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February 20, 2019

Perfect Credit Score of 850? 760 May Be Good Enough.

Common sense and financial lore say that the higher our credit score, the better. A high credit score is a badge of honor to many people. […]
January 28, 2019

Spring Benchmark

Hot off the press, here is our firm’s quarterly newsletter. It includes a review of the markets in 2018; talks about happenings around our firm; and […]
January 16, 2019

Movie Event on February 20

BCS Wealth Management invites you to a private movie event on Wednesday, February 20! We have reserved an auditorium at Real to Reel in Johnson City. The […]
November 30, 2018

IRS Increases IRA and 401(k) Contribution Limits for 2019

The Internal Revenue Service announced cost of living adjustments that will raise the maximum contribution amounts for most retirement plans. This is good news for retirement […]
November 1, 2018

Roth IRA Conversion: A Year-End Tax Move to Consider?

Many of us tend to think of April 15 (or October 15) as the all-important tax deadline each year. Indeed, Tax Day is a significant annual […]
September 6, 2018

Are 100 Dow Points a Lot?

One of the most cited U.S. stock indexes – or gauges of the stock market – is the Dow Jones Industrial Average (or Dow). The Dow […]
July 26, 2018

The Dog Days of Summer

History isn’t always straightforward, is it? Humanity has a way of remembering certain things while forgetting others. And for the parts we forget, we are adept […]
July 3, 2018

BCS Wealth Management Ranked in Accounting Today Magazine

BCS Wealth Management has been acknowledged in Accounting Today magazine for a fourth consecutive year. The 2018 Accounting Today “Wealth Magnets” article ranks the top 150 […]
June 20, 2018

The Concorde Fallacy

I never flew on a Concorde, the British-French supersonic passenger jet that was retired in 2003. The Concorde airliners were famous for their Mach 2.04 (1,354 […]
May 29, 2018

May 29 Is National College Savings Day

Happy National College Savings Day! May 29, National College Savings Day, is a tribute (and play on words) to the 529 college savings plan. Named after […]