Home improvement projects are very popular, especially when the economy and the housing market are doing as well as they are now. When remodeling, many people use general contractors, while some choose to manage the project themselves. But one factor that many people fail to consider is the fact that no matter who manages the project, everyone involved in it, from the homeowner to t
Author- Marshall Rathmell
I have always believed that it is a rare occasion that insurance should be used for more than insuring something you can’t afford to lose. When considering life insurance, this means using term policies to cover income that your family can’t do without. Sure, on a rare occasion we will find a cash value policy useful for estate planning with tax issues.
This past weekend’s news channels were consumed with President Trump, Robert Mueller, and the report summary of the Russia collusion investigation. If you were paying attention to the economic news before this took over the media, you likely heard the alarmist headlines on Friday about the inverted yield curve, which (you probably also read) inevitably signals an upcoming economic r
A common goal many of our clients have is travel. Sometimes it is the regularity of travel, sometimes it is a dream destination, and sometimes it is to take their family on a big trip to continue fostering relationships. Whatever you dream of, it has been documented how rewarding experiences can be. You can tell how our clients love to travel by the map of accomplished travel
2018 was the fourth year of our blog and what a year it was. The number of readers has grown, and we have continued to get positive feedback on the funny pictures and valuable content. We’ve had more topics to cover based on tax law changes and the concerns of our clients. If you missed any of the posts below or need a refresher on the topic, these are THE BEST OF 2018!
Investing in a tax-deferred retirement account is a great way to save for retirement because deferring taxes can provide a big boost to the amount you’re able to save during your working years. Many people save significantly more than they could otherwise by using these accounts, but they don’t come without “strings” forever. Just in case you aren’t fam