Robert Kirkland discusses how cryptocurrency can be used for goods, services and investments; the importance of documentation and management and real-life ‘horror’ stories from lack of planning. Bit by Bit: The Planning/Fiduciary Administration of Cryptocurrency? by goCast Robert Kirkland describes real life stories from lack of planning.
Bit by Bit: What is Cryptocurrency? by goCast Robert Kirkland describes when and by whom cryptocurrency was created. Robert Kirkland discusses the planning and administration of cryptocurrency.
Thompson v. Oracle Corp., No. 4:21-cv-00026-YGR, 2021 WL 5865519 (N.D. Cal. Dec. 10, 2021) (Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers). When Elisa Thompson went to work for Sun Microsystems, she specifically negotiated a job offer that included a guarantee of lifetime disability benefits because she was concerned about the possible return of a childhood disability. When Oracle […]
Creating a “My Social Security” Account Every financial planner—and most everyone else—knows how important Social Security benefits are to financial security during retirement, disability, or after the death of an insured person. Social Security provides roughly half of all retirement income to retirees with average lifetime earnings. Financial planners should encourage their clients to establish […]
Mike McGlothlin CFP®, CHFC®, CLU®, LUTCF®, NSSA® If you could improve your clients’ probability of success by close to 100%, would you feel obligated to at least learn more about it? What if I told you that this strategy works regardless of economic conditions, tax rates and regulatory environment? If I also told you it’s […]
Considering Life Insurance in a Qualified Plan: A Fiduciary Guide The fiduciary of an Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) trust has responsibilities and must follow certain duties. A person is a fiduciary if they exercise any discretionary authority or control over the management or disposition of the plan’s assets, render investment advice or have […]
Jette v. United of Omaha Life Ins. Co., No. 20-1719, __ F.4th __, 2021 WL 5231971 (1st Cir. Nov. 10, 2021) (Before Circuit Judges Howard and Thompson, and District Court Judge Raul Arias-Marxuach). Jette v. United of Omaha Life Ins. Co., No. 20-1719, _ F.4th _, 2021 WL 5231971 (1st Cir. Nov. 10, 2021) (Before Circuit Judges […]