2018 Tax Postmortem: Making Sense of the Changes

unsplash-tax1bThe Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), which passed in December 2017, made fundamental changes to the U.S. tax code, and 2018 returns were the first time most taxpayers could see the practical impact of these changes.

In an April 2019 Gallup poll, 43% of Americans said they were unsure how the new tax law affected them personally.

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What You Should Know about In-Home Care

unsplash-bed1bNot every older American ends up in a nursing home or a retirement community. In fact, most older individuals continue to live at home, many with the assistance of some type of in-home care. In-home care can help you remain independent, and delay the need to enter a nursing home or an assisted-living facility. Continue reading

6 Ways Your Finances Affect Your Relationships

unsplash-love5If you can’t help falling in love, and you think that love will keep you together remember that the power of love is not enough if you and your spouse cannot agree on how to handle your finances.

Ok, enough of the romantic puns!

According to Psychology Today*, money issues are the top reason relationships fail. Arguments over money tap into some of our deepest emotional needs and fears, such as trust, safety, security, power, control, and survival. Continue reading