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August 4, 2020

How to Avoid Penalties on Early Retirement Account Withdrawals

Economic fallout from the COVID-19 crisis may cause some cash-strapped individuals to default on loans they’ve taken out from company qualified retirement plans, including 401(k) and profit-sharing plans. Defaulting on a plan loan will cause adverse tax and retirement-saving consequences. Further details on how the COVID-19 pandemic has effected it are below. Retirement Plan Basics A participant in an employer-sponsored qualified retirement plan can borrow money from the plan if it allows loans. Under the normal rules, the loan amount… Read more ›

July 28, 2020

Investing in a Volatile Stock Market

On July 23, Richard Morris, Director of Tax Services, and Senior Investment Advisor, Alex Seleznev collaborated on an article for Harness Wealth on the topic of tax planning during a time of stock market volatility. Among the topics covered are what to avoid with regards to investments and how to handle Roth IRAs. Click here to read the full article.

July 24, 2020

How to Best Determine A Builder’s Risk Premium

  Builder’s risk insurance provides protection for a structure that is damaged during construction. These policies are usually broad. In fact, the coverage is generally extensive enough to include construction equipment and machinery, as well as materials, fixtures, and appliances — all vital parts of a completed structure. It can also cover temporary structures, such as office trailers, on a project site. If a loss occurs, the insurance company will pay to repair the damaged property. However, keep in mind… Read more ›

July 23, 2020

Pete Reilly Discusses What Shaped His Current Leadership Methods on Executive Leaders Radio Show

Pete Reilly, President and Managing Partner at Councilor, Buchanan & Mitchell, was interviewed on Herb Cohen’s Executive Leaders Radio show in early 2020. The two spoke about Pete’s early managing experiences and how they shaped his current impactful methods of leadership today. Pete begins with a story of his first managing position at a local community pool and swim team, and how the diversity in experience served as the foundation for the way he leads his teams at Councilor, Buchanan… Read more ›

July 23, 2020

Dan Weaver, Judy Barnhard and Tony Cuozzo to Present at the 2020 GWSCPA Not-for-Profit Symposium

CBM’s Director of Not-for-Profit Services Dan Weaver, Senior Vice President Judy Barnhard, and Senior Advisor Tony Cuozzo are scheduled to present at the 2020 Greater Washington Society of CPAs’ (GWSCPA) Nonprofit Symposium from Monday, December 14 through Wednesday, December 16. The Symposium is an annual two-day event that delivers networking and professional education opportunities for hundreds of financial professionals in the nonprofit sector throughout the Washington, DC metropolitan region. Due to COVID-19, this years Symposium will be held virtually. Mr…. Read more ›