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Understanding Taxes for Different Business Structures with Jeff Taner (podcast)

Jeff Taner is a certified public accountant and Managing Partner of DWD CPAs & Advisors, a firm that offers tailored assurance, tax, and accounting services for businesses, individuals, and nonprofit organizations. Jeff has been serving DWD CPAs & Advisors for over 40 years. After graduating from Indiana University at Fort Wayne with a degree in Business Accounting, Jeff began his career in the company in 1982 and became a partner in 1996. In 2009, Jeff

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3 Ways a Financial Advisor Can Help Your Business

Good business owners tend to be highly adept at running the daily operations of their business. But great business owners are also keenly aware of where their own competencies end and where the need to outsource begins — both to streamline their daily routine and to optimize the long-term strategy and success of their company. Legal and tax functions are two of the most commonly outsourced tasks. These advisory services are both universal and invaluable

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The stock market and the economy are not the same.

“Be aware that the market does not turn when it sees light at the end of the tunnel. It turns when all looks black, but just a subtle shade less black than the day before.” – James Montier Why must we view them differently? The stock market is frequently taken for a real-time analog to the economy. Too often the two are compared in ways that make them appear similar.  It may surprise you to

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Retirement Plans and How to Make Them Work with Tom Ackmann (podcast)

Tom Ackmann is a principal and senior retirement plan advisor at SYM Financial Advisors, an RIA firm with a long history of serving plan sponsors and their employees. He previously worked as the Vice President of Baden Retirement Plan Services and the Vice President for Ascensus. At SYM, Tom leads a team that advises over 100 corporate clients and 10,000 participants. Tom holds a degree in Communications/Political Science from Concordia University Chicago. Tom joins me

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Having Intentionality with Each Contribution with Jimmy Greene (podcast)

Jimmy Greene is the President & CEO of Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) of Michigan, a trade association representing Michigan’s commercial and industrial construction industries. He is the first Black CEO in the organization’s 60-year history. Jimmy is also the founder of Total Solutions Group in Saginaw, a firm specializing in technology project consulting and telecommunications. Before becoming the President of the ABC of Michigan, he served as president and CEO of Associated Builders &

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The Rise of the Gen X Female Investor

The Baby Boomers have been holding center stage for many years when it comes to the attention given by mainstream financial products and services. But the light is beginning to shine on financial planning for younger generations like Generation X. With many of the Boomers in formal retirement now, Gen Xers and Millennials are taking the investing spotlight. Gen Xers (those aged between 40–56) are in their peak earning years, and the time to plant

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