2018 Tax Reform

2018 Tax Reform

4 Key Takeaways for Investors By: Chris Merchant, CFP® Hunt Country Wealth Management After reviewing the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act that was recently approved by Congress and signed into law by President Trump here are 4 Key Takeaways that Investors Should be Aware of....
Basics of Index Funds

Basics of Index Funds

Index funds have become an increasingly popular investment. But are they right for you? We all remember the story of the tortoise and the hare. It was in this tale that we learned a valuable lesson: slow and steady wins the race. The tortoise was not a glamorous...
Preventing Identity Theft

Preventing Identity Theft

Limiting exposure of your personal information is the best way to protect yourself from fraud. The Federal Trade Commission estimates that as many as nine million Americans have their identities stolen each year. Many consumers associate identity theft with email...
Long-Term Care Offers More Choices

Long-Term Care Offers More Choices

Long-Term Care Insurance Offers More Choices As healthcare costs increase, long-term care insurance companies offer more options.  A 2014 study by Genworth and the American Association for Long Term Care Insurance found that the majority (71 percent) of new claims...
Disability Insurance

Disability Insurance

Protect Your Income With Disability Coverage You’ve insured your home and personal property, your vehicles and your life, but are you overlooking your most substantial asset – your ability to earn income? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,...
Family Caregiver

Family Caregiver

Taking Care of Your Parents in Retirement: Every day throughout America, parents, adult children and spouses selflessly care for loved ones afflicted with illnesses, disabilities, traumatic injuries or the effects of aging. According to a study by the National...
Winchester, Va Toys for Tots Collection Site

Winchester, Va Toys for Tots Collection Site

This Christmas give the gift of hope to a local area child in need with U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots holiday campaign.  We will be collecting new, unwrapped toys for less fortunate children in our community now until Wednesday, December 20th at our Old Town...
Successful Succession Planning

Successful Succession Planning

Before you can choose a successor, you need to know what your business needs to succeed after your departure. Entrepreneurs often spend so much time building their business, they give little thought to how they’ll leave it and often get blindsided by the amount of...
Sustainable and Responsible Investing

Sustainable and Responsible Investing

Increasingly, investors seek to align their personal beliefs with their financial actions. Not so long ago, the phrase “socially responsible investing” might have brought to mind environmentalists keeping their investment dollars out of companies they believed to be...