What Gene Wilder's Death Can Teach You About Estate Planning
Gene Wilder, who died Aug 29th at age 83 from complications due to Alzheimer’s disease, kept his illness hidden from most people for at least three years. Is this a common approach? What have you seen in your practice in how to deal with these issues? What are some “red flags” to be watchful of …
This Chart Tells You How Basic Investment Accounts are Taxed
Investing isn’t nearly as intimidating as it seems. But all of the tax rules for different investing accounts can be overwhelming. The folks at Bankrate break down the basics in one simple chart.
How divorce and death affect Social Security benefits
Anyone considering divorce or remarriage should consider all the ramifications, including the impact on Social Security.
We asked 86 burglars how they broke into homes
What burglars said were the biggest deterrents, what didn't stop them and how you can protect your home.
Tips for Trailering or Towing a Boat
With a little practice and some preparation, you can master the fine art of towing and trailering your boat, spend less time behind the wheel and more time on the water!
How to Pick the Best Tax Preparer
How can I get an 8% return on my investment?
You can't control market returns. You're better off focusing on the things you can control: how much you save and spend, how you divvy up your savings between stocks and bonds and how much of your return you give up to investment expenses.
Health savings accounts are a great back-door way to fund your retirement
Health savings accounts let you save for health-care expenses and retirement if you use them effectively. Are you spending or saving?
5 Tips on Choosing Your Tax Preparer
5 Tips On Choosing Your Tax Preparer Read this in 10 minutes With 9,000 pages, over 4 million words, and an average of one change per day, the tax code is one complex document to decipher. It’s no wonder over 84 million taxpayers will opt to use a paid tax preparer this tax season. Add in the changes from the new law, the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, with a delay in the filing deadline and it’s not hard to understand why we seek professional help (in more ways than one) You want someone who is honest, certified and professional. So, how do you go about finding the right fit for you? Here are a few quick tips to get you started. Ask friends and family for referrals. You quiz them on…
What Aspiring Accountants Need to Know
The five keys to kick-starting new careers they don't teach in college. By Steven Sacks Neithetechnology nor accounting are the most important factors.