News & Insights

Seascape Supports Cross Roads House

by Bianca Kowal on Jun 14, 2018

On Saturday, May 12, 2018, Cross Roads House hosted its 16th Annual Benefit by the Sea gala, held at the Wentworth by the Sea Hotel in New Castle, NH. The event raised over $300,000 net in sponsorships and pledges, which will provide critical operating revenue and help to provide shelter and services to the men, women, and children on the Seacoast who seek the organization's assistance annually.

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

by Bianca Kowal on Dec 22, 2017

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act legislation has been passed by Congress and awaits the president's signature. The Act makes extensive changes that affect both individuals and businesses. Click the link below to view some key provisions of the Act. Most provisions are effective for 2018. Many individual tax provisions sunset and revert to pre-existing law after 2025; the corporate tax rates provision is made permanent.

2018 Medicare Premiums

by Bianca Kowal on Nov 28, 2017

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have announced that the standard monthly Part B premium in 2018 will remain $134 (or higher, depending on your income). In 2017, most Medicare beneficiaries who received Social Security benefits paid a lower monthly premium ($109, on average). However, this is likely to change in 2018.

Information Regarding the Proposed Tax Reform Legislation

by Bianca Kowal on Nov 27, 2017

On November 2, 2017, House Republicans released their comprehensive tax reform plan, the TaxCuts and Jobs Act. Then, on November 9, 2017, Senate Republicans released their own plan. The two plans have much in common, but also have significant differences. Some key provisions of these tax proposals are discussed in the link below. Of course, provisions may change as the legislation winds its way through Congress. Most provisions, if enacted, would be effective for 2018.

Monica McCarthy Earns Advanced Wealth Management Certification— Certified Private Wealth Advisor®

by Bianca Kowal on Oct 17, 2017

Monica McCarthy, CFA®, CDFA™, CPWA®, President and Chief Investment Officer at Seascape Capital Management, LLC recently earned the Certified Private Wealth Advisor® certification, which is the only advanced credential designed for wealth managers who advise high-net-worth clients.