The ABC’s of CPA’s

The ABC’s of CPA’s

The ABC’s of CPA’s Q: I’m recently divorced, and I don’t know the first thing about taxes (except that they are not my favorite). Should I hire a CPA?  A: As Albert Einstein said: “The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.” And he was, you...
The 411 on 529 Plans

The 411 on 529 Plans

The 411 on 529 Plans Q: My ex and I are nearing the finish line on our divorce and are in agreement on just about everything, except for how to handle our son’s 529 plan. I want to know what I’m talking about when we discuss this again—can you give me the high points?...
Tips for the First-Time Investor

Tips for the First-Time Investor

Tips for the First-Time Investor Q: I’ve never invested before, but I’ve been told it can be a really smart move, especially for someone in my financial situation (I was given a lump-sum payout in the divorce). Watching the market really makes me anxious, though—how...