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2024 Election Impact: Tax, Spend, Save?

In this compelling episode of The Complete Advisor, host Dennis Mattern sits down with Becky Swansburg, the insightful CEO of Stonewood Financial and a seasoned Washington political insider. With the 2024 national elections looming, they delve into the pivotal relationship between election outcomes, tax policy evolution, and government spending trends. This discussion is crucial for anyone looking to understand how these elements intertwine and shape America’s economic landscape.

Becky brings her unparalleled expertise to the table, dissecting the potential short-term and long-term impacts of the elections on retirement planning, IRAs, and 401(k)s. They tackle the unique situation of a potential lame-duck president and the implications of a politically realigned America on legislative momentum.

The conversation also ventures into the contentious realm of partisanship in government, the narrowing middle ground in Congress, and the criticality of legislative periods in an election year. Becky’s insights on government shutdowns and the intricate dance of budget negotiations are both enlightening and thought-provoking. She also emphasizes the importance of advisors staying informed and proactive in tax mitigation strategies, ensuring that their clients navigate these turbulent waters with foresight and wisdom.

Don’t miss this episode if you’re an advisor seeking clarity on the election’s impact on tax policy, or an individual aiming to fortify your financial future in these uncertain times. Tune in to The Complete Advisor for a masterclass on the intersection of politics, economics, and retirement planning.

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