How to overcome the fear of tax season

By |2019-02-19T12:58:50+00:00February 19th, 2019|Finance, Personal Finance, Taxes|

There’s no two ways about it.  The U.S. tax code is complex.  Even if you have an understanding of how the tax system works, there are seemingly endless specific provisions that affect some situations but not others.  You may get a good idea of how the tax provisions will affect you this year, but due [...]

How financial rules of thumb can affect you

By |2018-07-13T01:48:04+00:00June 4th, 2018|Finance, Personal Finance|

Rules of thumb – those little pieces of wisdom intended to help you with everyday life – can save you some time. For instance, the rule of 72 – dividing 72 by an annual rate of return can give you an estimate of how long it takes an investment to double. It’s faster than plugging [...]