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What IS a SPAC? What’s an NFT? Do I Want One in My Portfolio? Thumbnail

What IS a SPAC? What’s an NFT? Do I Want One in My Portfolio?

The financial press has generated much excitement over the sudden increase in SPACs (Special Purpose Acquisition Companies) and the advent of NFTs (non-fungible tokens). Due to the large sums of money being showered on both, the parody skits on Saturday Night Live, and the involvement of “influencer financiers,” there is a lot of buzz.

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CA Proposition 19: Changes and Trade-Offs Thumbnail

CA Proposition 19: Changes and Trade-Offs

This is a detailed issue that pushes you in one direction while pulling in another at the same time. Depending what you choose, you may maintain low property taxes, but sacrifice stepped-up basis. Or, you may keep your stepped-up basis, but your family would lose the low-assessed value for property tax purposes.

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3rd Quarter 2020 Commentary Thumbnail

3rd Quarter 2020 Commentary

The coronavirus is still very much with us, as is much of the economic dislocation occasioned by the virus and accompanying lockdowns. We are closing in rapidly on a number of vaccines. But it may be quite some time before most of us will have access to them, and there will inevitably be frustration in the process.

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