News

A collection of Withum Wealth news stories.

Taking a Page from a Catalog
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Taking a Page from a Catalog
IKEA has decided to discontinue their annual printed catalog. For the first time in over 70 years, IKEA will not be printing out their catalogue which, believe it or not, was the most printed book in the world at one point.
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2020’s Word of the Year
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2020’s Word of the Year
So, its official! It shouldn’t be much of a surprise, but the Merriam-Webster word of the year for 2020 is…. “Pandemic”.
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Just Do It!
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Just Do It!
As winter is creeping in, I wanted to share a book recommendation – Shoe Dog by Phil Knight.
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How to Create a Tax-Efficient Retirement Income Plan
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How to Create a Tax-Efficient Retirement Income Plan
After spending most of your adult time working, you have decided to retire. Congratulations! Retirement is an exciting time but is accompanied by the termination of one steady benefit—a regular paycheck. Your living expenses were covered by that fixed and constant income, but now you are on your own.
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Red, Blue and… Green?
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Red, Blue and… Green?
Last week’s Presidential election showcased the fact that we are a country divided between Red and Blue. However, over the last few elections, voters across much of the nation have uniformly agreed on one highly contested issue – easing marijuana laws. In just the last few elections, all but seven states have reduced regulations in some form or another. Time will tell whether this is a full move towards legalization, decriminalization, medical use only, or both.
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Our Initial Thoughts on the Election
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Our Initial Thoughts on the Election
This year’s election looks to have the highest voter participation rate since 1900. However, for the first time in 20 years, Americans woke up today to an uncertain Presidential election outcome.
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A Spooky Sugar High
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A Spooky Sugar High
Halloween is here and while the market might be hooked on its own, stimulus induced “sugar high”, it’s nothing compared to what kids will experience this weekend. As controversial as candy can be – yes, I love Candy Corn, sue me! – we thought it would be fun to take a deep-dive into the multi-billion dollar candy industry fueling children across the country towards a face-painted, dressed-up, hyperactive evening.
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Don’t Hit The Mute Button On Progress
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Don’t Hit The Mute Button On Progress
After the chaos fueled first presidential debate, many Americans did not know what to expect ahead of last Thursday’s round two faceoff between Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and President Donald Trump. What we witnessed was an exhausting yet civil and much more productive presidential debate. Phew, what a relief! Some might argue that the key to the debate’s success was not the addition of a mute button but the moderator, Kristen Welker.
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