Laura J. Hanlon
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Laura J Hanlon’s Financial Goals By Age

Making your money last long enough is a lifetime’s work. And there are some basic “rules” that we can all follow, depending on what stage of life in which we find ourselves.

Which is why we are here — to help you determine if you are breaking these rules WISELY … or if, perhaps, a refocusing of priorities should be in order.

Regardless, I offer you these financial goals everyone should consider:

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Laura J Hanlon CPA’s Tax Planning Strategy For 2016

Believe it or not, now is the time to start making sure that you’ll be ready for a few months from now, when 2016 tax time is upon us.

Generally speaking, you should keep any and all documents that may have an impact on your federal tax return. Individual Conway taxpayers should usually keep the following records and supporting items on their tax returns for at least three years:

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How Comprehensive Travel Insurance Can Help Conway Families Avoid Vacation Nightmares

So begins “vacation season”. June is here and school is pretty much out, and many Conway families have already planned for their time away.

But when following your vacation itinerary, the last thing you want to do is worry about any financial loss that might occur as a result of a missed flight, an injury or illness, lost baggage, or any other unforeseen incident. To “insure” [;)] your peace of mind while away from home, many companies provide several different types of traveler’s protection plans to help ease the burden.

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Hanlon CPA’s Top 5 Tips for Smart Spending

Creating a budget really shouldn’t be the place where financial decisions begin. Instead, a comprehensive look at what you most care about and how you want to live your life is the best place to start, even before budget categories are determined.

This becomes especially clear when we consider how we seek to raise our children with a proper financial mindset. We want them to learn how to earn, how to save (and invest), and how to spend. Unfortunately, this doesn’t spring up for them from the womb!

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Laura J Hanlon CPA’s 3 Steps To Protecting Your Children’s Financial Future And More

When I think about what frightens parents most, seeing their children in a vulnerable position pretty much tops the list — whether it’s at home, at the pool, or any other place in public.

What exacerbates this further is knowing the fear which children themselves feel when they are surrounded by people they don’t know, and aren’t sure what to expect from what their parents have set up for them.

Put the following steps into place, and you’ll eliminate at least some of these dangers…

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Re: A salve for all this chaos

If you’ve been paying attention to the news the last few weeks, it seems that we’ve been reeling a bit as a nation, and on the world stage. However, it looks like the Ebola mess may be a little more contained than was initially feared (though still very terrible). The mess in the Middle East is no less hairy, but the Dow is recovering a little from last week’s low.

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