5 Ways to Improve the Safety of Your Online Banking

In 1798, a bank porter named Thomas Cunningham, along with two accomplices, pulled off the first ever known bank robbery. Cunningham simply stayed at the Bank of Pennsylvania after his

Start Reducing Next Year’s Taxes Now

Now that April has come and gone, you can stop worrying about your 2016 income taxes (unless, of course, you filed an extension). Whether you received a welcome refund or

Safeguarding Your Assets During Turbulent Times

After the recent Presidential election, we saw a bit of turbulence in the stock market. That tends to happen any time political events seem uncertain and unpredictable, so we’re not

When Is the Right Time for You to Take Social Security?

If retirement is right around the corner for you, then you likely have some big decisions on your plate. One of those decisions may be when to file for Social

Estate Planning Tips to Avoid Excessive Taxation, Part 2

In last week’s blog, we pointed out that the more your estate is worth, the more likely it is that the IRS will audit your return. The last thing you

The Keys to Financial Success May Be Embedded in Your Personality

We’re conditioned to believe that financial success is the result of education and hard work. Sometimes, we imagine, luck even comes into play. But researchers say there are actually more

One Easy Way to Save Thousands in Taxes

Contributing to a tax-advantaged retirement account is one of the best ways to reduce your federal income tax liability while also preparing for a stable future. But once you reach

Don’t Waste Your Financial Potential!

In between busy work weeks, paying bills, buying groceries, and planning your next vacation, it’s easy to become so busy that you forget something very important: You are among the

What You Need to Know About Qualified Charitable Distributions

Each year, you enjoy giving to charitable organizations, and you also enjoy earning a valuable tax deduction. In some years, you might have appreciated an easier method of making those