One Significant Habit Of The Wealthy In Douglas County — Generous Charitable Contributions

Now that we have a divided Congress again, we can all sit back and enjoy the gridlock that is headed our way. Or something. I don’t blame you if you tune out from politics — and I also don’t blame you if you find yourself jumping more intentionally into the fray. There’s lots to be frustrated by, and plenty to … Read More

Bruce FosdickOne Significant Habit Of The Wealthy In Douglas County — Generous Charitable Contributions

What To Do When You Experience A Sudden Income Increase In Douglas County

I don’t know about you, but I am *celebrating* the end of all of the automated phone calls and ads, now that this election is behind us. And no matter how you feel about the results, I hope we can all agree that it’s good to put all the shouting behind us. Er, well … maybe the shouting never ends. … Read More

Bruce FosdickWhat To Do When You Experience A Sudden Income Increase In Douglas County

One Trump Tax Plan Mistake That Bruce Fosdick Wants You To Avoid

The internet can be a confusing, anxiety-inducing space. The national news is downright scary (and tragic), and places that used to be the province of baby pictures and goofy status updates are becoming increasingly divided over cultural questions and differences. But on top of it all, finding good information about how to rightly handle your finances in light of the … Read More

Bruce FosdickOne Trump Tax Plan Mistake That Bruce Fosdick Wants You To Avoid

Leading Through Change In Your Douglas County Small Business

Goodness gracious, has there ever been change this year. I’m mostly referring to all of the new regulations in the tax code: the fact that strategies that “used to work” to reduce our clients’ tax burdens might not work in the same way as they did in the past. Politics change, cultures change, and what is happening in YOUR Douglas … Read More

Bruce FosdickLeading Through Change In Your Douglas County Small Business

Delayed Gratification: Staying Focused to Get Ahead (Later) in Douglas County

delayed gratification

For sports fans, that was quite a run last week. The NHL crowned its champion (and the nation’s capital seemed like it was one massive street party for the weekend), the rest of the NBA conceded to the Golden State Warriors, and we witnessed another Triple Crown in horse racing. Now, well … there’s baseball. But this is a good … Read More

Bruce FosdickDelayed Gratification: Staying Focused to Get Ahead (Later) in Douglas County

Focus Training For Folks In Douglas County

focus training

Now that we’re into June, it really does feel like summer is here. The air conditioning kicks in, the days are hotter … and, if you’re like me, “focus” becomes something I have to set myself towards. It doesn’t just “happen” — especially when the days are hot. It might be simply because tax season is now fully behind us, and … Read More

Bruce FosdickFocus Training For Folks In Douglas County

Instilling Financial Literacy For Kids In Douglas County

financial literacy for kids

Memorial Day weekend can often feel a little disjointed. There we are with our burgers, our pools, our picnics — all while we are supposedly remembering the sacrifice of so many thousands who laid down their lives in the line of duty for this country, and for the sake of our constitutional freedoms. However, when you talk to veterans from … Read More

Bruce FosdickInstilling Financial Literacy For Kids In Douglas County

How To Manage Money For Douglas County Millennials

How To Manage Money

I’ll tell you what… The month of May is beginning to look a lot like December. Definitely not because it’s cold out there, but with so much “end of school year” stuff happening these days, from graduation parties (ranging from pre-k “graduations” all the way up through college and beyond), to weddings (both royal and otherwise), to sports seasons wrapping … Read More

Bruce FosdickHow To Manage Money For Douglas County Millennials

Bruce Fosdick’s Three Tips For Resisting Financial Process Automation

Financial Process Automation

Did you see Google’s demonstration of their new virtual assistant technology, Duplex, last week? If you did, like me, probably you were both amazed … and a little bit terrified of the implications. Essentially, Google is close to figuring out how to make it so that machines and robots can engage in regular human interaction — with the human being … Read More

Bruce FosdickBruce Fosdick’s Three Tips For Resisting Financial Process Automation

A 12-Point Financial Health Check For Douglas County Families And Individuals

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We are now fully engaged in our tax “off season” here in Douglas County. But interestingly, this is where the real difference that we can make on behalf of our tax preparation clients is actually made. We’re diving into the new tax legislation, and attending classes (online and in person) to get clarity, even as the IRS releases various new … Read More

Bruce FosdickA 12-Point Financial Health Check For Douglas County Families And Individuals