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August 06, 2018

The ability for businesses to use the Tax Section 1031 to defer taxes on exchange of property, other than real estate, has been eliminated under the new tax laws.

Under the old tax law, a business could trade in a piece of equipment for another one; could do so and not have to pay taxes on the…


July 30, 2018

Individual Retirement Accounts are quite popular. It probably wouldn’t be surprising if you inherited an IRA someday. But what should you do with it?

First of all, you’ll need to be aware of some basic rules. If your parent, or anyone other than your spouse, leaves you a traditional IRA…


July 23, 2018

In my previous column I discussed how disability income protection is the cornerstone of a working American’s financial plan.

Without it, you do not have a financial security plan. That is until you have adequate savings to fully retire. Could you take a three-to-six month vacation? How about…

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July 16, 2018

Looking for “free money” from the government to start your small business?

Despite what you might have heard, government grants are rarely available to small businesses. Why is that?

Government grants are funded by our tax dollars. Any grants must be appropriated through Congress and…


July 09, 2018

With a Roth IRA — if income eligibility requirements are met — you can only contribute after-tax dollars.

A Roth IRA contribution won’t reduce your taxable income the year you make it, however, there are no taxes on your future earnings and no penalties when you take a…


July 02, 2018

We're getting close to the Fourth of July, our national Independence Day. This celebration may get you thinking of the many freedoms you enjoy. But have you thought of what you might need to do to attain financial freedom?

Your first step is to define what financial independence signifies to you.…


June 25, 2018

The dreaded summer slump; when temperatures are at their hottest and many businesses’ sales and marketing efforts can be at their lowest.

It’s easy to find yourself in a summer marketing slump when your mind is distracted by visions of upcoming vacations and creative ways to stay cool.…

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