More than 5,700 IRS scam victims have lost a reported $31 million as of March 2016. By arming yourself with knowledge about how the IRS operates, you can protect your hard-earned money and reputation. Call us today to learn the facts!
People in retirement often wonder what to do when you need money to live on, or to make a major purchase or go on vacation; or before retirement, for buying a house or to pay for college, or whatever. Some people say that you should look at taking money out of a tax deferred vehicle […]
Homeowners should beware of home improvement scams that are out there at this time of year. Along with the spring and summer weather comes a flood of advertisements and for coupons from home improvement companies with incredible offers. In order to avoid being taken by any “fly by night” operations out there, use this checklist […]
One of the hardest factors in planning for retirement is trying to accurately judge how much money you will need to live on in the future. Because of inflation, what you can afford today you might not be able to afford when you retire. Unfortunately, there is no way to predict what inflation rates will […]
More and more people are working at least part time out of a home office and claiming it as a deduction. Before claiming home office deductions, homeowners should take into consideration the impact the deductions will have on the sale of their home, when the time comes. Anybody who claims deductions for a home office […]
Your credit report is an accumulation of information about your bills and loans, your repayment history, your available credit, and your outstanding debts. These reports are typically used by lenders when deciding whether or not to accept a loan or credit application. A healthy credit report can help you secure the funding you need to […]
In today’s technologically advanced society, identity theft is easier to commit than you might think. The Identity Theft and Assumption Deterrence Act of 1998 defines identity theft as the following: when someone “knowingly transfers or uses, without lawful authority, a means of identification of another person with the intent to commit, or to aid or […]
When you are applying for a job, demonstrating relevant experience and acing the interview may not be enough to secure the position. Regardless of the type of job you are seeking, you could be turned down by an employer because you bounced some checks or were late in paying your bills. Concerned about theft and […]