Health, Wealth, and Time

David Safris, President and Co-owner of Visionary Services, Inc., shares how long-term planning and balancing health, wealth, and time helped him pursue a lifelong dream.

Focus on What You Can Control

At Foster Group, we focus on what we can control and embrace uncertainty. So, when it comes to your financial plan, what are the areas we can help you control?

Five Reasons to Consider a Roth IRA Conversion

The first four months of 2020 have proven to be unpredictable, volatile, and challenging. Despite recent market changes, there continue to be several planning opportunities that we are monitoring for our clients. One of these is Roth IRA conversions. 

Asking the Right Question

As a paramedic, my dad built a career out of caring for people, and in virtually every instance, did so by starting with one simple question: "What hurts?" For over 30 years now at Foster Group, we've been asking the same question. 

Are Those Happy Tears?

Tears, bottles, diaper changes, onesies, little fingers, and strange sleep schedules – as many of you know, these are just a few of the things to expect when you bring home your newborn from the hospital. And here’s something else to expect: new tax credits! While I know good parents don’t have kids to lower their tax bill, it’s nice of the US Government to extend a bit of kindness to those taking on the heartache – and joy! – of becoming parents.

Alphabet Soup

Many industries use acronyms. Financial services are no different: QCD, RMD, DAF, and IRA to name a few. They each have their own rules and guidelines. We enjoy working with clients on a daily basis to help make sense of these terms.

5/29 is for 529’s

May 29th is National 529 plan day. While there are many ways to save for future college expenses, a 529 plan remains one of the best.