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Read our latest thoughts on Estate Planning, Trust Services and Mutual Funds.

Video 1/20/2022

Video: Is Giving Your IRA to Charity the Only Alternative to Paying the Tax?

In Greek Mythology, Homer wrote about two sea monsters, Scylla and Charybdis, who lived on opposite sides of the Strait of Messina. They posed an i...

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Video 1/13/2022

Video: Establishing an IRA Trust for a Special Needs Child

If a special needs beneficiary receives needs-based government benefits, like Supplemental Security Income, Medicaid, or housing assistance, attain...

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Video 1/11/2022

Video: Dunham | Quarter in 2s

Every quarter we will give you our opinions on domestic markets, international markets, and the bond market, all in about 2 minutes.

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Video 1/6/2022

Video: IRA Planning for a Beneficiary Affected by Substance Abuse

Many parents will name their children as beneficiaries of their IRAs, but when one of those children has had a substance abuse problem, estate and ...

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Video 12/30/2021

Video: Leaving More Lifetime Income to Your Family From Your IRA

In 2020, most provisions of the SECURE Act went into effect, including a provision that requires a mandatory payment of all taxes on an inherited I...

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Video 12/23/2021

Video: How Leaving an IRA to Your Spouse Could Disinherit Your Kids

IRA owners often name their spouse as the beneficiary of their IRA. This video explains why doing so may cause problems if the spouse decides to re...

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Video 12/9/2021

Why You Should Name a Trust as the Beneficiary of Your IRA

An Individual Retirement Account (IRA) may contain a large portion of assets that you've saved with your children or other loved ones in mind. When...

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Video 11/23/2021

What is a Donor-Advised Fund?

If you have clients who want to become more intentional with their charitable giving, they may be interested in establishing a donor-advised fund.

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Video 10/12/2021

Video: Dunham | Quarter in 2s

Every quarter we will give you our opinions on domestic markets, international markets, and the bond market, all in about 2 minutes.

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Video 7/6/2021

Video: Dunham | Quarter in 2s

Dunham's opinions on domestic markets, international markets, and the bond market of Q2 2021.

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Video 5/25/2021

Video: Using Emotions as Your Investment Guide Could Cost You

It's no secret that letting emotions guide your investment strategy could be a costly decision. However, it can be hard not to let fear get the bes...

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