Women Business Owners Need to know Estate & Gift Tax Rules May Be Changing

As you may know, President Obama released his 2013 Budget Proposal on Monday. Included in the proposal are changes to the estate tax, gift tax and generation skipping-transfer tax (GST tax), as well as limitations on highly effective planning techniques such as valuation discounts, Grantor Retained Annuity Trusts (GRATs), and sales to Intentionally Defective Grantor Trusts (IDGTs).

Seven Strategies for Investing During Volatile Market

The markets don’t always behave the way we’d like them to: Geopolitical turmoil, natural disasters, interest rates and world events can have a profound effect on market movements. If market volatility has you concerned about the economy, you are not alone; this is a confusing time for many investors. Some have decided to stay the course, while others are sitting on the sidelines waiting for the market to rebound.