Archive for January 2017

If I Were an IRS Auditor

The IRS has a complex formula in determining who to audit so secret even the government doesn’t know what it is. This secret is the subject of much debate and some even claim to know the formula. (They also have the secret formula to Coca Cola.) In my neighborhood if you have an S corporation…

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Financial Independence for Normal People

Discussions around here have focused on early retirement and financial independence with a few assumptions: either you own income properties, own a business, or have a side hustle. But what about the other 95% of the people working their tail off, day in and day out, looking for a retirement plan? For those fine folks…

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Dealing with Jealous People

Readers of this blog are committed to financial discipline. They save a large portion of their money and invest it wisely in index funds and real estate. Whatever is left after investing they consider spending . . . maybe. Before long the value of the index funds grow significantly and the investment properties gain more…

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Take a Selective Vacation to Maximize Productivity

The past year has been the most brutal of my career. What started out as a good idea has cascaded into a challenge I am still working the details out on. Challenges excite me, but this one showed up unannounced. Back in the day when I was building my practice I didn’t work that many…

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2016 Review; 2017 Plans for The Wealthy Accountant

Well, the first year is in the books. The Wealthy Accountant came to life on January 15th, 2016 in anticipation of a shout-out by Mr. Money Mustache. The project was on the drawing board for years, however, the workload caused me to drag my feet. But when I start I am all in. This isn’t…

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