Inflation is Here

Inflation is Here

Here is what is causing it and how it will affect you  It is hard to ignore the painfully expensive cost of just about everything nowadays. Many people point to the sudden 3 trillion-dollar printing spree by the federal government during the pandemic. This answer does in fact seem like the knee-jerking economist explanation. Printing 35% of all US currency in 10 months would lead to a lot of inflation, right...
Washington State Long-Term Care Tax

Washington State Long-Term Care Tax

The WA Long-Term Care Trust Act (The WA Cares Fund)[/eUpdated as of January 25, 2021 The Washington state House has voted to delay the implementation of the WA Cares Fund. What does this mean for you? Here is what we know now...
The Importance of International Diversification in Your Portfolio

The Importance of International Diversification in Your Portfolio

This question is one we hear a lot from clients: “Why do I want to hold non-US equities in my portfolio? I know more about US companies and feel more confident about their performance over international equities.” It goes without saying that the US is home to some of the most successful companies in the world: Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, Google, Facebook, Berkshire Hathaway, to name just a few. The holdings for the top ten US companies have ...