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OBJECTS IN (THE) MIRROR ARE CLOSER THAN THEY APPEAR

OBJECTS IN (THE) MIRROR ARE CLOSER THAN THEY APPEAR

Ahead of Memorial Day, we want to express appreciation to the brave men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. Tannery Company wishes all our clients and friends a beautiful holiday weekend and let us remember those who courageously gave their lives

Not all technology is semiconductor chips and apps.

A piece of simple technology, the convex mirror, and its slogan appeared in film, a 1994 song, a 1993 album, and my favorite the 1980’s Far Side Cartoon by Gary Larson.

The phrase “objects in (the) mirror are closer than they appear” is a safety warning intended to remind how a car was closer and posed a potential problem to the driver.

Today’s we might need the same guidance as we have ridden the economic and emotional rollercoaster over the last 12 months through emotional highs, pandemic lows, and lockdowns.

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Spring Clean Your Personal Finances

Spring Clean Your Personal Finances

The beginning of Spring typically coincides with the religious holidays of Easter for the Christian faith and Passover for the Jewish faith.

Both holidays are times of new beginnings.

What about your finances?  Do they need a resurrection or an exodus from the financial life you living?

These are the ten rules for a stress-free financial life that you can put in place so that you and your family can be financially independent.

Conquer Your Finances

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More important money or time?

More important money or time?

My business coach emphasizes how my success shows up far more often when I think generously versus thinking stingy. Yet, I struggle with this concept daily.

Why?  The human brain protects us.

The reptilian part of your human brain is responsible for the most basic survival functions, such as heart rate, breathing, body temperature.

It saves us from taking the wrong step off the curb and being struck by the motor vehicle that we did not see yet in the realm of money. It has the exact opposite results.

Do you think money is abundant?

Probably not, and that is the problem – that is stingy thinking.

You need to reset your thinking and think in abundance.

What is limited is the amount of time.   Time is the enemy of abundance.

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2020 Taxes are a Dumpster Fire

2020 Taxes are a Dumpster Fire

With the 2021 Winter Storm and American Rescue Plan (ARP), there are moving parts to tax return deadlines, stimulus payments, Unemployment compensation, and more changes that need your attention.

Additionally, the ARP added tax provisions to your 2020 tax return.  That is right, a law that passed Congress and signed into law on March 11, 2021, has tax rules for your 2020 tax return.

TAX DEADLINES

If you live in Texas or Oklahoma, your deadline is June 15, 2021, for ALL tax returns and your First and Second quarter estimated tax payments.

The remainder of the United States has a May 15, 2021 deadline to file their 2020 income tax returns; however, if you pay estimated taxes, your first quarter estimated taxes are due April 15, 2021.

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Scattershooting about Taxes

Scattershooting about Taxes

April 15 is only 48 days away; there is news you need to know about Income Taxes that will impact you today, tomorrow, and next year.

I am personally in a quandary about writing this blog.  Humans are by nature prone to procrastinate until forced against a hard deadline.  Read on to see both sides of the argument.

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