Tax Moves for December 2013

Posted by on Dec 9, 2013 in General | 0 comments

“The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson When we make informed tax decisions, it is always best, of course, to start with real data. That’s why a good first step in any tax planning environment is preparing a draft tax return, to see where […]

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An Accountant Looks At Holiday Gift-Giving

Posted by on Dec 1, 2013 in General |

“If you haven’t any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble.” – Bob Hope Many people spend more during the holiday season than they can afford. Among other things, sometimes guilt or shame can drive a lot of big-ticket gifts — though not always, of course. But the satisfaction can […]

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A Leak In The College Costs Bubble?

Posted by on Oct 27, 2013 in General | 0 comments

“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.” –Helen Keller The Georgia Institute of Technology, better known as Georgia Tech, plans to offer a $6,600 online master’s degree in computer science, a sixth of the price of its on-campus degree. With this announcement, we are finally starting […]

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How We Lie To Ourselves About Money !

Posted by on Oct 8, 2013 in General | 0 comments

How We Lie To Ourselves About Money Part 2: “I can’t begin because…” “You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try.” -Beverly Sills   I, of course, want every one of my clients and contacts to do very, very well — and be as financially secure as they’d […]

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How We Lie To Ourselves About Money!

Posted by on Sep 30, 2013 in General | 0 comments

How We Lie To Ourselves About Money Part 1: “As Soon As …” “You get the best out of others when you give the best of yourself.” – Harry Firestone   Most of us rationalize why we can’t get our finances together right now. Many Americans prolong these excuses during their entire working careers. Here […]

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