Financial Planning

Navigating the Complexities of the SECURE 2.0 Act

In 2019, the “Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement” (SECURE) Act sought to close the retirement savings gap and help more people save. This year’s SECURE 2.0 Act builds upon that foundation with a robust package of new rules designed to provide more opportunity and flexibility to workers planning for retirement. This is a…

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Talking Taxes – What To Discuss With Your CPA in the Next 90 Days

As tempting as it might be to put off thinking about taxes until the new year, being proactive about your tax strategy can set you up for success. Over the next 90 days, you have a chance to make some smart year-end choices that could have a significant impact on your 2022 and 2023 tax…

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Arizona Tax Credit Reminder

Don’t lose sight of this opportunity to cut your tax bill while practicing generosity. Each year, Arizona offers tax credits that independently reduce your state taxes when donations are made to select schools and organizations. Each credit has its own rules and limitations. You can learn more about individual tax-cutting opportunities on the Tax Credit…

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Successful Succession Planning

Too many businesses stumble at the point of succession. Unspoken assumptions about who will take the helm of a company can lead to last-minute surprises and disappointments. Succession built on an unsteady foundation can create instability for everyone on a team. But when succession is planned carefully and handled as a collaboration between successor and…

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Three Characteristics of Financial Advice

As with all things, financial planning advice comes with trade-offs. When looking for a financial advisor, you’ll need to consider your goals and needs as well as what you’re willing to spend on the service. Modern technology has made planning more accessible than ever, but tech-based solutions can only offer so much. So what are…

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