The CARES Act

The CARES Act

Yesterday evening, the Senate passed an updated version of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act (Stimulus Phase III).  The bill is intended to be a third round of federal government support for individuals and businesses and is the product of negotiations between Democrats and Republicans for a bipartisan response to the crisis.  Please note that at this time it has not been enacted into law but is expected to be by Friday, March 27th

We are fielding a number of questions from our business owner clients, who have already been significantly impacted by COVID-19, regarding their options for access to short- and long-term liquidity to minimize business disruption.  If this applies to you, please feel free to read ahead to the “business” section of this letter.

Click here to read key provisions for individuals and businesses

The SECURE ACT

The SECURE ACT

The final weeks of 2019 brought the second major piece of tax legislation in the past 24 months, as the SECURE Act (The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act), which was passed in the House over the summer, finally made its way through the Senate and was signed into law by the President. The legislation may have significant repercussions for individuals engaged in retirement and estate planning.

Attached we have highlighted the key provisions

Canal Named Future 50 RIA

Canal Named Future 50 RIA

Canal Capital is Pleased to announce that it was named to the RIA Future 50 list published by CityWire USA. The RIA Future 50 firms represent a group of finance professionals who are collectively creating this new investment landscape. They have their own unique story to tell, are driven to succeed on their own terms and, most importantly, are in charge of their own investment decisions.

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Standard Distinction

One of the things we harp on at our firm is abiding by a fiduciary standard. This standard compels us to always act in the best interest of our clients. In our business, that means recommending investments that we believe will best achieve a client’s goals regardless of how transacting in those investments effects our bottom line. As professional purveyors of advice we believe it would be disingenuous, if not downright wrong, to provide anything but objective guidance. We also believe it sets us apart from large wire house brokers and advisors who are not held to that same standard. (more…)