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5 Tax Considerations After the Passing of a Loved One

2023-02-08T21:21:28-05:00February 8th, 2023|Blog, Taxes|

When a spouse, friend, or relative passes away, tax considerations are the last thing on our minds. Many of us are focused on the grief of loss and immediate funeral or memorial considerations. It may be helpful to work with a tax professional during this difficult time, such that someone else can manage the intricacies [...]

What To Do If the IRS Calls (Hint: It’s Not the IRS Calling)

2019-02-15T14:16:36-05:00February 15th, 2019|Blog|

Many people have been asking, "What do I do when the IRS calls  me?" The answer: The IRS, and other government organizations like the DMV or Social Security Office, will never call you unless you called them first. However, tax season is prime time for scam phone calls and emails. Email phishing scams were up [...]

Ways to Save On Your Cellphone Bill

2019-01-18T14:58:02-05:00January 18th, 2019|Blog|

Today, most of us depend immensely on our cellphones. I use mine to check in to flights, buy groceries, search the internet, and text and call my friends and family. However, while cell phones are essential for many people's lives, your cellphone bill could be a huge drain on your funds. Most bills runs $100 [...]

Setting a Financial New Year’s Resolution With Your Kid

2018-12-19T16:39:45-05:00December 19th, 2018|Blog|

Many of us may be setting our own financial New Year's resolution. You could be focused on sticking with your budget or starting an emergency fund. Whatever your goal, you can also use this time to help your child or grandchild set their own financial resolution. Doing so will not only teach them important financial [...]