Tag Archives: Heather Cozby CPA

How to Retire Earlier

A pretty accurate definition of retirement is doing what you want when you want to do it. In other words, it’s when you are able to start living life on your terms financially. The amount of time to reach this … Continue reading

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Resources on IRS.gov Help All Taxpayers Understand Tax Reform

The following article was published by the IRS. IRS.gov is a great place for taxpayers to visit when they have questions about the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The legislation, which was passed late last year, includes changes to many … Continue reading

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What is An Annuity?

What is an annuity? An annuity is an investment product that pays out a steady stream of income over time during retirement. When you purchase an annuity, usually from an insurance company, you agree to make a lump sum payment … Continue reading

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How Stores Get You to Spend

Whether it’s clothing, groceries, electronics, or home goods, odds are that you spend more than you should when you go into a store. Why is this? It’s simple marketing. Stores are experts in running promotions and sales that get us … Continue reading

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What is a Power of Attorney?

A power of attorney is simply a legal document that gives you the right to name one or more individuals to step into your shoes and act on your behalf in certain pre-determined circumstances. Two terms used in this document … Continue reading

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One Simple Tip to Save Thousands on a Mortgage

The single best tip to getting the best rate on a mortgage is to check your credit score and credit history. Don’t check it just before applying; check it in advance, up to a year in advance of when you … Continue reading

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To everything there is a season – except tax scams

The following article was published by the IRS. Many people don’t really think about taxes once the tax season is over…but people promoting scams do. Each year, the IRS releases the top 12 scams, known as the Dirty Dozen. The … Continue reading

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