Fall 2022 Team Update – While the sun hasn’t quite decided to leave us here in Oregon quite yet, Fall is certainly in the air. The summer heat gives way for cool crisp morning and children have kicked off a new school year. As we ramp up another election season, the markets will try to make heads or tails of the uncertainty not only…
Summer 2022 Team Update – As the record rainfall of 2022 has appeared to come to a close and the sunshine finally decided to grace us with its presence here in Oregon, the smell of backyard grills everywhere has begun to fill the air. We continue to see more and more clients make their way into the office, as well as meeting new faces.
Spring 2022 Team Update – As 2022 continues to clip along, the beautiful Spring weather brings new life to a dreary winter season. Mask mandates have lifted here in Oregon and things are starting to feel a little more like normal. With clients beginning to make their way into the office for meetings, it’s been a joy seeing folks in person again.
Winter 2021 Team Update – After a long, dry several months, old man winter has reared his ugly head here in Oregon. Blue sky and excessive heat have given way to cold air and atmospheric rivers. While the days may be shorter and the weather a little gloomier, we continue our commitment in helping our clients achieve their financial goals, as well as meet with new folks.
Summer 2021 Team Update – We love summertime! Although we could do without Oregon Heatwave 2021, the bright, sunny skies continue to bring smiles to our faces. While we continue to proceed with caution, we are staying busy working with clients on their financial plans, as well as meeting new folks. We truly appreciate the trust our clients have in the work we do for them and the family and friends they have sent our way for help.
Spring 2021 Team Update – As we continue to march on through 2021, the beautiful Spring weather brings new life to a dreary winter season. Kids are starting to get back in the classroom and life is beginning to look just a little more normal. We have been working diligently to prepare in welcoming our clients back in to the office and have now begun scheduling in-person visits.
In 2019, the Oregon Legislature passed Senate Bill 1049 (SB1049). The bill makes some changes to the Oregon PERS calculations in their quest to help keep the PERS system funded for current and future beneficiaries. While the bill was passed in 2019, components of the bill take effect at various times throughout 2020. For the most part, it is active PERS members who will be impacted by these changes. It’s important, if you are an active PERS member, to understand how these changes may impact you.
Most are familiar with the old saying “never mix business with pleasure.” However, for business owners both large and small, keeping in mind the mantra to never mix business finances with personal finances will serve you well.
Moments of crisis are times for people to come together and help one another. However, with the rise of record unemployment levels, unemployment fraud has taken hold of vulnerable targets.