How You Can Learn From High-Profile Tax Scandals

The recent college admission scandal involving Lori Loughlin (who played Aunt Becky in the Full House TV series) and others is shedding light on just one way people allegedly cheat on their taxes. Here are examples of some famous people in tax trouble with the IRS and helpful hints to make sure it doesn’t happen to you: … Read more

You Know You Need Tax Planning If…

Effective tax planning helps you make smart decisions now to get the future outcome you desire — but you need to make sure you don’t miss anything. Forget to account for one of these situations and your tax plans will go off the rails in a hurry: 1. Getting married or divorced. One plus one … Read more

Business Succession

When one business partner dies, that deceased partner’s portion of the business transfers to their heirs, usually the spouse. In small businesses, this means that death of one partner means that the surviving partner is now in business with the spouse. Many times, the spouse of the deceased partner can wreak havoc on the business, … Read more

Asset Protection Tips

Start early, keep it simple, and don’t try to hide stuff from your creditors. There’s a gambling saying that goes something like, “If you want to be a winner, you have to walk away from the table a winner.” One time-honored method of reaching this result is to systematically take your chips off the table … Read more

Best Way To Invest Money To Make Money

What is the best way to invest money to make money? This video covers some ideas that you can use to invest your dollars for a better return. With over 25 years of investing experience, Nick Fortune of Fortune DNA is a sought after expert for investing strategies.

199A Deduction for Rental Real Estate Investors

Unless you’ve been hiking through the Amazon jungle for the past year, you have most certainly heard about the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (effective January 1, 2018). Furthermore, if you own a small business or own real estate, the topic of the 199A or 20% pass-through deduction has crossed your mind, or at least … Read more

Why Haven’t I Heard of an Investment Grade Insurance Contract?

Recently, many financial advisors have started to recommend using investment grade insurance contracts to supplement retirement savings. This unique savings vehicle has changed the way advisors around the country view insurance contracts. Insurance contracts in general are some of the most often misunderstood financial vehicles on the planet and yet they offer some opportunities that … Read more