Author Archive: admin

rss feed

The Art Benefit You’ll Take Home With You

The Art Benefit You’ll Take Home With You

The Phoenix Village Art Center, in Phoenixville, is staging its second annual Art from the Heart fundraiser May 30, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Over a hundred pieces of art will be displayed throughout the center’s four floors. And it’ll be ripe for the picking. Patron Tickets are going for $75. (Bring a guest […]

May 15, 2015 | By More
Kid-friendly Garden Party May 30

Kid-friendly Garden Party May 30

Main Line Art Center, in Haverford, is hosting a Sensory Garden Party and Ice Cream Bowl Fundraiser  May 30, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. The free event will feature music and garden-themed art projects for kids. Buy an ice cream-filled, handcrafted ceramic bowl for $15 or a disposable one for $5. The party will […]

May 15, 2015 | By More
Art Star Pop-up Market Returns May 23

Art Star Pop-up Market Returns May 23

The Art Star Pop-up Market will return to Spruce Street Harbor Park, located along the Delaware between Lombard and Walnut streets, every Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., from May 23 through September 26. Each market will feature up to 20 curated art and craft vendors, who’ll be set up al fresco-style under a tree-lined […]

May 15, 2015 | By | Reply More
Philadelphia Museum of Art Shares Some of its Collection with the Main Line

Philadelphia Museum of Art Shares Some of its Collection with the Main Line

Imagine encountering Vincent van Gogh’s “Sunflowers” along a bike path, or Claude Monet’s “The Japanese Footbridge and the Water Lily Pool, Giverny” in the middle of a park. Such a reality began to unfold earlier this month when the Philadelphia Museum of Art, with the support of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, launched Inside Out, an initiative […]

May 15, 2015 | By | Reply More
Horseracing, Football and Golf, All in Support of a Chester County Cause

Horseracing, Football and Golf, All in Support of a Chester County Cause

The Coatesville-based Believe & Achieve Foundation will host its second annual fundraising dinner Saturday at Greystone Hall in West Chester. An Evening to Raise the Stakes will feature a live broadcast of the Preakness over cocktails, followed by dinner and dancing, as well as silent and live auctions and gaming. Sports radio personality Mike Missanelli […]

May 15, 2015 | By | Reply More
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 […]

May 1, 2015 | By | Reply More
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 […]

May 1, 2015 | By | Reply More
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 […]

May 1, 2015 | By | Reply More
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 […]

May 1, 2015 | By | Reply More
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 […]

May 1, 2015 | By More