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Legacy Planning Tips for Same-Sex Couples

Gay Friendly Financial Advisor Annapolis Legacy Planning November 29, 2017 Author: Woody Derricks

When the Supreme Court legalized gay marriage, it didn’t alleviate many of the ambiguities related to legacy planning for same-sex couples. Children, physical and digital assets, and even family attitudes can impact the planning process for those in the LGBT community. To ensure that you leave the legacy you’ve always wanted, it is important to […]

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How Much Life Insurance Do My Partner and I Need?

Financial Advisor Financial Advisor for LGBT Couples Gay Friendly Financial Advisor Annapolis Life Insurance June 29, 2017 Author: Woody Derricks

Same-sex couples need to look at life insurance even more so than their heterosexual counterparts. With so many unknowns when it comes to the legal ramifications of civil unions and domestic partnerships, life insurance should be an integral part of every same-sex couple’s financial planning process. Life insurance should not be treated as a one-size-fits-all […]

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Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements for Same-Sex Couples

Financial Advisor for Gay Couples Financial Advisor for LGBT Couples Financial Planning for Gay Couples Financial Planning for same-sex couples Gay Friendly Financial Advisor Annapolis May 22, 2017 Author: Woody Derricks

Although some same-sex couples may not want to admit it, divorce may be on the horizon for them. It’s the unfortunate reality in today’s world. With ambiguous laws and some states still not realizing certain types of civil unions, the division of assets could be much hazier when it comes to same-sex couples separating. If […]

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Jointly or Separately: How Should Married Same-Sex Couples File Taxes?

Financial Planning for same-sex couples Gay Friendly Financial Advisor Annapolis Tax Planning Taxes February 28, 2017 Author: Woody Derricks

With tax filing just around the corner, many new same-sex couples are asking whether or not they should take advantage of simplified joint filing or file separately, as they did before marriage. While it may seem easier, filing jointly could actually result in higher taxes! It’s best to examine your circumstances and then consult a […]

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Moral Peace of Mind with Socially-Responsible Investing

Financial Advisor Financial Advisor for Gay Couples Financial Advisor for LGBT Couples Financial Planning for Gay Couples Gay Friendly Financial Advisor Annapolis Investments LGBT friendly financial Advisor June 28, 2016 Author: Woody Derricks

In the wake of the Orlando shooting as well as other acts of gun violence over the past few years, I’ve been asked more and more about limiting gun manufacturers from client portfolios.  For those clients who have been concerned about guns, we’ve been discussing socially-responsible investing. While socially-responsible investing has been around for some […]

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Domestic Partnerships and Civil Unions

Financial Advisor for Gay Couples Gay Friendly Financial Advisor Annapolis March 30, 2016 Author: Woody Derricks

Domestic Partnerships and Civil Unions Source: https://www.irs.gov/ If you’re in a domestic partnership, civil union or similar formal relationship that is not a marriage under state law, you’re not considered as married for federal tax purposes. This was made clear by the IRS in its Revenue Ruling 2013-17. Revenue Ruling 2013-17 ruled that same-sex couples, […]

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