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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.

Financial Mindset Management for Our Greater Columbus Ohio Tax Clients

Based on the history of events over the course of the last few decades (both here in Greater Columbus Ohio and beyond), you might have thought that world events would have slowed down in the last week -- that there could begin to be some sense of normality.But no....

Read This Before Trusting Your Tax Filing To A Greater Columbus Ohio Tax Professional

Listen, I know how hard it is to move from one tax professional to another.Which is why I would like to take a minute here to address YOU, if you are someone who hasn't yet made the decision to use our services.After all, we've helped many Greater Columbus Ohio...

Chuck Franklin’s Seven Negative Results And Five Painful Consequences For Unfiled Tax Returns

The IRS just began receiving tax returns this week, and we are cranking and grooving along, finding all kinds of savings on behalf of our Greater Columbus Ohio clients ... as well as chomping at the bit to help them on THIS year's taxes. Truly, the more I take a look...

How COV-19 Affected Annual RMD for Greater Columbus Ohio Retirees

With a third round of "stimmy" (as the kids say) hitting bank accounts for the past week, 90MM+ Americans (including some of us in Greater Columbus Ohio) are once again flush with cash. It remains to be seen what this will do for the economy, but combined with what...

Tax Deadline Rumors And Planning For Corona Virus byChuck Franklin

Hello, my friend. The world has shifted under our feet.With the barrage of media, medical, and economic news flying at us, I want to stay in my lane today.You don't need more medical advice, you don't need tips on working from home (at least today -- I might share...

Truth and Fiction About the Trump Payroll Tax Cuts For Greater Columbus Ohio Taxpayers

Right now we're living through an age in which media trust has been thoroughly decimated. "Expert" authority itself is being questioned (in many cases, rightly), and misinformation is rampant.That's perhaps one of the reasons I've received so many visits to this...

Chuck Franklin’s Four Keys To Focus And Building Momentum in 2021

It seems so long ago (it was only last week) that we were cueing the fireworks and celebrating leaving 2020 in the rearview.But after all of the events of the past week, it seems wise that we might adjust to the fact that the world around us is not what it might have...

Six Common Ways Greater Columbus Ohio Taxpayers Receive IRS Audits

With the tax deadline bearing down on us, I thought I'd touch base today, to give you some thoughts on what could get you into hot water THIS tax season. And, well, really any tax season. Now ... sometimes, Greater Columbus Ohio clients come to us from other Greater...

Key Tips For Greater Columbus Ohio Newlyweds On Marriage and Taxes

Do you know what the number one month is for weddings? Check today's date and there it is: June.With that fact in mind, I'm not sure where you currently fall on the wedding spectrum...Are many of your friends getting married? Are your friends' kids getting married?...

How To Manage Money For Greater Columbus Ohio Millennials

I'll tell you what... The month of May is beginning to look a lot like December. Definitely not because it's cold out there, but with so much "end of school year" stuff happening these days, from graduation parties (ranging from pre-k "graduations" all the way up...

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!