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Questions You Should Ask a Financial Advisor Before Hiring Them

Posted by Nicole Gomes on May 16, 2022 3:35:56 PM

Even those well-versed in personal finance know that there’s still so much to learn. From budgeting and saving to investing and retirement planning, it can feel like a constant struggle to stay on top of your finances. If you’re looking for the best way to learn how to invest, save, and pay off debt, then a financial advisor is where you need to start. That’s why we’re sharing these five crucial questions you should ask a financial advisor before hiring them.

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Topics: Financial planning

Financial Planning Tips for New Graduates to Avoid Debt

Posted by Nicole Gomes on May 10, 2022 12:13:15 PM

Congratulations! You have graduated college and are on your way to newly anticipated endeavors. At this time, you’re probably thinking about your first career move, but another important task that should be added to your to-do list is a viable financial planning strategy. After graduation, having your finances in order can help you lead a relatively comfortable adulthood.

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Topics: credit score, Financial planning

6 Smart Ways to Use Your Tax Refund in 2022

Posted by Nicole Gomes on Apr 19, 2022 10:13:30 AM


Filling taxes may be stressful, but for could lead to exciting compensation in the form of a tax refund. With this year’s tax season expected to yield higher returns, spending your money on quick rewards may be tempting. Treating yourself to a nice dinner might sound good, but consider delaying gratification a bit longer. Investing your tax refund in one of these six options may generate better results in the long run and hopefully more nice dinners.

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Topics: Tax Season

10 Tax Credits and Write-Offs you Shouldn't Overlook this Tax Season

Posted by Nicole Gomes on Apr 11, 2022 9:44:29 AM


Tax season can be a stressful and complicated process for many, especially when trying to maximize your refund—but it doesn’t have to be. Before getting started, it is important to inform yourself about the current tax code to ensure accurate filling and an optimized return. With the April 18th deadline for filing fast approaching, this guide will highlight ten key tax credits and deductions that you shouldn’t ignore this current tax season.

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Topics: Tax Season

What You Need to Know About Tax Season 2022!

Posted by Nicole Gomes on Mar 22, 2022 4:16:23 PM

Tax season is among us and just like any other year, it’s important to prepare your information carefully and file as early as possible. The IRS began accepting 2021 tax returns on January 24, 2022, which was two weeks earlier than last year’s filing date.

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Topics: Business Accounting

How Your Business Can Benefit from Hiring a CPA this Tax Season!

Posted by Nicole Gomes on Mar 9, 2022 10:16:06 AM

Tax season can be extremely stressful for business owners. From preparing your tax returns to finding ways to maximize your deductions, the process is extremely overwhelming. The good news is that you can make tax season a little less hectic by hiring a tax professional.

While it may seem hiring a CPA is another business expense to account for, the service is well worth the cost. Filing business taxes on your own is a huge headache, and unless you’re well versed in tax filing, there’s endless room for error.

Here are the many ways that your business can benefit from hiring a CPA this tax season and beyond.

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Topics: Business Accounting

Roth IRA vs. Traditional IRA: What's right for you?

Posted by Nicole Gomes on Feb 17, 2022 10:05:55 AM

There are many ways to invest in your financial future. Two of the most common options are a Roth and a traditional IRA. While both accounts will help you prepare for the future, it’s important to understand the differences between the two.

Keep reading to learn about both the Roth IRA and traditional IRA so that you can choose the retirement investment account that’s best for you.

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Topics: Tax Season

Top Tax Preparation Tips for 2022

Posted by Nicole Gomes on Feb 9, 2022 12:45:56 PM

For many people, tax season can be stressful and complicated. Make 2022 the year that you feel confident tackling tax season. Here are some of the top tax preparation tips so that tax filing will be a breeze.

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Topics: Tax Season

What’s the Difference Between Business Bookkeeping and Personal Bookkeeping?

Posted by Nicole Gomes on Jan 19, 2022 9:22:42 AM

If you own a business, you know the importance of bookkeeping. But, do you know the difference between business and personal bookkeeping? Wondering if you need to do both? Bookkeeping isn’t as straightforward as many people think it is. This guide describes the difference between business bookkeeping and personal bookkeeping.

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Topics: Bookkeeping Tips

How to Get a Head Start on Tax Season!

Posted by Nicole Gomes on Jan 11, 2022 11:52:48 AM

It's a new year which means it's the season for making resolutions and filing tax returns. For many people, tax season is extremely stressful. But, the process is much less hectic when you don’t wait until the last minute!

Not only does it help to know when taxes are due for the year, but it’s also important to get a head start. The sooner you begin, the better off you’ll be. Starting early also means that you can avoid paying costly penalties.

Here are some tips to help you get a head start on the 2022 tax season.

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Topics: Tax Season

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