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THE TAX DRAIN

THE TAX DRAIN

I wanted to officially congratulate everyone for making it through another tax season.  We are now in financial freedom territory.  This means you get to keep what you earn versus it going to the government.  If you live in California, “Tax Freedom Day” was April 27th.  That means up until April, 27th, all your earnings … Continue reading

SOCIAL SECURITY MISTAKES RETIREES MAKE

I have noticed that most retirees have very little counsel as it relates to maximizing a very important retirement asset, their Social Security benefits.  Many people believe that once they hit age 62, they should immediately begin receiving Social Security benefits.  This can be a huge mistake and cost your family hundreds of thousands of … Continue reading

KEEPING WHAT YOU MAKE, A TAXING ISSUE

With April 17th right around the corner, many people have taxes on their mind. What people don’t realize is that we are in one of the lowest tax rate environments that has ever existed. The top tax rate for an individual is currently at 35%. The capital gains rate is at 15%. To give you … Continue reading

ELDER & LONG TERM CARE EDUCATIONAL PRESENTATION- February 21, 2012

On February 21, at Innovative Wealth Strategists, we held a focus group entitled “Paying for Care”.  We had a good turnout and everyone enjoyed the food, wine, and the opportunity to ask questions about their personal situations.  I started the evening talking about long term care costs which generally range from $3,000-$8,000 a month depending … Continue reading