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8 Tax-Saving Tips That Must Be Applied Before Year-end

VanceWealth Market Update, Tax Issues

Here are eight essential tax-saving tips that must be implemented before year-end. If you want to maximize your tax benefit in 2021, you must act soon. 8 Tax-Saving Tips That Must Be Applied Before Year-end  It’s important to understand that these tax-saving tips will only save you money if they are right for you. There are some tips, for example, that benefit those who’ve had a good year, while others create silver linings in an otherwise bad year. Be sure to consider …

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Planning for Every Outcome: Prepare For Tax Changes Before You Run Out Of Options

VanceWealth Business Owner, Financial Planning, Tax Issues

At Vance Wealth, one of our most important responsibilities is not simply preparing for life’s uncertainties, but help anticipating them before they occur. This year, that’s especially important when it comes to tax planning. The Biden Administration has proposed changes to our tax policies that, if enacted by Congress, would likely have a significant impact on tax bills, especially if you don’t adjust your financial plan ahead of these changes. “You can’t achieve thoughtful, effective tax planning unless you’re proactive,” explained John Vance, President …

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2021 – Q3 Market Update

VanceWealth Market Commentary, Market Update, Political Commentary, Tax Issues

We hope you are all enjoying your summer! It is another hot one in Southern California, almost as hot as the real estate market. I know the Vance Wealth team has been trying to beat the heat by heading to the beach or spending time in the pool this summer. However you are trying to beat the heat, we hope you are getting some sort of relief.   What if I told you the S&P 500 is up almost 90% …

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10 Tax Saving Tips That Must Be Applied Before 2021

VanceWealth Business Owner, Retirement, Tax Issues

We’ve got some great tax-saving tips for you, but they require action before the end of the year. There are only a few weeks left of viable tax planning time in 2020, so let’s dive right in.   Do You Need To Act Now? You may need to pivot your tax plan before the end of the year if any of these factors apply to you: You need to increase your liquidity You’re in a lower tax bracket than a …

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2019 Q4 Investment Update

VanceWealth Market Update, Tax Issues

The first three quarters of 2019 rapidly passed but not without noteworthy market performance. While the markets appeared flat last quarter, they were not sideways. In fact, that would be far from the truth. The S&P 500 peaked on July 26th at 3,025* but shortly after experienced a downside volatility. August was full of “ups and downs” with the market bouncing between a trading range. September allowed the market to turn positive for the quarter but gave most of those …

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Improve the health of your retirement plan with Advanced 401K Solutions

VanceWealth Business Owner, Tax Issues, Uncategorized

Vance Wealth has long committed to provide consistent education to team members, clients and the community. It’s more than a promise; it’s a care philosophy that guides our culture and growth. When we noticed a glaring gap in education and services for business owners and their employees; we felt compelled to act. “Our market research, concluded that the small-business space was underserved and undereducated in terms of their 401k plan options,” explained John Vance, Founder and President of Vance Wealth. …

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2019 Mid – Year Investment Update

VanceWealth Market Commentary, Political Commentary, Tax Issues

Greetings, Even though accounts are positive year-to-date after a swift recovery from the Q4 2018 volatility, most people do not realize that the S&P 500 has been essentially flat since the market peaked back on January 26, 2018 (S&P 500: 2,872) over 18 months ago. The S&P 500 closed August 12th at 2,883, only +0.38% above the January 26th market peak. Once again, there has been a lot of market volatility with not much to show for it. Here is …

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Tax Planning: The Crucial Step You Don’t Even Know You’re Missing

VanceWealth Tax Issues

If you’re seeing your accountant only to file your taxes, then you’re missing one of the most important steps in preserving wealth. Here’s the crucial step that could help you save — now more than ever. What’s tax planning? Tax planning is typically the thing that just doesn’t get done when it comes to your finances. If you’re a business owner, you might have a more proactive approach toward tax planning, as entrepreneurship often requires. But if you’re working with …

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Is now a good time to invest?

jerrodferguson Market Commentary, Retirement, Tax Issues

Q: Is now a good time to invest?   Jerrod Ferguson: “The answer to this question always depends on one thing: When will you need to use the money? Once we know your time horizon and long term financial goals, we can determine how much risk you should take on those investments. If you’re going to be using the money for a very long-term goal like retirement, then yes, it’s likely a good time invest. If you need to spend …

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Tax Planning Be Proactive…. Let Us Help

VanceWealth Tax Issues

Tax laws have changed in 2018, and as year-end quickly approaches, time is running out to make vital adjustments to your tax plan — or risk affecting your return. “We want to make sure we’re being proactive about our tax plans and, most importantly, that we understand the new changes this year,” said John Vance, CEO of Vance Wealth. Most of the new legislation will affect individual taxes, especially if you file the standard deduction every year. Now, since many …