How To Prevent Identity Theft?

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Many of our clients have expressed concern about the recent rise in identity thefts. If you’re concerned, here are some steps you can take to help defend yourself. Don’t trash it; shred it. Shred anything financial, aside from your tax records: credit card statements, bank statements, old checks, deposit slips—you name it. A cagy thief can borrow thousands of dollars …

Record-Keeping Questions?

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With our upcoming SHRED & POPSICKLE DAY (April 29th – see announcement) planned for after tax season, I’m sure the question will come up “how long should I keep my records for?”  Well, the IRS, as well as others have opinions on that, so we have compiled a few links and documents for you to read on how long you should …

2016 Tax Information & Prep

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Here is our {basic} supporting documents list to help you remember what to find and bring with you while gathering everything for your 2016 taxes.  However, if you have any questions of course, don’t hesitate to call us…  2016 Tax Prep Information AudreaAudrea attended the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, where she majored in one of the first approved financial …

Global Markets React to the Trump Win

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Some major indices retreat after the news, but others advance.   News of Donald Trump’s election victory did not upend the equities markets. As word of his largely unexpected Electoral College win traveled around the world, most major indices did not suffer alarming losses. While the Nikkei 225 sank 5.36% overnight, the Shanghai Composite slipped 0.62%, the Sensex 1.23%, and …

Andy Quoted in Investment News Article

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Andy was quoted in the Investment News Article “Advisors on Stock Selloff: Keep Calm, Keep Diversified”    https://www.moneymanagementservice.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/2014-10-15-Andy-Quoted-in-InvestmentNews.pdf” AudreaAudrea attended the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, where she majored in one of the first approved financial planning programs taught at the University level. In 1998 Audrea graduated from The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa with a Bachelor of Science degree …

Why I Don’t Like Roth IRAs: Tax Season Lesson, Part 1

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Tax planning for clients during tax season always generates new strategies and ideas, as unique situations tend to get my analytical wheels turning. From a risk/reward wealth management perspective, I like to look at tax planning with the actual cost to the client in mind, including what is the best cash flow option, because the most tax efficient savings strategy …

Money Management Services named as one of the 2013 “TOP RIAs” by InvestmentNews

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We are proud to announce that we were named in the December 2013 issue of InvestmentNews magazine as one of the Top RIA’s – Largest Fee-Only Registered Investment Advisory Firms in the U.S.  We are so thankful and truly honored that our clients allow our family to serve and guide them with taking care of their family’s. *InvestmentNews qualified firms …

The Truth About Insurance Brokers Who Sell Annuities

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I must say I was somewhat surprised by the reaction from the advisory community in regard to my recent articles about index and guaranteed annuities. I received some expected feedback from those who strongly disagreed with my views, while also getting many positive comments from fiduciary advisors who see the same factual logic I illustrated in these past articles relative …

New Law Changes Affecting Estate & Trust Planning Education Event

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February 18, 2014 – February 18, 2014 2100A SouthBridge Parkway Map and Directions | Register AudreaAudrea attended the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, where she majored in one of the first approved financial planning programs taught at the University level. In 1998 Audrea graduated from The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa with a Bachelor of Science degree in Family Consumer …