Charitable Giving - A Gift To Yourself

I think most of us know it's possible to receive a deduction from your income taxes when you donate to a charity, whether it's clothes, cash or even a vehicle; but if you're like me this in and of itself is not enough incentive to give.

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Get Rich, Quick?!

In my experience, there are (3) time proven methods to getting "rich" consistently. And much like losing weight and keeping it off, none of them are magic buttons or are going to happen overnight. Sure, there will always be those who win the lottery or inherit, but for most of us this is not our reality. For us it comes down to increasing income, decreasing living expenses, and/or decreasing debt.

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Tips on Taking Over a Family Business

Taking over a family business combines two of the most important parts of our lives — family and work — in a potentially volatile process that can affect relationships and keep the transition from being as smooth as it could be.

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Tax-Reduction Tips for Small Businesses

Small businesses face many challenges, especially in the early days, including developing a product or service, targeting it to the right market, hiring the right employees and keeping expenses under control. Meanwhile, taking the right approach to taxes is a crucial factor that sometimes is overlooked.

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Why Hire a Professional?

Over the years I’ve been asked, and I used to ask myself, why hire a professional – I can do this myself and save some money! This has ranged from things as complex as my estate plan to as mundane as getting a housekeeper; but they all have a few common themes.

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How To Avoid Getting Stuck With A Rental-Property Dudd

If you’re thinking of buying a residential income property or converting your current residence into a rental, you might want to think again. A deal that looks good on the...

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