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Spending Money From Tax Refunds Wisely By Tim Wolfe

Just about one month left before the tax deadline. As the parents say, the days are long, but the months are fast.And as tax pros say, the days are long, and the days are long.But that's simply because I've been getting to do some meaty, fun tax preparation work for...

Tim Wolfe’s Three Big Tax Scams And How To Beware

Now we're cooking with gas.After weeks of reports that refunds were down, last week's data from the IRS shows a new trend. Although overall quantity of refunds are down, now the average refund is up 1.9%. After so many headlines to the contrary, I suppose that...

Tim Wolfe’s Second Key To Wealth Building

Believe it or not, we have less than two months before federal taxes are due.Yikes.I have been meeting with so many NW Chicago clients (including a fair number of new ones, thanks to YOUR referrals -- keep them coming!), finding so many wonderful ways to help people...

Tim Wolfe’s First Key To Building Wealth

Not only are we entering into the thick of tax season, but based on our political situation, we could be staring at another federal government shutdown on Friday.Which means, well ... I don't know exactly what it will mean except that God bless you if you are trying...

Three Reasons Why NW Chicago Taxpayers Should File Taxes Early

As of this writing, the federal government is STILL in its partial shutdown.And 800,000+ people are affected -- including a whole slew of IRS workers who have been called in, regardless of paychecks, because come Trump or high water: tax filing will indeed begin on...

Understanding Your NW Chicago Airbnb And Taxes

As of this writing, the federal government is still in a "partial shutdown", and things are starting to fray around the edges, even for those whose paychecks aren't being affected. Already, it's the longest in history.Which, for a media starving for any kind of...

Building Your Financial Strategy

There are 3 phases of the money cycle which should be the basis of your financial plan. The results of your long-term strategy should be to have built a foundation of assets that will provide income in your retirement years that will allow you to enjoy the life you...

Focus Training For Folks In NW Chicago

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...