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First, I hope this post finds you and your loved ones safe and well. With the terrible state of affairs in the Ukraine, it’s personally been a reminder of how blessed I am to do what I love with people I truly care about and to have the freedom to do so! War is unpredictable. […]

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Congratulations on finishing your 2022 tax returns! Most people think that dealing with taxes is a painful once-a-year event. So, why would you consider thinking about taxes all year round? Well, do you hate paying taxes? Do you want to trim your lifetime tax bill and increase your wealth? If you answered yes to the […]

Is my money safe at the bank right now? This is the question on many American minds. Over the last week, three banks failed or entered liquidation: Silvergate Bank, Signature Bank, and Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) (the second-biggest collapse in U.S. history). Here’s some high level points that I shared with clients earlier this week. […]

Here’s what I’ve been reading this week: If You Want More Money, You Should Root for 2023 to Be Just Like 2022 This statement sounds ridiculous. Another painful year in the markets? No thank you! But for those of us who are “Savers” or “Preservers” as defined by this article, the statement is very true. […]

Hope you are done with your 2021 taxes! If you have a tax preparer, give them a hug, a big one. It’s been a particularly rough tax season. Tax preparers are leaving the profession in record numbers, and there are not enough new recruits to replace them. Couple this with the major tax legislation enacted […]

Here’s what I’ve been reading this past week or so. This week, I’ve been reading about the proposed tax changes with the recently released draft of tax legislation from the House Ways and Means Committee. Nothing has been passed, but there are potential impacts for all taxpayers, especially high-income earners, to be aware of should […]

Here’s what I’ve been reading this past week or so. Investing is No Field of Dreams Important investment advice with a tie-in to Kevin Costner. Yay! The 3 Phases of Making a Major Life Change We have all just lived through a major worldwide pandemic. Maybe you reflected on what’s really important to you and […]