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How to Identify Investment Scams


Bernard Madoff Based on the FBI’s most recent internet crime report, investment fraud saw a 38% increase in 2023 with losses accruing up to $4.57 billion dollars. It is important to note that the FBI has seen investment scam losses increase exponentially since 2020, showing no signs of slowing down. Cybercriminals are relying [...]

How to Identify Investment Scams2024-05-09T14:45:43-07:00

3 Tax Advantages When You Invest in Qualified Opportunity Zones


Qualified Opportunity Zones (QOZs) come up often in financial planning conversations, particularly for clients who have a strong need to mitigate capital gains tax issues. A QOZ is a classic example of one investing tool which delivers the most value as one component of a multifaceted strategy. A QOZ has four main benefits: Defer the [...]

3 Tax Advantages When You Invest in Qualified Opportunity Zones2024-05-08T13:56:07-07:00

Deepfakes – How Scammers Overseas and in US Are Targeting You and Your Money


Be aware: This article discusses the rising impact of Deepfakes and how to identify them. With the growth of technology, we’ve seen the evolution and adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) skyrocket. Looking to simplify workflows or to innovate upon existing business, cyber criminals are using these same tools to for more sophisticated cyberattacks to commit [...]

Deepfakes – How Scammers Overseas and in US Are Targeting You and Your Money2024-05-09T14:46:19-07:00

Financial Tip: Review All Your Insurance Policies Annually to Protect Your Assets


Check Off Your Insurance Check-Up: An Insurance Coverage Checklist Insurance is one of the most crucial components of financial well-being, even though you may not necessarily receive an actual payout from a policy. Many things in life are especially valuable, such as your time, your health, your home, and even your life. Insurance can [...]

Financial Tip: Review All Your Insurance Policies Annually to Protect Your Assets2024-05-08T13:55:48-07:00

8 Fun Tax Tips for Small Business Owners


Small Business Owners - Dance Your Way to Tax Benefits Jazz up your financial dance floor by steering clear of the dull groove of inaccurate record keeping! Picture this: a well-choreographed routine of meticulous bookkeeping, where every dollar waltzes in and out, setting the stage for a financially focused business extravaganza. Keep those records in [...]

8 Fun Tax Tips for Small Business Owners2024-05-06T11:44:55-07:00

Trusts – Myths and Misconceptions about Estate Planning


Trusts are an important part of an overall estate plan, and should not be overlooked For the average investor, setting up a trust with your estate attorney as part of estate planning can make a lot of sense. For wealthy investors, it can be nearly essential. So why then do only 33% of Americans [...]

Trusts – Myths and Misconceptions about Estate Planning2024-04-12T16:07:43-07:00

Roth Conversion – Tax Strategies to Consider


Strategic Reasons for Partial Roth Conversions Before Year-End Looking for a tax-strategy for your investment portfolio? A Roth Conversion is something to consider. Both IRAs and 401(k)s provide the opportunity to cultivate tax-free growth within your investment portfolio. While contributions to Roth retirement assets incur taxes, the potential for tax-free growth and withdrawals in [...]

Roth Conversion – Tax Strategies to Consider2024-02-22T14:30:09-08:00

What to Expect Out of The Fed


Key Takeaways Inflation expectations over the next 12 months have convincingly improved, giving the Federal Reserve (Fed) reasons to pivot. We will likely notice improving inflation dynamics later this week. Risk appetite improved as investors considered bringing cash off the sidelines and into capital markets, pushing the markets to new all-time highs. Building permits, [...]

What to Expect Out of The Fed2024-01-26T09:52:10-08:00

Good Debt vs Bad Debt


The Two Faces of Debt - Good Debt vs. Bad Debt Understanding Good Versus Bad Debt Can Help You Make Smart Financial Moves Credit card debt is a huge challenge for many people. According to, Americans owe $986 billion on credit cards, surpassing the prepandemic high of $927 billion. While credit card debt [...]

Good Debt vs Bad Debt2023-12-05T14:05:01-08:00
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