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Are Financial Advisors Still Relevant in a Digital World? (Whitepaper)

By CCR WM | April 12, 2022

A guide to determining if you should work with a financial advisor.

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Forbes Best In State 2022

By CCR WM | April 12, 2022

CCR is honored to be listed #11 in the state of MA on the Forbes list of Best in State Wealth Advisors!

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CCR Listed on the Top DC Advisor Teams for 2021

By CCR WM | March 30, 2022

CCR Wealth Management is pleased to be listed again on the Top DC Advisor Teams for 2021!

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Continue to Care for Your Family: Final Expense Insurance

By CCR WM | March 10, 2022

For those shopping for life insurance and looking for ways to help their family even after they are gone, final expense insurance could be one alternative to consider.

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1099s & Working With a Tax Preparer

By CCR WM | February 23, 2022

Financial Planner Jonathan Lilja discusses 1099s, when to expect them, and how to choose a CPA or tax preparer for the upcoming tax season. Don’t wait to seek professional help as many CPAs are simply too busy to pick up new clients!

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Behavioral Finance & Market Outcomes Ebook

By John Maher, CFA | February 8, 2022

Behavioral biases have a proven, negative effect on investor outcomes. We draw from the annual Dalbar Quantitative Analysis of Investor Behavior report in quantifying their effect on individuals’ portfolio returns, and explore both Cognitive and Emotional biases as well as discussions of specific behaviors common among investors.

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January 2022 Market Outlook

By CCR WM | January 24, 2022

Change is afoot in the markets. 2022 is a mid-term election year which also brings change, often. It would not surprise us if change were also afoot among the public’s perceptions of the power they have granted to governments.

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The Great Spending Balance

By CCR WM | January 20, 2022

Explore some smart strategies to address with your financial professional—ensuring that you’re able to enjoy your life in the present, while still building a solid foundation for your future.

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Year-End Tax Planning Tips

By CCR WM | December 27, 2021

If you think tax-saving strategies are too complicated, you could be missing out on tax savings!

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2022 Tax Planning Whitepaper

By CCR WM | December 13, 2021

In this guide, we will explore where your tax dollars go, some of the ways tax filing may look different in 2022, and what you can do to prepare. Keep in mind, this guide is for informational purposes only and is not a replacement for real-life advice, so make sure to consult your tax, legal,…

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2021 China Regulations Commentary

By CCR WM | December 10, 2021

Investment Analyst and CFA Chloe Gu takes a look at recent regulatory news out of China, including commentary on CCR Wealth Management’s outlook on the future of investing in China.

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November 2021 Market Outlook

By CCR WM | November 19, 2021

In 2021-2022, with expectations having been guided by the Fed, the concept of “transient” inflation is openly debated among market watchers and other pundits.

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Estate Considerations for the LGBTQ Community

Five Estate Considerations for the LGBTQ+ Community

By CCR WM | November 1, 2021

Members of the LGBTQ+ community have faced numerous challenges on the road to having their relationships being considered equal in the eyes of the government.

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Secure Act Whitepaper

By CCR WM | August 17, 2021

The bill is intended to provide additional incentives to help people save more for retirement over a longer period of time, among other changes. The ideas behind the SECURE Act had been worked on for years before they were folded into a broader spending bill in late 2019. The bill passed on December 20, 2019,…

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July 2021 Market Brief

By CCR WM | August 2, 2021

Recent regulatory moves by Chinese authorities have shaken investors, with some broad-based Chinese investment funds and indexes were recently down anywhere from 26% to 40% from their February highs.

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June 2021 Market Outlook

By John Maher, CFA | June 22, 2021

Recent regulatory moves by Chinese authorities have shaken investors. This is understandable, given that some broad-based Chinese investment funds and indexes were recently down anywhere from 26% to 40% from their February highs.

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Happy Earth Day!

By CCR WM | April 22, 2021
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CCR Listed on the Top DC Advisor Teams for 2020

By CCR WM | April 19, 2021

We are ecstatic to be listed on the Top DC Advisor Teams again for 2020! NAPA Top DC Advisor Teams list highlights the nation’s leading retirement plan advisor firms. This list focuses on teams, broadly defined as being in a single physical location, and having at least $100 million in DC assets under advisement.…

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April 2021 Market Update and Q&A

By John Maher, CFA | April 9, 2021

Our CIO John Maher gives a market outlook and answers questions on the housing market, inflation, cryptocurrency and electric vehicle investments, and value stocks.

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Forbes Best in State

By CCR WM | April 1, 2021

CCR is honored to be listed as #8 on the Forbes list of Best in State Wealth Advisors *The 2021 ranking of the Forbes’ Best–in–State Wealth Advisors list was developed by SHOOK Research and is based on in– person and telephone due–diligence meetings to evaluate each advisor qualitatively and on a ranking algorithm that…

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February 2021 Market Outlook

By CCR Investment Committee | February 10, 2021

Retrospectives and projections are the norm for year-end commentaries.  Our year-end (or beginning) comments are traditionally light on forecasts.  We made the point in last January’s web-cast video that forecasts can actually be significant detractors to investment outcomes if inherent uncertainties are not considered. 

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DCF Winter Items Donation

By CCR WM | December 21, 2020

A huge thank you to everyone who donated to the kids in the care of DCF this year! We collected over 50 pairs of pajamas and an entire bag each of boys underwear, girls underwear, gloves, and hats!

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2020 Post Election Q&A

By CCR WM | November 10, 2020

Our CIO John Maher, CFA, answers questions on the effect of the election on the US/China relationship, the probability of a fiscal stimulus plan, growth vs. value stocks, yields, and if you can expect a tax increase in 2021.

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Election Year Retirement Mistakes

By CCR WM | October 23, 2020

We want to make sure we are staying in touch with our clients and their staff and helping relieve any retirement related stress they may be experiencing as we work through this unique period of time. With that goal in mind, we put together the attached video for the staff to offer some perspective on…

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September 2020 Market Outlook

By CCR WM | September 9, 2020

John Maher gives some comments on the current political landscape and its potential economic impact, as well as the concept of Total Return vs. Yield.

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