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What the SECURE Act Means for You

CFP Financial Advice Financial Planner Financial Planning Financial Services Investment Advisor Kids Financial Registered Investment Advisor Retirement Planning RIA Tax Planning Wealth Management December 30, 2019 Author: Deborah Doyle

As of January 1, 2020, many changes from The SECURE Act will become effective. Some of the more notable changes that could impact your financial future involve the following: Major Changes by New Law: Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs) Start at 72, not 70 ½ Traditional IRA Contributions After 70 1/2 Inherited Retirement Accounts Adoption/ Birth […]

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How to Conquer your Financial New Year’s Resolutions

Financial Advice Financial Advisor Financial Planner Financial Services Investment Planning Investments Registered Investment Advisor Tax Planning December 30, 2019 Author: Deborah Doyle

2020 has arrived and with that we enter a new decade with new goals and new priorities. Now like some of us, your New Year’s resolution may be the same each year. If this is the case, it turns out that this year you might actually accomplish it. While research studies show that half of […]

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Tax and Financial Planning Year-End Tips

Certified Financial Planner Financial Advice RIA Tax Planning Taxes Wealth Management December 23, 2019 Author: Deborah Doyle

  Tax and Financial Planning Year-End Tips With the end of the 2019 quickly approaching, the clock is ticking even louder on certain financial moves you may need to make before the end of the year. There are several tax strategies that may be worth exploring to save those extra tax dollars. Here are some […]

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How To Survive the 2019 Tax Season

CFP Financial Advisor Financial Planning RIA Tax Planning Taxes February 5, 2019 Author: Deborah Doyle

Tax prep is not something many people associate with joy or excitement but it is something that individuals and businesses must prepare for each year. Due to the recent 2019 tax overhaul, many people are even more worried and anxiety ridden about their tax returns. By being proactive, knowledgeable and prepared here are a few […]

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Where Your Tax Refund Should Go

Financial Planning Tax Planning Taxes March 30, 2017 Author: Woody Derricks

While it may be tempting to spend your tax refund on a weekend getaway, there could be better ways to utilize that extra cash. You could start an emergency fund, pay off a credit card, or even donate to your favorite charitable cause. Before you decide where the money will go, consider the following ideas […]

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Jointly or Separately: How Should Married Same-Sex Couples File Taxes?

Financial Planning for same-sex couples Gay Friendly Financial Advisor Annapolis Tax Planning Taxes February 28, 2017 Author: Woody Derricks

With tax filing just around the corner, many new same-sex couples are asking whether or not they should take advantage of simplified joint filing or file separately, as they did before marriage. While it may seem easier, filing jointly could actually result in higher taxes! It’s best to examine your circumstances and then consult a […]

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20 Tips for Wrapping Up Your 2016 Finances

Estate Planning Financial Advisor Financial Planning Retirement Planning Tax Planning December 15, 2016 Author: Woody Derricks

As the year comes to an end, there are many ways you need to wrap up your finances. From 401k contributions and health care enrollment to beneficiaries and 529s, your actions from now until December 31st can make a significant impact on your 2016 tax return – and your 2017 financial outlook. Here is our […]

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Tips to Start Planning Next Year’s Tax Return

Financial Advisor LGBT friendly financial Advisor Tax Planning May 30, 2016 Author: Woody Derricks

You just finished filing your 2015 tax return.  Congratulations!  Before you move on to the next item on your to-do list, take the time now to start planning for next year’s tax return.  A little planning and organizing now will save you time and money next year. The following tips to start planning for next […]

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