Welcome to The Master’s Tax & Financial Services
Our website is an information resource designed to help you learn more about personal finance. We believe that good financial decisions don’t have to be confusing. Our hope is that this website will assist you in learning more about tax issues, investing, retirement, insurance, preparing financially for college, estate planning, and wealth preservation.
As in other areas of life, each of us will be more successful in our financial matters if we hold to a clear objective and make decisions in alignment with our objective. Janelle and Richard are prepared to assist you to:
- Clarify and define your goals
- Identify solutions that fit your needs
- File complete and accurate tax returns taking your best elections
- Plan for future tax events in order to minimize taxes
- Understand how changing financial conditions affect you
- Track your financial progress
- Make investment planning easier (Richard)
Through years of disciplined saving Richard was able to retire from his engineering work early in 2013 at the age of 58. Retirement not only allows more time from grandchildren, but more time for this business. Whatever your future financial goals are - retirement, helping fund college for children or grandchildren, or others - Richard is prepared to help.
No one likes to see a letter from the IRS or state tax or revenue authority, but Janelle excels at helping people work through these situations. Both Janelle and Richard are licensed to represent taxpayers before the IRS.
Please browse our site. It will not only introduce you to our company philosophy and services, but it will also offer a wealth of educational materials, articles, newsletters, calculators, and other tools — all designed to keep you up-to-date on financial issues, strategies, and trends. This educational material is updated frequently.
A Primer on Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts
Irrevocable life insurance trusts can be important tools that may accomplish a number of estate objectives.
Social Security Benefits: How Much Will I Receive
Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.
What’s Your Investment IQ?
You make decisions for your portfolio, but how much do you really know about the products you buy? Try this quiz
Apps that help small business owners better manage and grow their business.
Entrepreneurs all face the same question, “Which business structure should I adopt?”
Determining the value of your estate, or for someone who has passed away, can be a complex undertaking.
Learn a little about worldwide currency in this fun infographic
When selecting a fixed-rate mortgage, a borrower has to determine how many years to finance the loan.
When you’re married and have children, insurance needs will be different.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.
2018 could be shaping up to be an interesting year.
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.