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Wednesday, May 13, 2020

We are pleased to announce we are reopening the Benson Financial Group office for face-to-face client meetings with our advisors beginning Monday, May 18th, with the following adjustments: We will not be extending hello or good-bye...

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

COVID-19 has continued to affect the markets with increased volatility. Although some of the uncertainty has decreased over the past 7 weeks, there are still a lot of questions of uncertainty including when and how fast the economy...

Monday, April 6, 2020

The C.A.R.E.S. Act: The most important things to know, and what you may need to do…. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES), signed into law by President Trump March 27th, provides over $2 Trillion of...

Monday, April 6, 2020

As a result of the U.S. Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service extending the 2019 tax filing deadline to July 15, 2020, both Traditional and Roth IRA contributions for 2019 may also be made until July 15, 2020. Due to the...

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Please be confident we are closely following the financial markets and the continued volatility that may be impacting your confidence as an investor. Since the last update we sent to you, global markets have increased in their...

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Thursday, February 27, 2020

Updates on the Coronavirus have dominated the news cycle lately, and as will almost always be the case, anytime we’re exposed to a recurring negative theme playing through a variety of different media outlets it can...

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

We feel it is important for us to notify you of some key changes to retirement plans that became effective on January 1st, 2020, as a result of The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act signed into law on...

Friday, November 30, 2018

I sat in an educational meeting in downtown St. Louis in May of 2016 as I listened to a prominent economist all but guarantee the collapse of the U.S. stock market by the fall of that year, prior to the upcoming presidential election,...

Monday, August 6, 2018

Have you given with regards to all of the confusion of the IRA world? Traditional, Simple, Roth, SEP, Rollover IRAs—the merry-go-round goes round and round. What’s so hard to understand? Let’s try to make this easy....

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Every good financial advisor worth his or her salt addresses the issues of asset allocation and diversification with their clients. “You can’t be too diversified” has become the mantra of many an advisor in recent...

Friday, June 15, 2018

Let’s take a closer look at another risk that may need to be more and more on your radar in coming years: interest rate risk.

Thursday, March 8, 2018

We call it “the noise”. If you’ve ever heard the expressions used by the financial gurus on the various media outlets, “You should ALWAYS use…”, or “You should NEVER use…,” our...

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

During the probate process a person’s property is identified, cataloged, and appraised. In addition, probate makes certain any outstanding debts and taxes are paid.