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  • WBIR: How to Protect Your Money From Tax Scams

    If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is! In recent years, thousands of people have lost millions of dollars and their personal information to tax scams and fake IRS communication.   LET’S START WITH THE BOTTOM LINE…THE IRS DOES NOT REQUEST PERSONAL INFORMATION BY TELEPHONE OR EMAIL! The Internal Revenue Service does The post WBIR: How to Protect Your Money From Tax Scams appeared first on...

Asset Planning Corporation

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  • Monday Money: Tax Planning Success

    It is Tax Season! From coast to coast, taxpayers are scurrying to gather tax documents and to file their 2016 tax returns. Good tax planning can avoid 7 common tax filing mistakes.   WHAT ARE THE GOALS OF GOOD TAX PLANNING? Be organized (If you have savings and investment accounts, companies are issuing 1099 summaries The post Monday Money: Tax Planning Success appeared first on Asset Planning Cor...

  • WBIR: Saving for Retirement

    If you are thinking about saving for retirement, you probably know that an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) is one of your options. But what exactly is an IRA, and is it right for you? Certified Financial Planner Paul Fain recently answered retirement account questions on WBIR’s Sunday Money.   PAUL, LET’S REVIEW – WHAT ARE The post WBIR: Saving for Retirement appeared first on Asset Planning C...

Asset Planning Corporation

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  • Cybersecurity Series: Tips for Tax Season Success

    The time for gathering data and IRS tax filing is upon us. This year more than ever, it’s important to safeguard your personal and tax related information. Taxpayers, tax preparers, and businesses need to work together to prevent identity and asset theft. Here are some tips to help you and your tax preparer have a smooth The post Cybersecurity Series: Tips for Tax Season Success appeared first on...

Asset Planning Corporation

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Generated 3 weeks ago

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  • WBIR: What We Can Expect from New Administration

    Well, it is official, Donald J. Trump is the President of the United States of America. What should investors now expect from the Trump administration?  Paul Fain, president of the-much-smaller-Asset Planning Corporation offers some initial prognostications. “TRUMPONOMICS” – SHOULD WE BE HOPEFUL OR AFRAID? My bi-partisan answer: Both! Trump has promised a lot – economic The post WBIR: What We Can ...

  • WBIR: Tipping: How Much is Enough?

    It is one of the most vexing questions in day-to-day money management…how much should I tip? It’s not always clear how much we should tip – or IF we should tip.  Here’s a Q&A on the topic with Certified Financial Planner Paul Fain: PAUL, GIVE US A PRIMER ON MODERN TIPPING ETIQUETTE  – AFTERALL WE The post WBIR: Tipping: How Much is Enough? appeared first on Asset Planning Corporation.

  • Schwab: Why Market Returns May Be Lower in the Future

    Why Market Returns May Be Lower in the Future Posted by Paul Fain Market returns on stocks and bonds over the next decade are expected to fall short of historical averages. To read the full article click here.      The post Schwab: Why Market Returns May Be Lower in the Future appeared first on Asset Planning Corporation.

  • WBIR: Investments in 2016

    WBIR: Paul Fain discusses investments made last year and what to expect for the future.   The post WBIR: Investments in 2016 appeared first on Asset Planning Corporation.

  • New Year Resolution: The 50/20/30 Budget

    Paul Fain, president of Asset Planning Corporation recently joined Brittany Bade at WBIR television for a Q&A discussing your New Year’s Resolutions. Starting a budget consistently ranks near the top of New Year’s Resolutions. But we all know what happens next…more than 70% of New Year’s Resolutions are abandoned within 2 weeks! How can you The post New Year Resolution: The 50/20/30 Budget appeare...

  • Knoxville News Sentinel: Financial Stocking Stuffers

    As you pull down the stockings with care to see if St. Nicholas was there, I will stuff some stuff to make you aware. There are still five business days in 2016 to make last-minute changes to your personal financial plan. If your blessings exceed your needs, you can make tax-free gifts up to $14,000 The post Knoxville News Sentinel: Financial Stocking Stuffers appeared first on Asset Planning Corp...

  • WBIR: Federal Rate Hike

    In his regular “Sunday Money” interview on WBIR, Knoxville’s NBC affiliate station, Paul addressed the Federal Reserve’s decision to raise key interest rates. What does this mean for your money as we rapidly approach year-end?  Here is a recap of the Q&A:   WHAT DOES A FED RATE HIKE MEAN? The Federal Reserve voted unanimously The post WBIR: Federal Rate Hike appeared first on Asset Planning Corpor...

  • WBIR: Buying the Right Insurance

    WBIR: Paul Fain explains how to make sure you have the right homeowner’s insurance. The post WBIR: Buying the Right Insurance appeared first on Asset Planning Corporation.

  • Knoxville News Sentinel: Money, Gratitude and Merle Haggard

    Considering my family DNA, I am thankful for every morning that I wake to a sunrise or an alarm clock. My father passed away at age 54. I’ve outlived him. But honestly, I take many mornings for granted. Modern life often presents a barrage of financial distractions: concerns about the welfare of family members, debt, The post Knoxville News Sentinel: Money, Gratitude and Merle Haggard appeared fir...

  • Good Debt vs. Bad Debt

    With Black Friday upon us, many shoppers will be pulling out their credit cards – probably at 4 a.m. when retail doors open!  It begs the question: do you manage debt or does debt manage you? What is “good” debt versus “bad” debt? APC president Paul Fain recently addressed your money and your debt on The post Good Debt vs. Bad Debt appeared first on Asset Planning Corporation.

Asset Planning Corporation

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  • The Financial Implications of Divorce

    D-I-V-O-R-C-E, country legend Tammy Wynette sang about it, now sadly Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are living it. What are the financial implications of saying “I undo?” Certified Financial Planner™ Paul Fain was interviewed on WBIR, Knoxville’s NBC affiliate, to share a little about marriage, divorce and your money.   WHAT KIND OF EFFECT DOES […] The post The Financial Implications of Divorce appe...

  • Think Twice (At Least!) Before Claiming Social Security Benefits Early

    Social Security benefits are often confusing. You might say that “understanding Social Security” is an oxymoron! We recently received a client question regarding the complicated topic of a spouse’s Social Security claiming strategy before Full Retirement Age (FRA). The question was could his spouse start taking her own benefit early at age 62 and then switch […] The post Think Twice (At Least!) Be...

Asset Planning Corporation

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Generated 5 months ago

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  • September is National Life Insurance Awareness Month

    While many Americans recognize that it is important to protect loved ones with life insurance, far too many lack adequate coverage. National Life Insurance Awareness Month is intended to prompt Americans to assess their life insurance needs. Click here for more information about life insurance needs and policy options. The post September is National Life Insurance Awareness Month appeared first on...

  • The Costs of Pet Ownership

    It is always good to know the financial commitment of owning a pet BEFORE you make the commitment. The old song asks, “How much is that doggie in the window?” Well, let’s ask Paul Fain, president of Asset Planning Corporation to weigh in on dog ownership and our household budgets. PAUL, THIS HITS HOME WITH […] The post The Costs of Pet Ownership appeared first on ASSETPlanning Corporation.

Asset Planning Corporation

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Type: Blog Article

Generated 5 months ago

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  • Reason to Panic?

    Last Friday, the S&P 500 index fell 2.4%, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 2.1%.  This was the first 1% sell-off since June, and the press reports described it as a full-blown market panic. What’s going on?  Efforts to trace the reason why quick-twitch traders scattered for the hills on Friday turned up two […] The post Reason to Panic? appeared first on ASSETPlanning Corporation.

  • WBIR: How Increased Interest Rates Could Affect You

    Paul Fain from Asset Planning Corporation joins us to talk about interest rates and your money. The post WBIR: How Increased Interest Rates Could Affect You appeared first on ASSETPlanning Corporation.

Asset Planning Corporation

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