Category: Commentary

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Tax Cuts and Jobs Act – the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

On December 22nd the Tax Cut and Jobs Act became law and with it significant changes to how businesses and individuals will be taxed beginning in 2018. Usually when a tax bill passes we try to summarize all of the changes but in this case the changes are more than we can address in a single post, so I will address some of the big items and provide resources if you want to dive deeper. This tax reform is far from perfect. There are some good features and some bad ones. Below you will find our... Read More
at Monday, January 8, 2018
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Thoughts on Giving Tuesday

With Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday behind us, welcome to Giving Tuesday! Giving Tuesday is a global movement dedicated to charitable giving and powered by social media. For many, Giving Tuesday marks the beginning of a season of generosity that flourishes through year-end. With that in mind, we want to offer some ideas on ways to give back and how to maximize your charitable intentions. Charity Begins Online Amazon Smile  allows you shop as you normally would... Read More
at Tuesday, November 28, 2017
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Thoughts on Disaster Relief

There have been a remarkable series of tragedies sweeping the world recently. Many who are not to be affected directly by the hurricanes, earthquakes, and fires still have a desire to help. This is why we are providing information about Direct Relief , a charitable organization founded in 1948 that provides international humanitarian aid and emergency assistance. They are highly rated and very efficient in directing charitable donations to specific areas of need, earning the number one... Read More
at Sunday, October 15, 2017
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Good Fortune For Physicians

When you look at the earning potential of professionals today, physicians are consistently ranked as some of the highest compensated professionals in America. However, in spite of the fact that most earn incomes well above the national average, many physicians still face significant financial challenges. Some of these challenges have become even more prominent given the uncertain future of American healthcare. Fortunately, with the proper guidance, physicians can take a systematic and... Read More
at Wednesday, September 27, 2017
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Thoughts on Cyber Security

Equifax, one of three credit reporting agencies, has been hacked and according to the Federal Trade Commission, "if you have a credit report, there’s a good chance that you’re one of the 143 million American consumers whose sensitive personal information was exposed in a data breach."   You can check to see if you've been affected by going to the special Equifax website www.equifaxsecurity2017.com and following the instructions under Potential Impact. If you... Read More
at Thursday, September 21, 2017
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