November 28, 2017
2017 has been a frightful year of natural disaster—from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma to the California wild fires. All of this has left many asking the question: ”What is the best way to help?”
When natural disasters of this magnitude strike, they tend to bring out the chartable side of many people. For those looking for ways to help, we’ve compiled the following list.
Helping victims of disaster is in our nature, but it’s best to treat charitable giving like any other consumer decision—do your homework and think it through. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to us!
It’s graduation season, and for many parents that means it’s almost time to start shelling out for college tuition. For those well-prepared parents with established 529 plans in place, the time has come to tap into that money pool. Of course, when it comes to tax-advantaged savings, trust that the IRS is keeping close watch, so it’s important to avoid making any rookie mistakes. It’s also important to keep saving as you move forward.
Having a remote workforce can be challenging, especially if you are trying to build a positive, collaborative work environment. So, how do you create a sense of comradery when you have staff in remote locations? These tips can help:
If you are expecting a refund this year, you may be tempted to splurge on something not-so-practical. Before you do, take some time to think about ways to use your refund to bolster your financial health. We’ve put together a few ideas for you to consider: