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Know Your Options Under Michigan’s New No-Fault Auto Insurance Law

On July 1, 2020, new no-fault auto insurance law takes effect in Michigan. While we don’t typically write about auto insurance in this space, we do frequently write about news that may have an impact on our readers’ finances—and the new Michiga… Read More
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The Roth Five-Year Rule: What You Need to Know

Roth accounts are popular vehicles for saving for retirement. Nearly 20% of American households have a member with a Roth IRA, and nearly 70% of employers offer a Roth 401(k) option. If you have a Roth IRA, Roth 401(k), or other Roth account, you may… Read More
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The CARES Act: How Coronavirus Relief Affects Your Taxes and Planning

Coronavirus. COVID-19. It’s all anyone can talk about these days, and with good reason. And while concern for people’s health is paramount, it also makes sense to wonder how this pandemic is going to affect economic concerns—on a global, nation… Read More
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Coronavirus: Answering Our Clients’ Questions

News about coronavirus, aka Covid-19, is everywhere. Taking in the news, which changes daily or even hourly, feels like trying to drink from a fire hose. Most of us have never experienced anything like this, which means it can feel necessary to liste… Read More
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Does Your Insurance Provide All the Coverage You Need?

Insurance is like a blanket. A blanket with holes in it isn’t useless, but it won’t give you the coverage you need it to. Likewise, your insurance policies might offer you some protection, but leave you exposed when you really need coverage. With… Read More
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Surprise Medical Billing: What the Government is Doing to Stop It

Medical care is one of the few things we purchase without knowing the price for it. Imagine walking into a grocery store and filling your cart without having any idea what the food cost, or picking out a new wardrobe and handing over your credit card… Read More
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SECURE Act Becomes Law: How it Affects Your Retirement Planning

Almost a year ago, we wrote a blog post referencing the SECURE Act, which stands for “Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement.” At that time, the Act had just passed the House Ways and Means Committee. Whether it would become law, a… Read More
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Five Important Age Milestones Leading Up to Retirement

You have probably been saving for retirement (or at least thinking about it) for decades. All the while, retirement has seemed like some mythical city in the clouds that you would never actually reach. Then all of a sudden, your anticipated retiremen… Read More
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Ten Financial New Year’s Resolutions for 2020

Happy New Year! Not only is it a new year, but a new decade. While these milestones are somewhat arbitrary, it’s worth pausing at the threshold of a new year or decade to contemplate how much has changed in the past, and what new beginnings you’d… Read More
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Seven Year-End Tax Planning Tips for 2019

There are only a handful of days left in 2019, and while you may want to spend them making merry, you should devote at least a little time to brightening your tax picture for next year. When April rolls around (as it will, and sooner than you think),… Read More
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Categories: Finances, Tax Planning