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5 Tips to Starting Your Own Business

By Byron Ellis September 14, 2018

Starting your own business can be an incredibly rewarding experience. You become your own boss, set your own hours, and write your own paycheck.

But running a successful business isn’t easy; it requires a lot of time, knowledge, and focus.

But with the right amount of planning, you have an opportunity to build a business that will continue to grow for many years to come. Read More

Take Control of Your Required Minimum Distributions

By Byron Ellis July 17, 2018

A Required Minimum Distribution is just like it sounds. Basically, the IRS has never collected any tax revenue from your IRA accounts…and they’re tired of waiting! They will force you to start drawing down your IRA when you hit 70 ½. Read More

How to Create a Retirement Budget Without Losing Your Mind

By Byron Ellis July 6, 2018

One common mistake people make when creating a retirement budget is to cut all the fun out of life. A “Top Ramen” budget invariably fails because it has no room for entertainment; so instead, learn to moderate. The first step is to track your expenses over a period of time (four weeks at the minimum) using an app or computer program, or the old-fashioned pen and paper. Read More

The 8 Documents You and Your Parents Need Now

By Byron Ellis June 21, 2018

My guess is neither you nor your parents have all of the documents in place that you need to help you with some pretty important life and financial decisions that may arise in the future. Don’t fall into the trap of thinking you will take care of things when you have the time; make sure you take action on these items in the next week. What are the 8 things you need to have in place? Read More

5 Tips for a Successful Staycation

By Byron Ellis June 8, 2018

So you need a break from work and it’s time to get away. You get excited and pull up an internet search only to see large dollars associated with airfare, hotel, and all of the fun stuff that you want to do. And if you have a large family you might as well start figuring out who will loan you the money to take your next vacation. (For the record, never borrow money to take a vacation!) Read More