Monthly Archives: November 2016

Why 2016 Is An Especially Good Year to Donate to Charity

If you’ve had a good year and want to give back by supporting a charity, now might be a good time to do so. Donations not only benefits causes and groups of interest to you, but can also benefit you come tax time. Gifts to a qualified charitable organizations can be deducted from your income if you itemize deductions—give $1,000 and you can save $350 on income taxes if you’re in the 35% tax bracket.… Read More »

5 Reasons To Skip In-Store Craziness and Shop Black Friday Online

Tom Popomaronis Black Friday is a huge deal for retailers, kicking off the flood of purchases people complete between Thanksgiving and Christmas that account for as much as 30% of annual retail sales. Whether you’re participating in this traditional buying frenzy to express love materialistically or just to grab a deal on something you’ve been craving, online buying is worth considering for reasons extending far beyond coupon codes and saving on gas. Your odds of finding the exact thing… Read More »

Just Announced for 2017: A Middle Class Tax Increase

Higher taxes mean you have less savings to set aside for retirement. Learn how tax increases on the middle class can affect your retirement savings from the financial planning experts at Jordan Dechtman Wealth Management.

As families across Colorado and the country are preparing for the holiday season, it’s easy to be caught up in the cheer and festivities. But don’t miss this change coming in January that could have a big impact on middle class families. Mark Avallone discusses the implications of this tax increase for middle class families in the article below. Tax increases can be hidden in things like gas prices. These challenges should be considered carefully,… Read More »