In today’s Marietta Daily Journal, Bil Lako, CFP®, discusses how some investors believe they’ll live well into their 100s. That longevity can fundamentally change your financial plan.
QuickBooks Online’s mobile app, available at the Apple App Store and Google Play, can do many of the same tasks that it performs on your office desktop. You can, for example: Check account balances. Add and edit estimates, invoices, and sales receipts. Add and edit customers, vendors, products, and services. Record invoice payments. One of…
The good news: Home-office deduction is still allowed for self-employed taxpayers. The bad news: It’s no longer available for employees, at least for 2018 through 2025. Read all about the changes in this week’s Business Tip.
Want to control how your heirs spend their assets, minimize estate taxes, and possibly avoid probate? Trusts are very flexible tools to accomplish a bunch of wishes. We explain in this week’s Financial Tip.
U.S. stocks moved solidly higher on Thursday after markets were closed for Wednesday’s Independence Day Holiday. Investors seemed to shrug off trade worries between the United States and China despite the Fed’s Minutes acknowledging the potential impact tariffs could have on the domestic expansion.
Unlike T-Bills, notes, and bonds, U.S. savings bonds are not traded on the open market, and are sold almost exclusively to individuals. Learn more about them in this Financial Tip.
Buying a house? Lenders use formulas based on your gross monthly income, your housing expenses, and your long-term debt to determine how large of a mortgage you qualify for. Read all about it in this Question of the Week.
If you have your money professionally managed, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act took away the itemized deduction you took for those management fees. Learn more in this week’s Tax Tip.
The holiday-shortened trading day was marked by a significant sell-off in the final hour of trading that left the S&P 500 0.49% lower on the day. Information Technology found its way to the bottom of the sectors, losing 1.37% while the otherwise lackluster Telecommunication Services sector charged ahead, gaining 1.16% on the day.
It was a late afternoon rally in U.S. equities after futures were pressured into the open with the S&P 500 finishing up 0.31%. Participation was broad, but led by Technology.