23 04, 2018

Top Tax Deductions All Seniors and Retirees Need to Know

2018-04-23T14:30:54+00:00

The Privileges of Age: Top Tax Deductions All Seniors and Retirees Need to Know (SECTION 2) Seniors and retirees understand the importance of making every dollar count. One way to do just that is to make sure you don’t miss out on potentially valuable tax breaks. Educating yourself about the tax deductions [...]

Top Tax Deductions All Seniors and Retirees Need to Know 2018-04-23T14:30:54+00:00
23 04, 2018

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

2018-04-23T14:25:53+00:00

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: The Challenges, Changes and Historic Legislation That Could Impact Your Tax Bill (SECTION 1) When President Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act into law on Dec. 22, 2017, it signified the end of a challenging process of compromise, negotiation and reconciliation between the competing [...]

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act 2018-04-23T14:25:53+00:00
23 04, 2018

Market Update: The Week Ahead

2018-04-23T12:10:41+00:00

Daily Insights Earnings season is off to a strong start. With 87 S&P 500 Indexcompanies having reported first quarter 2018 results, Thomson-tracked earnings for the quarter are tracking to an impressive 20% year-over-year increase, above the 18% expected as of April 1. The strong increase is being driven primarily by solid economic growth, a weak U.S. dollar, and [...]

Market Update: The Week Ahead 2018-04-23T12:10:41+00:00
23 04, 2018

Happy Earth Day

2018-04-23T12:02:55+00:00

Earth Day was celebrated Sunday, April 22, 2018, and this environmentally focused holiday may have some investors thinking about how the companies they invest in impact the world around us. Labels such as socially responsible investing (SRI), “environmental, social, and governance” (ESG), and “impact investing” are often used to describe strategies that invest in ways [...]

Happy Earth Day 2018-04-23T12:02:55+00:00
23 04, 2018

Cabin Fever

2018-04-23T11:51:11+00:00

From the desk of Lori Aufderhar, Summit’s Director of Operations/Retirement Coach: It’s been a long winter this year here in Minnesota, but it seems like the end is finally in sight! I've been thinking of getting away to somewhere warm and sunny, even though I’ve already taken 2 trips to Arizona this winter. Seeing a [...]

Cabin Fever 2018-04-23T11:51:11+00:00
19 04, 2018

Forbes Magazine Top Ten Best-in-State

2018-04-19T12:31:22+00:00

Sean McDermott, CFP®, was recently recognized in the Top Ten by Forbes Magazine as one of the 2018 Best-In-State Wealth Advisors.  According to Forbes, advisors selected for the inaugural list were assessed on a variety of criteria, including years of experience, community involvement, and client retention data*. "This is a huge accomplishment," said Andy Kalbaugh, LPL [...]

Forbes Magazine Top Ten Best-in-State 2018-04-19T12:31:22+00:00
16 04, 2018

The Bottoming Process

2018-04-16T12:11:52+00:00

The S&P 500 Index continues to find support near its 200-day moving average and recently bounced near the early February lows. Additionally, the retest of the February lows took place on lower volume, which is a positive sign that we could be nearing the end of this bottom process. “The last time we made a [...]

The Bottoming Process 2018-04-16T12:11:52+00:00
16 04, 2018

How Can Charlie Brown Help Investors?

2018-04-16T13:42:57+00:00

“In the book of life, the answers aren’t in the back.” Charlie Brown Markets are not easy to navigate, as fear and greed can often get in the way of prudent investment decisions. As much as we would like a script to follow, it isn’t that simple. Much like the quote from Charlie Brown on [...]

How Can Charlie Brown Help Investors? 2018-04-16T13:42:57+00:00
16 04, 2018

Market Update: Retail Sales Rebound

2018-04-16T11:38:32+00:00

Daily Insights Earnings season kicks into high gear this week. Reports ramp up this week with about 15% of consensus S&P 500 Index firms reporting results. Despite the lackluster response to financial companies’ results on Friday, we continue to expect a strong earnings season, driven by solid global economic growth, robust manufacturing activity, a weaker U.S. dollar, and [...]

Market Update: Retail Sales Rebound 2018-04-16T11:38:32+00:00
16 04, 2018

Retirement – The Busiest Time Of Your Life?

2018-04-16T11:03:39+00:00

From the desk of Lori Aufderhar, Summit’s Director of Operations/Retirement Coach: I often hear in my office that retirement is the busiest time of life – is that true for you? Recently, I shared a post asking if you’re busy with what you want to be busy with, or have you taken on someone else’s [...]

Retirement – The Busiest Time Of Your Life? 2018-04-16T11:03:39+00:00
16 04, 2018

What does Baseball, The Oscars, and the Nobel Prize have to do with your Wealth Management

2018-04-16T10:57:43+00:00

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rATOU-CGNfc   Nathan Krampe, CFP answers that age old question: What does The Baseball Hall of Fame, The Oscars, and the Nobel Prize have to do with your Wealth Management? To schedule a 60 minute in-office meeting please click here. summitinvest.com info@summitinvest.com

What does Baseball, The Oscars, and the Nobel Prize have to do with your Wealth Management 2018-04-16T10:57:43+00:00
13 04, 2018

Nathan Krampe Awarded the “2018 Five Star Wealth Manager”

2018-04-13T13:47:54+00:00

Nathan was awarded this great honor for the fifth time. Five Star Professional conducts market research to define and promote professional excellence in the professions we serve. The Five Star designation assists consumers in selecting a service professional that other consumers say provides exceptional client satisfaction and service.  

Nathan Krampe Awarded the “2018 Five Star Wealth Manager” 2018-04-13T13:47:54+00:00
13 04, 2018

Forbes Ranks Nathan Krampe Among Top Next-Generation Wealth Advisors

2018-04-13T13:39:07+00:00

According to Forbes, advisors were selected for the list based on insights from SHOOK Research™, which compiles quantitative and qualitative data. Advisors were evaluated using a variety of criteria and must have been born after 1980 to qualify for the award*. LPL advisors recognized on the list include: Michael Carpenter, Danielson Financial Group, Las Vegas Brandon Collier, Collier Financial, [...]

Forbes Ranks Nathan Krampe Among Top Next-Generation Wealth Advisors 2018-04-13T13:39:07+00:00
10 04, 2018

60% of Retired Minnesotan’s Don’t Have This!

2018-04-10T11:29:04+00:00

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8GtUuwoN-gM 60% of Retired Minnesotan's Don't Have This!  If you are part of the 60% of retired Minnesotans who don't have a basic estate plan, this workshop will help.  You owe it to yourself to not waste the opportunity to better the lives of those you care about.  Thursday, April 19th @ 4:30pm [...]

60% of Retired Minnesotan’s Don’t Have This! 2018-04-10T11:29:04+00:00
9 04, 2018

As Earnings Season Kicks Off, Should Investors Be Excited?

2018-04-09T12:00:30+00:00

First quarter earnings season kicks off this week with several financial companies reporting results on April 12–13, and we are expecting another strong quarter of results. The S&P 500 Index has grown earnings at a double-digit clip three out of the past four quarters (as shown in today’s Chart of the Day below); could it [...]

As Earnings Season Kicks Off, Should Investors Be Excited? 2018-04-09T12:00:30+00:00
9 04, 2018

Market Update: What To Watch On Trade

2018-04-09T11:48:47+00:00

Daily Insights First quarter earnings season kicks off this week. Several financial companies will report results on April 12-13, marking the unofficial start of first quarter earnings season. The S&P 500 Index has grown earnings at a double-digit clip three out of the past four quarters, and we believe is likely to make it four out of five. [...]

Market Update: What To Watch On Trade 2018-04-09T11:48:47+00:00
9 04, 2018

Go Go, Slow Go or No Go?

2018-04-09T11:19:32+00:00

From the desk of Lori Aufderhar, Summit’s Director of Operations/Retirement Coach: Typically when I talk with retirees about retirement they are in one of three categories. Go Go is where they are on the go, just retired, and hitting that bucket list. Whether they’ve just bought the RV and have hit the road for 4 [...]

Go Go, Slow Go or No Go? 2018-04-09T11:19:32+00:00
2 04, 2018

How to Love Corrections

2018-04-02T16:35:10+00:00

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OK_P2CoWEwM   Nathan Krampe, CFP discusses your "Probability of Success" and show you "How to LOVE Stock Market Corrections." summitinvest.com info@summitinvest.com

How to Love Corrections 2018-04-02T16:35:10+00:00