World Under Siege

At the end of 2019 we celebrated an outstanding year for investors but warned we may be getting ahead of ourselves, and to be wary of potholes in the road. It was as recently as February 19 that markets hit new all-time highs, even as the virus was spreading across the globe. This rally then […]

The CARES Act and your Retirement Accounts

The CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act of 2020 provides a huge boost to business and individuals to keep the economy afloat. The most talked about provisions are direct payments to many individuals and couples (actually a new refundable income tax credit that is scaled down based on 2019 adjusted gross income), lending […]

Armor Gives Back Update

We want to thank all the Armor friends and family who signed up to join us in March to volunteer with Habitat for Humanity. As a safety precaution due to COVID-19, Habitat for Humanity cancelled all volunteering events beginning mid-March. In lieu of our ability to do hands-on work in our community, Armor has made […]

April 2020 Newsletter

Our latest quarterly newsletter is available. Please follow this link to access a pdf version:  April 2020 Newsletter.   Nothing contained in this publication is intended to constitute legal, tax, securities or investment advice, nor an opinion concerning the appropriateness of any investment, nor a solicitation of any type and does not guarantee future results. […]

Armor Gives Back

As the holiday season for being thankful closes and we welcome the turn of the decade, Armor is excited to create the Armor Gives Back program, reminding us of all that we have to be thankful for. Through this program, we will share our commitment to the Raleigh community by giving our time to local […]

January 2020 Newsletter

Our latest quarterly newsletter is available. Please follow this link to access a pdf version:  January 2020 Newsletter. Nothing contained in this publication is intended to constitute legal, tax, securities or investment advice, nor an opinion concerning the appropriateness of any investment, nor a solicitation of any type and does not guarantee future results. The […]

Impacts of the SECURE Act

Among the tumult of other happenings in Washington DC during the last two weeks of December, a significant update of retirement laws passed the Senate and was signed into law. The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act of 2019 was passed overwhelmingly by the House of Representatives in May but was stuck […]

Celebrate Yesterday, Stay Vigilant…

After a brief hiccup at the start of the last quarter, markets roared into the new year in a relentless drive to all-time highs, again. The engine of the US economy is humming along providing ample job opportunities for middle income workers, accompanied by low interest rates and accommodating central bank policies around the globe. […]

October 2019 Newsletter

Our latest quarterly newsletter is available. Please follow this link to access a pdf version:  October 2019 Newsletter. Nothing contained in this publication is intended to constitute legal, tax, securities or investment advice, nor an opinion concerning the appropriateness of any investment, nor a solicitation of any type and does not guarantee future results. The […]

New Associate Financial Planner

Please join us in welcoming Allison Miller, who joined Armor in August as an Associate Financial Planner. Allison supports the firm’s lead advisors in providing holistic financial planning and wealth management services to our clients. From 2016 until 2019, Allison was a Financial Planning Associate for a large, independent RIA in the Baltimore area, and […]