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Welcome to "Dollars & Sense": the Brackenwood Capital Management, LLC firm blog page. We're eager to share financial planning news and insights to both Brackenwood  clients and the public. Please feel free to add your own input, as this enhances the blog experience for everyone. 


Wednesday, June 27, 2018

What impact has the Labor Department’s fiduciary standard had on your fee structure? Zero. While this may be difficult to believe, the U.S. financial services industry is not legally bound to put the best interest of clients...


Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Are there cheaper alternatives to your investment choices for me that would give me similar risk-reward trade-offs? Investment management fees are an important ongoing conversation topic between financial advisers and their clients....


Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Reviewed the following Wall Street Journal article this morning, and think this is an ideal financial planning topic to address. During the next six Wednesdays, we we will expand on each of the six questions, so readers may be better...


Saturday, October 14, 2017

While very little appears normal in Washington D.C. these days, the deficit spending prompted by the financial crisis of 2008-2010 has become the "new normal". The baseline increase in debt held by the public- what we get if...


Wednesday, April 12, 2017

The Wall Street Journal's Glenn Ruffenach tackles a common retirement question with important financial impacts. MK Do you have any insights about moving in retirement to be close to children and grandchildren? I realize this is a very...


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Monday, March 27, 2017

President Donald Trump and most Republican lawmakers want the same thing: broad tax cuts that slash individual and corporate tax rates and provide a simplified tax code. But head-butting over details—such as how imports and...