2018 Tax Review

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Elizabeth Cody

Elizabeth Cody, CFP®

Senior Wealth Manager
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Elizabeth Cody discovered her passion in the early days of her career: She loves helping people do what they want with their lives and overcome challenges. In fact, the bigger the challenge, the better, which is why she’s a great Wealth Manager.

Liz brings nearly 30 years experience helping high net worth individuals and families navigate the complexities of life and pursue their own passions to her work at Sand Hill. She has worked with a wide range of clients, from multi-generational families to C-level executives on everything from educational investment to estate planning. A people person at heart, Liz specializes in guiding clients through stressful situations and events, connecting them with the people and resources they need, and working closely with their extended professional team to help them reach their goals. Her flexibility and depth of experience make her a truly trusted advisor.

Outside of work Liz loves to entertain, throwing dinner parties and welcoming friends into her home. She enjoys cooking, exercising, reading, and traveling, taking frequent trips to visit her family on the Jersey shore or to Hawaii and Europe with her husband. Liz is on the Board of Trustees for the Mills-Peninsula Hospital Foundation and serves as host of the annual luncheon to raise money for women in need—another challenge she is happy to rise to.

Latest Blog Posts by Elizabeth Cody

Jul 31, 2018
Domestic Asset Protection Trusts – A Shield Against Litigation
Domestic Asset Protection Trusts – A Shield Against Litigation

Silicon Valley is home to countless individuals who have created significant wealth through grit and ingenuity; but it is also located in California, a notoriously

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Apr 26, 2018
Tackling the Challenges of a Concentrated Position by Creating a CRUT
Tackling the Challenges of a Concentrated Position by Creating a CRUT

Silicon Valley is home to countless entrepreneurs who have created significant wealth, all concentrated in a single stock with very low cost basis. These positions

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Mar 15, 2018
No Good Deed Goes Unpunished – Insuring Your Nonprofit Work
No Good Deed Goes Unpunished – Insuring Your Nonprofit Work

There are many great reasons to serve as a director or officer (D&O) of a nonprofit organization. Perhaps you have a desire to make a

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Jan 25, 2018
Helpful Tips for Improving Your Credit Score
Helpful Tips for Improving Your Credit Score

For entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley, particularly first-time founders who bootstrapped their start-up, mediocre credit scores can be a painful fact of life. Perhaps company expenses

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Dec 5, 2017
Year End Planning Checklist
Year End Planning Checklist

As year-end approaches, it is time to review strategic planning opportunities with your trusted advisors. As we await the outcome of the tax reform bill,

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Oct 13, 2017
Exploring the Benefits of Net Unrealized Appreciation
Exploring the Benefits of Net Unrealized Appreciation

It is not unusual here in Silicon Valley for employers to offer their employees the opportunity to acquire company stock as an investment alternative in

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Sep 13, 2017
Using Allowance to Raise Financially Fit Children
Using Allowance to Raise Financially Fit Children

While parents without substantial resources tend to discuss family financial matters with children out of necessity, those with means often avoid the topic. However, even

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Aug 2, 2017
Saving Tax Dollars with Qualified Small Business Stock (QSBS)
Saving Tax Dollars with Qualified Small Business Stock (QSBS)

If you hold qualified small business stock (QSBS) and are thinking of starting or investing in a new venture, consider rolling your capital gain associated

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May 2, 2017
Will Tax Reform Be Charitable to Philanthropists?
Will Tax Reform Be Charitable to Philanthropists?

With Republicans controlling both the White House and Congress, there is an increased likelihood of tax reform legislation hitting the debate floor.  Proposals by President

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