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College Financial Planning

How Can You Pay for Your Kid to go to College, Spend and Save as You Are Now, and Increase the Amount of Money You have for Retirement?

Elder Care Financial Care

Finally… Worry Free Financial Management for Your Aging Parent or Family Member.

Estate Planning Done Right

Make Sure Your Family Transitions Prepare Your Children and Your Family for Financial Freedom.

All Things PPP For Businesses in Mercer County

We are knee deep in tax forms with the 3/15 deadline looming for corps.On top of that, of course, Congress continues to throw new things our way. The House passed the "American Rescue Plan" and there are stimulus-ish things to pay attention to.One provision of note...

My Mercer County Small Business Health Quiz (Part 1)

Last week, when I wrote my message to our Mercer County business clients, the biggest news was the second round of the PPP, and that expenses covered under the first round of it would be tax deductible.Has anything happened since then?Goodness, even just the "mere"...

A Few More Common Marketing Mistakes Made By Businesses

Seeing what has happened in our nation's fourth-largest city has been a sobering reminder of the fragility of life, and business. It's helpful to be reminded that threats and disasters can (and do) strike from directions that you might least expect. And while this is...

Ultra Last Minute Tax Moves for Mercer County Businesses

It's going to take us many weeks to digest everything in this massive omnibus of a relief bill that the President signed on Sunday night.And with year-end barrelling at us (2021 is on FRIDAY), it's unlikely that we will be able to make substantive action on your...

Three Keys To Shorter Meetings For Your Business

Last week I wrote about working less and testing the 80/20 hypothesis for your Mercer County business work cycle. I'd love to know if you had a chance to consider putting this into practice, send us an email using the email icon at the top right-hand corner of our...

The Pareto Principle And Your Company’s Work Cycle

Slogging through the summer, and with the weather still hot, it can be really tempting to sort of press cruise control for the month of August until Labor Day hits us, and *then* really put that nose to the grindstone. But could it be that a rhythm of working a little...

Bony Coulanges’s Reasons for Gratitude for 2020

With all of the insanity of 2020, it seems a bit crazy (and a bit of a relief, to be frank) that we now find ourselves in Thanksgiving week in Mercer County.I have some thoughts, which are perhaps a bit more meditative than normal, because of how this holiday works...

Provisions of the Second Coronavirus Relief Bill That Affect Mercer County Small Businesses

Wow, does it ever feel good to have turned the page on 2020. This first "working week" is when I finally began to feel the newness of it all.Yes, it's "just a date" on a Gregorian calendar, but ...2021 holds great promise for our Trenton business clients. With the...

A Checklist For Mercer County Business Owners’ For 2020 Personal Income Taxes

So, last week I ran through the (rather incredible) selection of NEW and/or extended tax credits available for Mercer County business owners.That's just the tip of the iceberg though.But this is the great thing about working with business owners in tax strategy ... we...

Bony Coulanges’ Third Stimulus Package Update

Well, it doesn't look as if the minimum wage increase is happening.But all kinds of other interesting nuggets are inside the Senate version of the third stimulus package, the "American Rescue Plan" (i.e. the Biden stimulus).Now, portions of unemployment are NOT...

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!