For Individuals

College Financial Planning

How Can You Pay for Your Kid to go to College, Spend and Save as You Are Now, and Increase the Amount of Money You have for Retirement?

Elder Care Financial Care

Finally… Worry Free Financial Management for Your Aging Parent or Family Member.

Estate Planning Done Right

Make Sure Your Family Transitions Prepare Your Children and Your Family for Financial Freedom.

A Frederick Business Owner’s Simple Plan For Dealing With Angry Customers

Even in the middle of the intensity of the busy tax filing season in Frederick, we occasionally become the target for somebody's frustration. Over the years, and especially when things are busy and stressful, we've had to learn about how to best handle matters when a...

How to Eliminate Workplace Gossip in Frederick Businesses

I'm going to step away from tax land today, and put on my business coaching hat.But don't get me wrong -- we are diligently working through many of our Frederick business owner client files and getting a significant thrill from being able to help so many of our...

Is Your Frederick Business Making These Advertising Mistakes?

Every summer as a nation, it seems we hit a point in which it feels like everything is fraying at the edges and we're in danger of falling apart. Not only do we seem to be more divided than ever (with a heaping slice of online bitterness thrown in), but each of us...

Five Financial and Tax Strategies For Frederick Small Businesses

It's increasingly clear to all of us that our present "cultural moment" can take a toll on any Frederick person's mind who isn't vigilant. Constant connectedness to those who are (by their very vocation) incentivized to highlight change, chaos and fear is more...

2018 Tax Reform Update And A Holiday Prayer from Jennifer

Unless something crazy happens this week, we have a new tax plan. If Congress-watchers are right, the House and Senate should vote to pass this new bill, and it will be signed by President Trump before Christmas. I'm writing this on Monday the 18th (a busy week is...

How To Find a Business Mentor In Frederick

We're knee-deep in extension-land for some of our individual and family clients from Frederick (extensions due in about a week). And I'm glad to say that we've been able to help a lot of families keep far more in their pockets than if they had used the "drag and drop"...

The Simple ‘Why’ For Frederick Businesses To Consider Professional Mentoring

Whether or not the federal government's continued (as of this writing) partial shutdown affects you, the IRS did manage to pull in about half of its workforce, despite not offering them a paycheck -- which would be a pretty great deal for an organizational leader,...

Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) for Your Frederick Business Work Goals in 2018

Happy New Year! It's time to turn the page... If you've been paying attention, I've been diving pretty deep into the new tax regime under which we are NOW operating. What will be interesting to see is the *actual* technical guidance from the IRS about all of these...

Everything You Need To Know About Tax Records For Frederick Businesses

Tax season is over.Just like the North Pole elves in the Will Ferrell classic, Elf, perhaps your team could use a brief moment of celebration before getting back to work?Although it's a relief now, remember that tax season isn't a one-time occasion. The decisions you...

Ask For The Sale! Frederick Business Owners Sales Psychology

I make it my goal in these weekly notes to pass along information which has proven useful to our firm and our more successful clients. I do this because we want to be a partner with you in helping you grow your Frederick business. We're not marketing "gurus" around...

How You’re Missing Legal Tax Deductions

Here’s a certain truth: the State and Federal Government would love to have more of your hard-earned money in their accounts. Sure, even though it’s painful, none of us begrudge paying our legal and fair share of taxes.

But the problem is that regular taxpayers, like you, are missing out on legal and safe deductions, to the tune of hundreds of millions of dollars in unclaimed refunds every year!