Trim Your Future Tax Bill by Thinking Ahead

Signature Wealth Strategies, Tax Planning, Florence SC

Don’t procrastinate when it comes to prepping for tax season. The tax code can be a labyrinth to navigate. Nevertheless, taking action now – while you, your financial advisor and accountant have time to think through the possibilities and maximize your tax savings – could be more than worth the effort. Consider adding one or…

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Home, Sweet Home(s): Investing in Real Estate

Real estate investing

In his celebrated 1822 song, Home, Sweet Home, playwright John Howard Payne profoundly and firmly holds his own home as a more revered spot than a royal palace (even if the said home is a “lowly thatched cottage”). While you may not know Payne by name, you’ll undoubtedly be aware of his brilliant and imperishable…

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Better Together: Essential Small Business Survival Tips for Right Now

maidenhair tree

The stunning beauty of a Maidenhair tree is matched only by its remarkable resilience to survive all sorts of environmental challenges that topple less hardy species. The tree agelessly defies strong winds, pollution, and drought. The secret of how a Maidenhair tree can live for more than 1,000 years was recently discovered—its ability to adapt…

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Why Rethinking Retirement Can Lead to a Healthier and Happier Life

retired woman

Picture this… what’s the first thing that enters your mind with these words? Flower Friend Retirement Music Anyone can quickly imagine a flower, a friend or music. But, retirement? What does retirement look like?   Most of us think about retirement as “life after 65”, having taken a nice, clean, dramatic transition from the grind of…

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A Crisis Is A Terrible Thing to Waste

mountains

I’ve been reading a book called, “The Road Less Stupid” by Keith J. Cunningham and the title of this blog is taken from one of his chapters. When I turned the page and saw those words, I had to stop for a minute to process how the words made me feel. I don’t like the…

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The SECURE Act and You: 6 Ways It Impacts the Individual Investor

SECURE Act, Signature Wealth Strategies, Florence, SC

We believe it’s of critical importance that you stay informed of any key changes that may affect your retirement and estate planning – in easy-to-understand language. In alignment with this belief, please feel welcome to review the following information on the SECURE Act, passed in December of 2019.   The SECURE Act is a piece…

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Tax Season 2019 Is Here: This Is What You Need to Know

1040 tax form

  January not only marks the beginning of a new year (or sometimes even a whole new decade), but also starts a season of feverish paperwork gathering and appointment setting in preparation for the quickly approaching tax filing deadlines. Curious what the markets have been up to so far this year? Please feel welcome to…

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Avoid These 4 Financial Planning Pitfalls To Step It Up

Avoid Financial Mistakes, Signature Wealth Strategies, Florence, SC

  Financial success is all about intention and, you guessed it, planning. All too often, people simply do not give enough consideration to not only create an initial vision and plan but ensuring to revise that vision and strategy as their lives evolve. When it comes to your plans for the financial future, what -is-…

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