The economic stimulus package, now known as the CARES ACT, carries with it significant law changes that will likely impact one or more financial decisions that you need to make. This is the first of a two-part series on what’s in the CARES ACT and how it should influence your financial decisions.
Your Financial Skill Stack includes a wide range of knowledge and specific capabilities that can help you achieve your version of financial success. On today’s episode of The Wise Money Show, Mike, Josh, and Kevin discuss how to identify what your Skill Stack needs to be, which skills you can acquire and which you should hire, and how to be sure every ability in your Skill Stack is working together in concert to continuously strengthen your financial foundation.
Season 5 Episode 30
Unlike 2018, 2019 didn’t deliver any major changes to the tax law. However, in this final stretch of tax season, there are still things you need to know to be sure your taxes reflect any changes in your own life and also optimize the current tax law to your advantage. On today’s episode of The Wise Money Show, Mike and Josh welcome CPA Ryan Fair back to the show to share some of our team’s key learnings from the more than 2,700 returns they are preparing for our clients this year—and what you can do to be sure you are on the right course toward an optimal outcome for your 2019 taxes.
Season 5 Episode 28
Life happens. That’s why the greatest value of financial planning is not the plan itself, but the adjustments that are made along the path to, and through, retirement. On today’s episode of The Wise Money Show, Mike, Josh, and Kevin discuss the importance of having a financial plan that can adapt as your goals change over time, and the process that can help you make wise financial decisions—no matter what surprises life throws your way.
Season 5 Episode 26
If you've ever had a side hustle or ever thought about starting one, do you know how it will affect your taxes? It is becoming more and more common to have side income that you need to report on your tax return. Whether that is rental income from Air BNB, side income from driving Uber or Lyft, or selling items online, it is critical that you know how to handle reporting that income on your taxes. In this episode, we are talking you through the top five tax tips to help you minimize taxes for your side hustle.
Season 5 Episode 25
The 2019 tax season is officially underway! To make sure you are getting the most from your return, we are covering the most important items you need to look out for. While there aren't big tax law changes like we saw for 2018, there are still several items you need to know about to be confident when filing your return. We welcome back Ryan Fair, CPA, CFP® to help you get the right start on your taxes.
Season 5 Episode 24
Have you ever wondered what would happen if you were in a car accident in a different state? Does your car insurance still cover you if you drive across state lines? Do you really need to get the extra insurance when renting a car? Insurance Advisor, Alysia Boehner, joins this episode of Wise Money to answer your insurance questions and cover the changes happening with Michigan's no-fault auto insurance reform.
Season 5 Episode 23
Big changes were signed into law in December through the SECURE ACT (Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement) and it will impact your financial life and the decisions you make about retirement. We are explaining the biggest changes and what impact it has on savers and retirees in this episode.
Season 5 Episode 22
How do you define financial success, and how do you know if you’re on track towards achieving it? We’re all striving for financial success, however, it has a different meaning for all of us. We are helping you define your own financial success and providing steps to help you achieve it in this episode.
Season 5 Episode 20