Category: Financial Planning

Commentary on financial planning in general and our financial planning approach, Blueprints, in particular.

Tax Planning 2019 and Beyond

There is not much you can do about lowering your 2018 tax liability just a few days before the April 15th filing deadline, but, since taxes are on everyone’s mind, it seems like a good opportunity to think about moves you can make to affect the outcome of your 2019...

Tale of the Jackrabbit

Recently we received a call from a financial planning client that we did some work for a few years back.  At the time, we developed a comprehensive financial plan which included a well thought out investment strategy.  The client investment assets were scattered...

Beware the Kiddie Tax

Income shifting is defined as a person in a high tax bracket giving an income producing or appreciated asset to another person, typically a child, who is in a lower tax bracket to hold or sell. This transfer is sometimes made to a child under the age of eighteen and...