When it comes to securing the future of a disabled child, establishing a trust is a powerful and proactive step that parents should consider. A special needs trust or a supplemental needs trust provides financial stability, asset protection, and preserves eligibility for government benefits. Together we will delve into the key reasons why establishing a trust for a disabled child is crucial and how it can provide long-term security and peace of mind for both the child and their family.
Today’s Chart of the Day is from S&P Global. If you follow my posts, you will not be surprised that over the last 20 years the S&P 500 index, where larger companies make up more of the index than smaller ones, beat actively managed funds an incredible 92.4% of the time. That is a high bar to beat.
Today’s Chart of the Day is a comment about a unique risk that can occur in successful index funds. For instance, we often hear about what many call the “Tech-Heavy NASDAQ” which refers to the Invesco QQQ Trust Exchange Traded Fund (ETF), the 5th largest exchange-traded fund in the US.
Today’s Chart of the Day comes from A Wealth of Common Sense and shows the top 10 companies in the stock market going back to 1980.
Today’s Chart of the Day from an article called “Best Time to Buy Stocks” shows the percentage of households that own stocks of any form. Besides a slight decline after the Great Recession, the percentage has held steady between 50%-60% of the US population and currently stands at 61%.
If you’re a real estate investor hoping to expand your portfolio, you may want to consider a 1031 exchange. A 1031 can be a great way to purchase commercial real estate without having to immediately pay the properties’ capital gains taxes. By saving money on your taxes, you can use the funds to invest further, make improvements to the property, or consolidate your portfolio. But how do you know if a 1031 is your best option? We’ll explain what a 1031 is, how it works, and whether or not it’s a good investment for you.
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