How Roth IRAs Could Help You Save for College

College costs have been rising dramatically, here’s a new way to start saving early!   In his article, Jeffrey Levine describes new and creative ideas for how to start saving for college early. Roth IRAs are becoming popular for multiple reasons including their flexibility, tax-free distributions, and possible deductions. Additionally Jeffrey talks about FAFSA, financial…

How to Maximize Charitable Giving

By changing the way you itemize your taxes, it could lower your tax bill.   Charitable giving isn’t motivated by getting tax deductions, but it doesn’t hurt either. By itemizing your taxes, you could end up saving more, which can go right back into other charities you support. Debra Taylor, CPA/PFS, JD, CDFA, breaks down different…

3 Actions to Prevent Injuries

Medicare.gov and the CDC identify 3 actions that can help prevent injuries as you age. Although it is targeted at Medicare beneficiaries, everyone can take something away!   The first thing the CDC recommends is to talk with your doctor about fall prevention. There are many forms of prevention from household items to prescriptions made…

Mobile Clinics Can Help Reduce Health Inequity

During the Covid-19 Pandemic, mobile clinics brought vaccines to communities of color. Because of the success, the same framework could be used for other health inequity situations as well.   Boston, Philadelphia and Chicago all had success with large-scale vaccine clinics in communities impacted by the virus. Over 80% of those vaccinated in the mobile…

No-Regrets Lessons from a Man at Death’s Door

What would happen if your earliest childhood dreams actually powered your life and business plans? What if you integrated fun into your weekly, monthly, and life goals?   After only being given months to live due to a pancreatic cancer diagnosis, professor and author Randy Pausch pens “The Last Lecture” to bring hope and encouragement…