Q1 2018 Quarterly Commentary – April 1, 2018: The Return of (Normal) Market Volatility

In the first quarter of 2018, the stock market—as measured by the S&P 500—declined by -0.8%, its first negative quarterly result since the period ended December, 2015. The Dow Jones Industrials declined by -2.0%; the NASDAQ logged a positive quarter at +2.6%; major foreign stock markets offered no shelter, with declines that exceeded our […]

How the New Tax Law Affects Your Real Property Taxes

The 2017 tax season is almost behind us and we will soon be able to breathe a sigh of relief. The great news heard around the US is that starting in 2018, the tax code has been simplified. Right?  Signed into law in December, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Bill is over 600 […]