Introduction Year-end tax planning is especially challenging this year because of ongoing uncertainty related to whether Congress will extend the Bush-era tax cuts into 2013. The current tax regime is slated to expire on December 31st, and if not extended, many Americans will face significant increases in their taxes next year, an issue dubbed “the […]

Introduction In December 2010, President Obama signed the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010, extending until 2012 the provisions of the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001, commonly known as the Bush Tax Cuts. Under the current provisions, all tax cuts are scheduled to expire on December […]

As another school year begins, we are also getting closer to that day when we’ll drop off our children at college. A lot of emotion comes with this change, and one heartache is, “How are we going to pay for all this?” The answer is, “With college planning.” If you have a moment, log onto […]

Few words better characterize today’s financial markets than uncertainty. We believe investors need to adjust their expectations in order to adapt to the road ahead. It seems to be the nature of today’s markets to subject investors to sharp price fluctuations and confusing global events that test emotional fortitude at every turn. Experience has taught […]

BISMARCK, N.D. – March  23, 2012 – Investment Centers of America, Inc. (ICA) recognized Brad Connors as one of ICA’s top ten representatives at the company’s national conference in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.  The annual event, held March 7-10 at the Sawgrass Marriott Resort, provided an opportunity for attendees to share strategies for developing effective […]