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For years our firm has been providing quality, personalized financial guidance to local individuals and businesses. Our expertise ranges from basic personal & corporate tax management and accounting services to more in-depth services such as bookkeeping, financial statements & IRS representation. We can also help with retirement planning, investing, as well as college planning while providing ongoing financial guidance and support to our clients. We can set up and manage IRA's, 529 plans or transfer inactive 401k plans into a portfolio that's managed consistently with your retirement goals.

Deana M. McGovern, CPA

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Budget Check Up: Tax Time Is the Right Time

Budget Check Up: Tax Time Is the Right Time

Tax preparation may be the perfect time to give the household budget a check-up.

Best Performing Asset Classes

Best Performing Asset Classes

Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.

What If You Get Audited?

What If You Get Audited?

The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.

 

Four Great, Unexpected Places to Raise a Family

Here are 4 great, and sometimes unexpected, places to raise a family.

A Penny Saved is Two Pennies Earned

Here are some simple and inexpensive energy-saving tips that may help you save money.

Important Birthdays Over 50

Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.

Mastering Mobile Lingo

Can you keep up with your children’s mobile slang?

Inflation - Back to the Future

Even low inflation rates over an extended period of time can impact your finances in retirement.

What Is a 1035 Exchange?

1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.

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How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

Comparing Investments

This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.

How Much Home Can I Afford?

With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.

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Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

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Making Your Tax Bracket Work

Have you explored all your options when it comes to managing your taxable income?

The Richest Man in Babylon

In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.

Consider These 3 Things Before Driving Off the Lot

There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle.

The Business Cycle

How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?

The Fed and How It Got That Way

Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.

The Facts About Income Tax

Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.

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