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FT. LAUDERDALE, FL – March 1, 2024 – Provenance Wealth Advisors today announced that it has been named by InvestmentNews Magazine as one of the country’s Best Places to Work for Financial Advisors in the USA. The program features a survey of all firm employees and completion of a questionnaire which asks questions about culture, […]

Though much of estate planning focuses on implementing strategies to minimize federal taxes, there are several other reasons why individuals of all income levels should engage in the planning process under the guidance of experienced professionals. Ensure your Wishes are Followed If you do not have a valid will at the time of your death, […]

One of the basic principles behind proper estate planning is to help ensure that decedents’ hard-earned wealth passes to their heirs in the most tax-efficient manner, which often means minimizing exposure to federal estate and gift taxes. While there are a variety of trust vehicles and other strategies individuals may use to achieve this goal, […]

Selling a company that you put your heart and soul into building can provide significant rewards, including financial security for the remainder of your lifetime and potentially your heirs. Nevertheless, achieving that aim and reaping the full potential of the proceeds from a business sale requires careful reviews of where your business currently fits within […]

The inflation adjustments to various provisions of the tax code increase significantly in 2023 due partly to rising consumer prices and persistent inflation. It is important to consider these changes as you engage in estate planning and preparing for tax efficiency this year and in the years ahead. In some instances, you could find yourself […]

Not only is it true that death and taxes are the only certainties in life, but one’s death can come with significant tax liabilities. The key to minimizing these so-called “death taxes” is to put tax-efficient estate plans into place while you are alive. The term “death tax” refers to money the federal government and […]

After gathering the documents needed to file annual federal income tax returns, take a moment to review all of your financial accounts before filing those papers in a drawer. Most importantly, look at how those accounts are titled and who is named as beneficiaries and consider if that information matches your current life circumstances and […]

People spend a significant amount of time building their wealth and carefully creating trusts and mapping out an estate plan to protect and preserve their assets for future generations. Yet, when it comes time to naming a trustee to carry out their wishes under the terms of a trust, many people stumble. Making the right […]

Trusts can play a critical role in helping individuals protect their wealth and ensure the efficient and private transfer of assets to beneficiaries after their passing. However, because the depth and breadth of different trust instruments are so vast, individuals must carefully structure their trusts to meet their unique needs and goals. A trust is […]

The emotional rollercoaster individuals endure during and after a divorce can be debilitating. Equally devastating are the financial fallouts that can ensue from these life transitions. However, there is a ray of sunshine beyond the storm when women take a moment to assess the facts of their newly single life and rebuild a solid financial […]