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What Is a DAF, and Should I Open One for Charitable Giving?

Donor-advised funds (DAFs) have gained popularity as versatile charitable giving accounts. DAFs allow donors (account holders) to receive immediate tax deductions while strategically directing payments to charitable organizations over time. In this article, we’ll delve into the fundamentals of DAFs, their operational aspects, potential benefits,

Financial Planning for Widows: Planning Your Next Chapter

Losing a spouse is undoubtedly one of life’s most challenging transitions. As you navigate this journey’s emotional and personal aspects, addressing the financial considerations that come with such a significant life change is crucial.  In our recent series on financial and planning considerations for those

Honoring Blair McCarthy

With heartfelt gratitude, we honor the memory of Blair McCarthy, the visionary founder and guiding spirit of FPC Investment Advisory, Inc. His indelible impact on the world of wealth management, built on a foundation of more than 30 years of professional investment experience, remains a

Can I Retire Early?

Are you nearing retirement and want to better understand whether you are financially ready?  It’s a crucial question, especially if you want to retire earlier than the “standard” full retirement age of between 62-70. Understanding where you stand financially is the first step toward crafting

What To Consider When Buying a Second Home

Are you in the market for a second home?  In recent years, we’ve seen an uptick in retirees who want to buy a second home to be near their out-of-state kids, or to vacation during this new chapter. Considering whether you are financially prepared to

Keeping a Level Head in Finance and Investing

If the stock market has taught us anything the past few years, it’s that the unexpected will inevitably come to fruition. With dramatic highs and lows throughout COVID, and sweeping changes to the tech industry and beyond in 2023, investors likely feel stressed out and