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How to Detect Fraud and Identity Theft

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Jul 15, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Fraud has emerged as a major financial concern for both businesses and individuals. In fact, 30 percent of American consumers were notified of a data breach in 2018 alone, according to data from the Federal Trade Commission. Avoid becoming the next victim of this troubling trend by learning how to detect fraud and identity theft today.

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Accounting Firms Near Me vs. the Big 4: A Quick Comparison

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Jun 27, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Choosing an accounting firm is a critical business decision, which requires careful thought. Although some automatically assume big city accountants are better, there are several big reasons why you should consider the accounting firms near me and you.

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What you Need to do after Filing an Extension for Taxes

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Jun 13, 2019 10:00:00 AM

After filing an extension for taxes, the first thing you should do is take a deep breath. You now have until October 15, 2019 to file your paperwork with the IRS. But don’t get too comfortable, that six months will come and go before you know it. To make sure you don’t miss the next deadline, follow these three tax tips.

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Our Certified Public Accountants Provide Personal Services

Posted by Tom Hallissey on May 20, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) are more than professionals who crunch numbers at tax time. CPAs are trusted financial advisors who are held to a high standard of knowledge and ethics. If you are thinking about hiring one, consider these three benefits of the personal service they provide.

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How to Recognize and Avoid 'Ghost' Accounting Firms

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Apr 11, 2019 10:00:00 AM

In today’s day and age, there are many unscrupulous “ghost” accounting firms out there. They use various scams to trick unsuspecting taxpayers. The best way to avoid them is to learn to recognize these five common red flags.

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What is a Fiduciary Financial Advisor, and What do they do?

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Dec 26, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Not all financial advisors are held to the same standard. Although many will tell you they know what is right for you, only fiduciary financial advisors are required to act in the best interests of their clients. In certain situations, this type of money manager may be your best option.

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Why now is the Time to Review your Payroll Deductions

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Oct 24, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Can you remember the last time you reviewed your payroll deductions? If you are like many Americans, you may not have updated them in quite a while. Although you might not have had a reason to do so before, a recent change in the tax code actually influences employee withholdings. In fact, the IRS recommends that every working American review their deductions as soon as possible.

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5 Tips and Tricks for Building Wealth to Last a Lifetime

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Sep 26, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Building wealth is not only for the wealthy. Anyone can learn how to develop a plan to build a nest egg for retirement. From monitoring daily spending to diversifying investments, these tips and tricks can help you become more financially secure.

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Financial Literacy 101: How to Make Sense of Money

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Sep 12, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Financial literacy is a term for the ability to manage your money. It includes learning how to pay bills, borrow money, save responsibly, invest wisely and plan for retirement. Financial literacy is a learned skill, which is not taught in any school.

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A Guide to Easily Understanding Credit Scores

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Aug 15, 2018 10:00:00 AM

If you are interested in buying a new car or applying for a mortgage, your credit score could make a big difference in what you are able to borrow and the interest rate available to you. In order to secure the best terms, you will benefit from reading this simple guide to understanding credit scores.

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