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MCF Announces Duncan, Smith & Stilz, PSC to Join the MCF Team

MCF Advisors LLC (MCF) announced today that Lexington-based Duncan, Smith & Stilz (DSS) Certified Public Accounting firm will join the MCF team on January 1, 2023. This furthers MCF’s depth and ability to offer a wide range of financial expertise to its clients. MCF’s Tax & Accounting service offering has substantially grown since it began offering these services two years ago. MCF offers clients added value through the Financial Advisor also leading the client’s tax needs. This allows for real-time financial decisions that considers tax implications.

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MCF Perspective Moment - Market Update

In this month’s MCF Perspective Moment, Dave Harris, CEO, provides an update on interest rates and how the rate of change to money supply affects the economy. Dave also provides helpful historical context on consumer confidence and data showing how the S&P 500 has trended as we enter the third year of the presidency.

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Understanding Capital Gains

A capital gain is generated from the sale of a capital asset, generally an investment-type asset. Not all capital gains are considered equal in the eyes of the IRS. A gain from the sale of a capital asset held for less than a year is considered a short-term capital gain and is taxed at ordinary income tax rates.

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A Look into Tax Loss Harvesting

Tax Loss Harvesting is a term that gets thrown around frequently in the wealth management industry, but is infrequently accompanied by a definition, purpose, or real-life examples. Let’s look at what tax loss harvesting is, why it is important, and one example to help understand its value.

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Student Loan Forgiveness

On August 24th, President Biden announced a plan to forgive student loan debt for millions of Americans. Learn more about how this may impact you and important tax considerations.

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