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Retirement planning – using all your tools

26/07/12 8:00 am | Comments (0) | Posted By:

  In recent years with the uncertainty in the economy and Baby Boomers coming into retirement age, Social Security has been a hot topic.  What is there not to worry about!?  Will it be there when you are ready to retire?  Should you take it early? Should you postpone benefits? A recent article by Dan Kadlec for Time showed that the numb...

Another Housing Time Bomb

19/07/12 8:00 am | Comments (0) | Posted By:

  The Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act is set to expire on December 31, 2012 and has large implications for Nevadans.  Nevada is perennially in the lead, or in the top five in the U.S., in mortgage foreclosures.  When a house is foreclosed upon, the difference in debt owed less the value of the house sold at auction, is considered cancell...

America’s Fiscal Integrity is in Jeopardy

12/07/12 7:30 pm | Comments (0) | Posted By:

  Our nation’s founders believed in certain core values that have served as the foundation upon which this great country has survived and thrived – prudence, thrift, limited debt, savings and stewardship. However, in the last several decades, our country and many of its citizens have strayed off course. Our future is now at risk. If we do not...

Have Tip Income? You Best Report It!

05/07/12 10:53 pm | Comments (1) | Posted By:

  Having lived in Nevada for the majority of my adulthood, I have long been acquainted with tipping. It has gotten to the point where I feel guilty for not putting a dollar in the tip jar at Starbucks for a $2 coffee or at my local sandwich shop. While living in Las Vegas I heard stories of people making thousands of dollars a night as a cock...