Retirement Planning – 3 Crucial Questions
RETIREMENT PLANNING 3 Critical Questions to Answer Retirement planning creates plenty of anxiety for many. We move clients from a place of fear and frustration to being confident in their retirement plan. In that light, we are providing you with three questions and their answers that are critical to the success of your retirement plan.
In retirement, we will likely encounter critical financial challenges: rising interest rates, continued stock market fluctuations, and rising tax rates. All of these are manageable with proper planning, strategies, and tactics. We present answers to these challenges in ways that you won’t often hear from other advisors. Think investing in bonds is the ultimate
Social Security & Medicare Tax – How Large Is It & Where Does It Come From?
Social Security & Medicare taxes make up a relatively large portion of the total federal tax receipts. This video explains how much and where those taxes come from.
Corporate Tax – What is it, is it important, and why don’t most businesses get taxed this way?
Many people are surprised to see that corporate tax receipts have historically comprised a relatively small percentage of total federal tax receipts. Why is that, and what determines how businesses are taxed? Watch this video to learn more.
They Gotcha Going Out – Estate Taxes
When you die, your estate may be subject to estate taxes. Want to know how much the federal government receives in estate taxes? Check out this video to learn more.
Federal Tax Explanations – Video 1 – Overview
Want to know how much tax revenue the federal government receives and where it comes from? I’ve made it a goal to help educate people on the big picture of federal taxes. That way, you can have a greater understanding of how much the government receives, where it comes from, what truly makes a difference,
The Power of Roth Conversions for Retirement
When we plan for retirement, one of the strategies that can be counter-intuitive, but extremely powerful is looking at Roth IRA conversions, especially in the early years of retirement. When I say it can be counter-intuitive, it’s hard to think about paying a lot of taxes now to save on taxes later. A lot of
Profit Sharing Bonanza
Profit sharing plans can be a big deal for successful business owners. Many successful business owners will use profit sharing plans because it has a big impact on their financials in multiple different ways, especially among more white collar business owners that have been successful is. Think of doctors, lawyers, dentists, therapists, chiropractors. The list
LLC Does Not Matter for Tax
We get a lot of questions about what type of business entity I should use for my business because there are lots of different options. You have C corporation, S corporation, partnership, sole proprietorship, LLC which stands for limited liability company. So people are always asking, what’s the best one to use? How should I
Don’t Let Your Business Die
Let’s talk about a topic that is not necessarily fun to talk about, but it is important to talk about. If you’re owning a business, what happens if you die? And the reason we’re discussing this is because most people are familiar with life insurance. If you’re collecting a paycheck, you want life insurance for
Retirement Account SNAFU
Man, there are a lot of different types of retirement accounts. We’ll try to clarify what these things are. So that way you can understand how to use them and what the benefits are. And I pray that someday maybe Congress will simplify all of this so there aren’t so many different types of accounts
When Life is Short
Yes, unfortunately for many people, life is short. We’ve all known people who have either died young or had some medical issues that have really limited their quality of life, and with that perspective, it’s not to be negative. It’s simply to say, okay, what do we do from a finance perspective? Because we often