: Is It Worthwhile?

You know the divorce process is hard. You know it’s expensive to hire an attorney. Is it possible — or desirable – to do it all yourself, without legal assistance? Like most legal questions, the answer is … it depends. Here are some pros and cons of a DIY divorce without a lawyer’s expert legal…

Financial Planning Tips for New Business Owners

With a financial plan, you can organize your money in a way that reduces stress and builds success. In your personal finances, it acts as the financial roadmap to your long-term financial goals. As an entrepreneur, your plan is there to direct your business growth for long-term viability. Financial planning becomes much more complex if…

Eric C. Jansen, ChFC

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When he is not researching the next great stock to add to client portfolios, you can find him travelling frequently with his family to Jackson Hole Wyoming.

Steven C. Johnson, ChFC

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Steve would tell you that one of the best parts of the day is spent talking to clients and relationships that result from it. When away from the office, he loves to travel the back roads of New England enjoying all the great sites that can be found off the beaten path.

Frederick M. Lane, ChFC, CASL

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When not managing client portfolios, Fred can be found relaxing with family and friends.

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Catherine M. Gareri

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When not caring for her clients Cathy enjoys relaxing in her yard at home.

Katie E. Moore, CLTC

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When Katie is not busy taking care of her clients, she spends her time being a mom to her two little ones, Owen and Isla.

Herbert Kyles

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When Herbert isn't reviewing your portfolio or assisting you with your financial well-being you can probably find him relaxing with friends.

Hesper Duval

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Loves spending time with 2 daughters and enjoys participating in 5k obstacle races throughout the year.

Donna Fournier

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When not cheering for the Patriots Donna spends her free time travelling throughout the U.S. looking for new haunted places to explore. She loves wearing her cowboy hat and boots when travelling out west.

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Cathy Hession

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When away from the office, Cathy enjoys working out and participating in the 26.2 mile Jimmy Fund Marathon Walk each September.

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