financial planning

5 Most Important Decisions for Your Financial Future

5 Most Important Decisions for Your Financial Future

Most of the articles you’ll read on personal finance will tell you what you shouldn’t do with your money. For example, don’t buy expensive latte’s or cappuccinos, don’t go out to lunch every day, etc. While I agree with the premise behind this advice those are expenses that will impact you more today or this […]

Tax Planning: Part 2, Investing for Retirement

Tax Planning: Part 2, Investing for Retirement

Earlier this week, I discussed the practicality of determining how many exemptions to claim as it impacts tax planning. While that topic holds a great impact on your current paycheck and any annual refund you may expect in the end you receive the same amount of money over a 1 year period regardless of what […]

Planning for Income Taxes, Part 1: Exemptions

Planning for Income Taxes, Part 1: Exemptions

Tax Planning: Should you try to receive a larger lump sum via your tax refund or claim more exemptions and increase your take home pay year-around? Until today, I would have strongly recommended the latter, afterall why give the government a tax free loan? However, a few days ago I was filing my fiances taxes […]