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Filing Your 2013 Federal Income Tax Return

By on January 31, 2014 in Newsletter Articles with 0 Comments
Filing Your 2013 Federal Income Tax Return

For most people, the due date for filing a 2013 federal income tax return is April 15, 2014. Here are a few things to keep in mind this filing season.

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Plan Now for a Year-End Investment Review

By on October 23, 2013 in Newsletter Articles with 0 Comments
Plan Now for a Year-End Investment Review

You might not enjoy sitting down to do year-end investment planning, but at least this fall you can make plans with greater certainty. For the last three years, investment planning has meant trying to anticipate possible changes in tax law; for tax year 2013 and beyond, you know for sure how income, capital gains, and […]

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March 30, 2013 – Tax Preparation Tips

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Chris is joined this week by Jack Hachey and Herb Montgomery, two sponsors of the show, to chat about tax preparation. Both guests offer ideas and reminders for successful tax preparation. Chris also talks about upcoming seminars and the Red Cross Heroes Breakfast. All that, the market report, and Mike Burton and the Mortgage Minute […]

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Estate Planning Basics

By on March 9, 2013 in Estate Planning with 0 Comments
Estate Planning Basics

By definition, estate planning is a process designed to help you manage and preserve your assets while you are alive, and to conserve and control their distribution after your death according to your goals and objectives. But what estate planning means to you specifically depends on who you are. Your age, health, wealth, lifestyle, life […]

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Advanced Estate Planning Concepts for Women

By on March 9, 2013 in Estate Planning with 0 Comments
Advanced Estate Planning Concepts for Women

Statistically speaking, women live longer than men; if you’re married, that means that the odds are that you’re going to outlive your husband. That’s significant for a couple of reasons. First, it means that if your husband dies before you, you’ll likely inherit his estate. More importantly, though, it means that to a large extent, […]

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Estate Planning Key Numbers

By on March 9, 2013 in Estate Planning with 0 Comments

You will find here some key numbers associated with estate planning, as well as the federal gift tax and estate tax rate schedules for 2012 and 2013 on the tables below.

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January 19, 2013 – Social Security, Organizational Tips, Author Felice Cohen, Gun Control

By on January 19, 2013 in Radio Show with 0 Comments

Chris welcomes Kurt Czarnowski, Social Security expert, back to the show on this week’s Something More. Kurt talks about what has changed in Social Security and Medicare in 2013 and offers some strategies for maximizing your social security benefits. Author Felice Cohen talks about her book, What Papa Told Me, in the “something more” segment, […]

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How to Give Wisely and Well

By on December 27, 2012 in Charitable Giving with 0 Comments
How to Give Wisely and Well

How to Give Wisely and Well Giving to charity has never been easier. You can donate the old-fashioned way–by mail–but you can also donate online, by text, or through social networking sites. According to the National Center for Charitable Statistics, over 1.4 million nonprofit organizations are registered with the IRS.

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On the Precipice: the “Fiscal Cliff”

By on November 7, 2012 in Newsletter Articles with 0 Comments
On the Precipice: the “Fiscal Cliff”

The phrase “fiscal cliff” has been used to describe the unique combination of financial realities scheduled to take effect in 2013: expiring tax breaks; the imposition of new taxes on high-income individuals; and automatic deficit-reduction spending cuts.

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Withdrawals from Traditional IRAs

Withdrawals from Traditional IRAs

In these challenging economic times, you may be considering taking a withdrawal from your traditional IRA. While you’re allowed to withdraw funds from your IRAs at any time, for any reason, the question is, should you?

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