August 13, 2018

Utilizing voice assistant services, such as Alexa with the Amazon Echo or the Google Assistant, is a growing trend in homes today. What many don’t often think about is how technology like this can improve the daily function within a business as well.

According to Juniper Research1, 55 percent…

Tax law changes to have impact on business owners

August 06, 2018

The ability for businesses to use the Tax Section 1031 to defer taxes on exchange of property, other than real estate, has been eliminated under the new tax laws.

Under the old tax law, a business could trade in a piece of equipment for another one; could do so and not have to pay taxes on the…

What should you do with an inherited IRA?

July 30, 2018

Individual Retirement Accounts are quite popular. It probably wouldn’t be surprising if you inherited an IRA someday. But what should you do with it?

First of all, you’ll need to be aware of some basic rules. If your parent, or anyone other than your spouse, leaves you a traditional IRA…

Social Security, Workers Comp not reliable protections

July 23, 2018

In my previous column I discussed how disability income protection is the cornerstone of a working American’s financial plan.

Without it, you do not have a financial security plan. That is until you have adequate savings to fully retire. Could you take a three-to-six month vacation? How about…