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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

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...

Student Loan Forgiveness Guidelines for Orange County, California Grads

There’s a lot of upheaval in Washington (and across the country) over this whole student loan forgiveness decision from the White House. Some Orange County, California people are exultant, some are… well, less than thrilled.For the extremely-online-all-the-time crowd,...

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...

When Married Filing Separately Makes Sense for Orange County, California Couples

You likely were invited to one Orange County, California wedding or another this summer (or perhaps YOU were doing the inviting?) ... 'tis the season. If you were the one saying vows, many congrats! Weddings are the fun part. The part of that whole "two become...

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

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

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...

Your Orange County, California Rundown for Calling the IRS

Do you remember the days of yore when you’d call someone and the phone would keep ringing and ringing with no answer? And you were okay with that because you’d just call them back later hoping to reach them? No? Oh yeah. Me neither. The world has changed.When you...

Contracting or Employee – How Orange County, California Job Seekers Decide

A lot of Orange County, California people say, “more money, more problems.” While that saying is partially true, I think a lot of us would be only too happy to get a little more green in our bank accounts considering the current inflation situation.Especially those...

How You’re Missing Legal Tax Deductions

Here’s a certain truth: the State and Federal Government would love to have more of your hard-earned money in their accounts. Sure, even though it’s painful, none of us begrudge paying our legal and fair share of taxes.

But the problem is that regular taxpayers, like you, are missing out on legal and safe deductions, to the tune of hundreds of millions of dollars in unclaimed refunds every year!

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