Not so long ago, in our own galaxy, synchronized global economic growth was an invisible “force” that rendered volatility practically non-existent. J.P. Morgan observed that there were zero days in 2017 when equity markets experienced a daily move of 2% or greater when, “since 1980, U.S. equities have averaged 15 such occurrences a year.”
In April 2018, West Financial Services was honored with the Above and Beyond Award* presented by Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (a Department of Defense program) State Committees to recognize employers at the local level who have gone above and beyond the legal requirements of the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act.
Recently, we saw the largest change to the U.S. tax code since 1986 with the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). While there are many modifications to the tax code, this article summarizes some of the major changes that impact individuals.