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Main Line Art Center’s About to Go Viral

Main Line Art Center’s About to Go Viral

On the heels of the launch of the Main Line Art Center’s digital media program and its building and campus expansion comes Panorama: Image-Based Art in the 21st Century. The two-month exhibit opens at the Haverford art center September 12. Panorama will be comprised of physical and virtual exhibits, lectures, portfolio reviews and educational programs […]

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Greene Street’s Coming to Wayne

Greene Street’s Coming to Wayne

News of a new Greene Street, this one at the Gateway Shopping Center in Wayne, grew a little surer this week. A blog post on the local consignment empire’s site said the opening is expected to come in “mid-September.” This’ll be the 11th shop if you’re counting at home. Owner Lynne Mastrilli remains hands on, ensuring […]

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What’s New at the Zoo

What’s New at the Zoo

Tickets are on sale now for the Philadelphia Zoo’s Global Conservation Gala. Planned for November 12 at The Hyatt at the Bellevue, in Center City, the reception will highlight the impact of the zoo’s new Zoo360 trail system. The first of its kind, Zoo360 allows animals to traverse the zoo, creating more exploration opportunities for […]

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The Least-Stuffy Museum Benefit You’ll Ever Experience

The Least-Stuffy Museum Benefit You’ll Ever Experience

Fall into Street Art, a Young Friends of the Philadelphia Museum of Art benefit that’ll be staged September 18 at the museum’s vaulted walkway, will kickoff a yearlong drive by the group to support “vital projects” for the museum. Event co-chairs Christine Bugg and Paul Shifflet are planning a street fare-inspired menu, paired with handcrafted […]

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The Tax Man Cometh

The Tax Man Cometh

The first article in this series reminded us of the high burden of taxes that are determined in a variety of ways.  Our focus this year is on managing taxes, including the Net Investment Income Tax (NIIT).  NIIT began in 2013 under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), it is an extra 3.8% tax on the […]

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The Tax Man Cometh

The Tax Man Cometh

2014 is behind us but the impact of its tax burden looms ahead.  In the past two years the top tax rate for taxpayers returned to the highest rates seen in almost 15 years weighing in at 39.6%.  Medicare tax, which has affected all wages over the last several years, now adds surtax over a […]

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The Dreaded ‘R’ Word: Managing Risk in Investments

The Dreaded ‘R’ Word: Managing Risk in Investments

Volatility—It’s baaaaaack! After riding the gravy train of the Fed easing policy for years, the market began to pick up its highly volatile ways in the first two weeks of October. Market concerns over mounting global economic crisis, the first domestic case of Ebola, the departure of the Federal Reserve’s 3 phases of Quantitative Easing […]

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The Dreaded “R” Word —  Managing Risk in Investments

The Dreaded “R” Word — Managing Risk in Investments

OK, here goes, the third article in our series on investment risk and in this edition we feature the, “big dog”, stock market risk. Market risk to the average investor represents the most volatile aspect of investing and is associated with terminology such as crash, bear, collapse and other words designed to have the heart […]

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The Dreaded “R” Word — Managing Risk in Investments

The Dreaded “R” Word — Managing Risk in Investments

This is the second in a series of pieces that will discuss risk in investments, causes and possible strategies to mitigate risk. Soon after our first article was written, global and political events translated into an increased spike in volatility so we hope this series proves helpful to you. We painted with fairly large brushstrokes […]

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The Dreaded “R” Word —  Managing Risk in Investments

The Dreaded “R” Word — Managing Risk in Investments

Since none of us can accurately predict the future, risk is always a factor in the decision-making process and applies to whether or not a decision is actually made.  “Damned if you do, damned if you don’t”!  Risk is the chance that the actual value or return on an investment will differ from its expected […]

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