Why Estate Planning Is the Best Use of Your Tax Refund

When that extra bit of money from your tax refund lands in your bank account, (kinda feels like Christmas, doesn’t it?)  it’s easy to start dreaming about all the ways you can use it. Financial experts may tell you that it’s a chance to pay off debts, tuck away savings for an emergency, or add […]

Navigating the World of Cryptocurrency: A Guide for Parents and Teens

In an era where digital innovation shapes every aspect of our lives, it’s no surprise that our teenagers are drawn to the allure of cryptocurrency. This digital form of money represents a shift away from traditional financial systems. If you are the parent of teens, understanding cryptocurrency is crucial so you can provide them with […]

Till Death or Divorce: Why You Need to Plan Now for Your Relationship’s End

After the excitement of Valentine’s Day fades away and the last indulgence of chocolate is savored, it’s crucial to turn our attention to a topic that may not be as thrilling as the idea of everlasting love: the reality that all relationships come to an end one day. Before you stop reading, hear me out. […]

3 Estate Planning Documents Your Parents Need Right Now

Today, we’re diving into a topic that is absolutely crucial: estate planning for your parents. As they gracefully navigate their golden years, ensuring their peace of mind (and yours!) becomes a top priority. Whether they raised you the way you want, or showed you how you want to do it differently, as your parents’ age, […]

14 Ways to Show Your Finances Some Love This Year – Part 2

Last week we explored 7 ways to show your finances and your family some love with smart, tax-advantaged financial tips for the new year: Make a Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD) Front-load Your 401(k) Contributions Set Up an IRA for a Child Make Donations During Spring Cleaning Give the Gift of Appreciated Stock Shares Establish a […]

14 Ways to Show Your Finances Some Love This Year – Part 1

Your Pot of Gold is Waiting for You in My Office!  Greetings, dear friend!  Unless your assets are set up correctly, inventoried regularly, and your legal documents are kept up to date, it could cost your family as much as it costs you to buy a new car to handle your affairs if you are […]