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Tom Bass’s Guide to Senior Discounts

Tom Bass’s Guide to Senior Discounts

The devastating images and clips from the aftermath of Hurricane Ian rolling through the news feeds are truly heartbreaking. It’s incredibly difficult to watch the crippling effects of situations like these. All of us here at Accountable Solutions send our thoughts...

Tom Bass’s Strategy for RMD Withdrawals

Tom Bass’s Strategy for RMD Withdrawals

There’s something about a new work week that gets you thinking about how you want to spend the weekend. The same goes for planning a vacation once you get back from one. Work is fulfilling, but life’s "rest times" are what Orange County, California people like you and...

Tom Bass’s Credit Score Repair Strategies

Tom Bass’s Credit Score Repair Strategies

I’ve talked to many clients about credit score repair – and I’ve seen how true this is: it’s easy to get yourself deep into credit problems. I’ve even seen that it’s not always the people that you’d expect. I have Orange County, California clients who have built...

Tom Bass on How (and Why) to Invest in Savings Bonds

Tom Bass on How (and Why) to Invest in Savings Bonds

The economy has caused some turmoil as of late. Markets haven’t been kind for the last couple weeks, and it is yet to be seen what impacts the student loan relief will have on the economy at large (if it, indeed, doesn’t get struck down by legal challenge). And...

Tom Bass’s Tips on Tracking Subscription Services

Tom Bass’s Tips on Tracking Subscription Services

87,000. All weekend I’ve seen that number flashing through the headlines – and I’ve seen the panic on the part of some of my Orange County, California clients. A quick recap, if you’re in the non-news-imbibing crowd:The perhaps-Orwellian-named Inflation Reduction...

Tom Bass’s Tax Planning Tips for 2022

Tom Bass’s Tax Planning Tips for 2022

The British saying “Keep calm and carry on” seems like a good motto to live by in uncertain times like these. Still, a little freak-out about what lies ahead is totally normal, even expected.Plunging ahead through the rest of 2022, which is most likely to be rough...

Gas Savings for Every Orange County, California Driver

Gas Savings for Every Orange County, California Driver

There’s something truly American about the summer family road trip. Piling into the car with your luggage and favorite snacks in tow, getting out on the miles and miles of paved road, gazing at the stretches of wild scenery (or maybe just fields and cows)... it’s all...