By Kirsten Grind, Wall Street Journal | January 2013
Mike Martin, FAI’s Chief Investment Officer, is interviewed by the Wall Street Journal. Poor returns and looming rules spur interest in alternatives. Mr. Martin prefers to use short-term bond funds as a cash alternative over low-yielding money funds.
By Daisy Maxey | October 2012
J. Michael Martin, chief investment officer of Columbia, Md.-based Financial Advantage Wealth Management, which oversees about $305 million, believes the prolonged impact of the Fed's plan to buy mortgage bonds against a background of large federal deficits will be "pronouncedly negative."
By Eileen Ambrose, The Baltimore Sun | March 2012
Denny Suckstorf, Director of Financial Planning for FAI was interviewed for an article in the Baltimore Sun regarding same-sex marriage. Denny commented on impacts a same-sex couple can face when inheriting a retirement account:
"Also, a same-sex spouse who inherits a traditional individual retirement account from a mate will have to start taking distributions from the account — and paying taxes on the money — within a year after the death, says Denny Suckstorf, a Columbia financial planner.
With straight couples, he says, a spouse can inherit an IRA and postpone taking distributions until after age 70."
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