The Consulate Journal is our written blog, dedicated to educating our audience on a wide range of topics. Sometimes we’ll be sharing our financial planning philosophies, and other times sharing our views of money and its place in our lives. Most often, we’ll be sharing specific and actionable financial planning strategies that we use with our clients.
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For many years now, I have been promoting one of the greatest and most invaluable (but underappreciated) financial planning tools—the home equity credit line (HECL). An HECL is an agreed-upon balance that you can borrow from at your own choosing…Read More
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) uses algorithms (i.e., computer program applications) to examine the data that it receives and then fires off notices to taxpayers to explain distributions from individual retirement accounts (IRAs) and other forms of retirement accounts. When…Read More