Gerber Kawasaki Viewpoint - September 2017 Issue

 
Why Apple's Inability To Remake TV Distribution Is The Culprit In Cable's Imminent Death

Date: August 31, 2017 22:36
Traditional cable television is being challenged with new advances in streaming services. Thanks to services like Netflix, consumers are now changing how they watch shows and they also want to be able to choose what they pay for. Will we see Apple enter the race? Ross Gerber contributes to this Forbes article.

5 Tips When Planning for Retirement

Date: September 05, 2017 17:26
For many years, the goal of retirement in your financial plan seemed like a distant dream. As you transition from your 40’s into your 50’s, the dream becomes more of a reality. Baby boomers have faced many challenges along the road to retirement: from corporations switching from a traditional pension system to 401(k)’s to experiencing one of the worst financial melt downs in our country’s history, which left many Americans starting over. This is the perfect time to analyze your current financial situation and see what steps you can take in order to retire the way you have always wanted.

The Advantages of Working at a Startup 1 of 3

Date: September 05, 2017 21:19
By Ayal Shmilovich. (Part 1 of 3: Company Acquisition.) One of the most exciting parts about working at a startup, especially in the tech sector, is owning stock in that company and having it be acquired. Acquisitions add tremendous wealth and value to the shareholders of companies and provide major incentives for people to work at smaller companies.

The 2 biggest financial issues unmarried same-sex couples should address: Taxes and Inheritance

Date: September 05, 2017 17:20
Many LGBT same-sex couples that I meet don’t have any idea if they’re paying too much in taxes or if they’re even each other’s beneficiaries on their 401k retirement accounts. It’s also common to meet with couples who have lived together for a long time, and still haven’t even decided if they should get married or thought about what that might mean financially. That’s why, as a Financial Advisor and an Accredited Domestic Partnership Advisor, I want to share my thoughts on 2 important areas of financial planning for unmarried same-sex couples: Taxes and Inheritance Rights.