QCDs: Donating and Gift Giving Through Your IRA

A qualified charitable distribution, or QCD, allows you to distribute funds from your IRA to an eligible charity.

Oh Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree: 5 Christmas Tree Facts

During the Christmas season, you may find almost every manner of Christmas tree, from plastic-colored versions to fresh-cut ones that are stories high. Here are some fun facts about Christmas trees you may not know.

LPL Financial Research Outlook 2023: Finding Balance

Through all the challenges, newfound opportunities, and every high and low we’ve experienced during the last couple of years, it’s no surprise why we might be striving for more balance.

5 Year-End Tax Planning Questions to Ask Your Financial Professional

The average U.S. income tax rate stands at just over 13%—and if you’re like many taxpayers, you’re always looking for new tips and tricks to help reduce this percentage.1

Why You Should Factor Long-Term Care Into Your Estate Plan

A solid estate plan should not only provide for your assets after you pass, but also plan for your long-term care while you’re alive.