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The Largest Social Security COLA in 5 Years!

Every October, the Social Security Administration announces whether there will be a Cost-of-Living-Adjustment (COLA) to Social Security Benefits for the upcoming year.

The Lastest Updates to Trump's Tax Reform

It’s that time again. Trump Tax Talk!

This past week, we received a little bit deeper proposal for, what the White House has labeled the “Unified Framework for Fixing Our Broken Tax Code.” The full transcript for the proposed framework can be found HERE.

Welcome Darren!

Darren should be a familiar face to you all! He's been a friend and colleague to Veater Financial Group for many years and has been a registered representative with LPL Financial since August of 2014. Starting this Monday, Darren will be in the office full time taking on Steve's responsibilities as he begins to apply to business school. 

Equifax Security Breach: Steps to Protect Yourself

Personal security is a topic that we at Veater Financial Group do not take lightly. If you haven't already read our previous posts titled "6 Ways to Combat Identity Theft, "Detecting an IRS Impersonator" and "Protect Yourself from Scammers" please do so. 

Recently in the news you may have heard that Equifax, a major credit reporting agency, announced that a breach of sensitive information - including Social Security numbers, driver's license numbers and addresses - occurred between May and July of this year, affecting 143 million Americans.

Such an occurrence is troubling and may lead you to think, "How does my Wealth Manager protect my information?"

Saving for College: 3 Things to Consider

A new school year is upon us. Jess and I sent off our oldest child, Clara, to school for the first time (sniffle, sniffle). And, as many clients wisely advise me, it’ll go by in the blink of an eye. Then onto college. Perhaps many of you have kids or grandkids in college. Or perhaps, like my daughter, they are many years out.

Maintaining an Effective Emergency Fund

Jack Welch famously said years ago that “Cash is King.” Mr. Welch, of course, was the CEO of GE for 20 years when they were the largest company in the US (by market capitalization) during the mid-90s. He felt cash was important to have on hand in case you needed it for certain specific scenarios so you don’t need to interrupt your other business operations.

George's 2017 Rodeo Rundown!

Rodeo has played a major part of George's life for the better part of 30 years.

The Cost of Medicare Part B

Medicare started in mid 1965 when President Lyndon B. Johnson signed legislation which introduced healthcare coverage for seniors (age 65 and older). During that first year, 19 million individuals signed up for Medicare. In 2015, 55.5 million people received health coverage through a Medicare program.

Medicare has several subsets that makes up the whole:

What is GDP? And what does it tell us about the economy?

A bellwether statistic many economists look at to gauge the health of the U.S. economy is Gross Domestic Product (GDP). GDP is defined simply as the total value of goods produced and services provided in a country during one year. Over the past 50 years, the United States has averaged an increase of 2.8% in real GDP growth per year.

Outside the Office: Karen

Karen was born and raised here in the Valley and is the oldest of 3 girls. In 1978 the Ward family bought 10 acres and moved to Coarsegold.

(Karen on the left)

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