The Government is on Our Side — Taking Annoying Robocallers to Court

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FTC goes to court to unravel robocalling net By: Lesley Fair Do you have one of those massive white boards that takes up the entire wall of your conference room? You may need it to follow the machinations that multiple defendants allegedly engaged in so they could bombard consumers with robocalls by the billions. (Yes, that’s with a “b.”) The FTC … Read More

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Tips for Scam-Free Travel

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June 12, 2018 by Alesha Hernandez Consumer Education Specialist Planning a summer vacation? You may be looking for deals on cheap flights or discounts at hotels and resorts – but some promotions may come with strings attached, and others can be downright scams. Before you pack your bags, keep these travel tips in mind. Avoid “free” trips that require you … Read More

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Richard Ferrone’s 11 Smart Ways To Reduce Your 2015 Tax Bill

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Last week, we tied a bow around all of our client tax returns for 2015, i.e. for “tax year 2014”, as the extension deadline came and went. It feels good to turn the page and move into our intensive preparation season for tax season 2016. (And now I’m searching for a third metaphor for that paragraph — which it needs … Read More

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Richard Ferrone’s 5 Tips for Successful Business Lunches

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The other day, I saw an article that made my jaw drop — and reminded me (once again) why we do what we do. Remember the BP oil spill in the Gulf? Yes, it was a while ago … but the region is still feeling the after effects, and not just environmentally. But for BP, it sure has been nice … Read More

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Richard Ferrone On How to Win Through Giving

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The fall is here, but before we’re able to *really* enjoy it around here at Team Ferrone, we are carefully working through our roster of 2014 tax returns that were put on extension. As I mentioned last week — we are still able to set appointments for other matters (like tax planning, etc.), but our focus is pretty strongly set … Read More

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Richard Ferrone On How Having a Tax Strategy Wins Out

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As I’m writing this, chances are good that we are headed towards yet another federal government shutdown of some sort, due to Congressional disagreement over a host of different funding and tax related items. (Forbes just bumped the probability from 67% to 75%.) And if doesn’t happen October 1, it may be happening in December. Gotta love those lawmakers. Snarky … Read More

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Richard Ferrone Shares On Family Life on a Single Income

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Last week I wrote about preparing for financial chaos, and gave you some step-by-steps for what your priorities should be right now. Got a bunch of wonderful feedback, so THANK YOU for taking the time to do that. I see every email that comes my way, and I love getting responses to what I put out there for you. So, … Read More

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Ferrone’s 6-Step Plan For Preparing For A Financial Emergency

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Here at Team Richard Ferrone, we are working hard through a pile of returns for our Salt Lake City tax clients, both from extensions and for corporate filings (due tomorrow, 9/15, as I sit down to write this on Monday morning!) — but that doesn’t mean I won’t carve out the time to write a blogpost for my Salt Lake … Read More

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Ferrone’s Key Reminders & Tax Savings During Troubling Times

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It seems like every end-of-summer brings a similar refrain, just with different details. These past few weeks, we have been “blessed” with: Iran and nuclear weapons. Greece, the deteriorating European Union, and signs of serious shakiness in Chinese markets. (Indeed, as I write this on Monday, the Chinese markets have dived 9 percent, and the dollar is taking a tumble … Read More

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Ferrone On Real World College Expenses

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There was some eye­-opening news recently about student debt. From the WSJ article: http://on.wsj.com/1fEi4eG … … As of July, 6.9 million Americans with student loans hadn’t sent a payment to the government in at least 360 days, quarterly data from the Education Department showed this past week. That was up 6%, or 400,000 borrowers, from a year earlier. [my emphasis] … Read More

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