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Not Getting Ahead Financially?  Fear Might Be The Reason.

Not Getting Ahead Financially? Fear Might Be The Reason.

So many of us are making a great living but still can't seem to build wealth. Why is this? What we often see at our firm is that lifestyle inflation is the culprit. When our standard of living improves our discretionary income rises and former luxuries become new necessities. We can find ourselves with little income left over each month. The idea of putting that small, leftover amount into savings can trigger a true, visceral fear. We don't want to lose the flexibility the excess income affords us. Kevin discusses how a "start low and go slow" approach can help you overcome this fear and build wealth for yourself and your family before you know it. Click below to watch the short video.
How Much Should I Withhold from My Paycheck?

How Much Should I Withhold from My Paycheck?

The new tax law made it hard to know how much to withhold from your paycheck every few weeks. As a result, many people withheld less last year than they might otherwise have, and either received a smaller rebate than expected or had to pay additional taxes in April. Now the tax agency has released a proposed new updated Form W-4, which reflects the changes from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act —including the doubling of the standard deduction, eliminating personal exemptions and limits on certain itemized deductions.
The 50 Countries [Worth] of America

The 50 Countries [Worth] of America

It can sometimes be hard to understand just how large the U.S. economy is compared with the other countries of the world. You’ve probably read that California alone, if it were an independent country, would have the world’s fifth largest economy. But what about the rest of the states?