Dec
11

Estate Planning in the World of Marriage Equality

posted on December 11th 2017 in Austin CFP Team Posts with 0 Comments

This is an excerpt from the WorthPointe e-book A Financial Planning Guide for the LGBT Community by Kermit Johns. This resource is provided as a complimentary resource to aid for the community. For the many couples who could not marry prior to marriage equality, estate planning was vitally important to gain some of the protections […]

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Dec
04

A Short Guide to Homeowner’s Insurance

posted on December 4th 2017 in Austin CFP Team Posts with 0 Comments

This is an excerpt from the WorthPointe e-book A Financial Planning Guide for the LGBT Community by Kermit Johns. This resource is provided as a complimentary resource to aid for the community. Homeowner’s Insurance A common notion when shopping for insurance is that as long as the coverage limits match, a policy or quote comparison […]

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Nov
27

Marriage & Mortgages for LGBT Couples

posted on November 27th 2017 in Austin CFP Team Posts with 0 Comments

This is an excerpt from the WorthPointe e-book A Financial Planning Guide for the LGBT Community by Kermit Johns. This resource is provided as a complimentary resource to aid for the community. One of the biggest investments most couples make will be a home purchase. Sure, it’s the place you’ll live and share your lives […]

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Nov
20

Real Estate for LGBT Couples

posted on November 20th 2017 in Austin CFP Team Posts with 0 Comments

This is an excerpt from the WorthPointe e-book A Financial Planning Guide for the LGBT Community by Kermit Johns. This resource is provided as a complimentary resource to aid for the community. For most couples, buying a home is the largest single financial investment they will make. Choosing a real estate professional who’s knowledgeable and […]

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Nov
13

Tax Considerations Before and After Marriage

posted on November 13th 2017 in Austin CFP Team Posts with 0 Comments

This is an excerpt from the WorthPointe e-book A Financial Planning Guide for the LGBT Community by Kermit Johns. This resource is provided as a complimentary resource to aid for the community. Before getting married — remembering your status for federal tax return filing depends on your marriage status on December 31 you should determine […]

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Oct
04

Financially Navigating a Cross-Border Life

posted on October 4th 2017 in WorthPointe News with 0 Comments

As a U.S. citizen married to a non-citizen, or vice versa, you and your spouse may find yourselves asking big questions when it comes to estate planning and understanding the complexity of your financial picture. You’re not alone; it’s common for cross-border executives and their families to struggle with navigating tax law and regulatory restrictions. […]

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Sep
08

Hurricane Harvey Retirement Plan Loan Relief

posted on September 8th 2017 in Austin CFP Team Posts with 0 Comments

The IRS has just announced some relief for certain verification procedures for those needing to take hardship loans and distributions from their qualified retirement plans due to Hurricane Harvey. In IRS Announcement 2017-11, the IRS lays out the rationale and stipulations of the relief. There are specific restraints on what can normally be deemed a […]

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Apr
13

The Morgan Report 2017 Q1: Reliability – The Next Wave In Investing

posted on April 13th 2017 in Austin CFP Team Posts & Your Financial Advisor with 0 Comments

Everyone has a different perspective on people, values and philosophies they want to help guide them in life. As we grow and learn, we realize some associations or ideas we have had are unreliable; wisdom in part should be the letting go of these, replacing them with reliable associations. Reliability can be known both experientially […]

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