Tax season is usually focused on one thing- am I getting a refund, and if so, how big is it going to be? According to the latest numbers, $452 billion in tax refunds were issued for fiscal year 2019. That’s a LOT of money. Even when people understand that this was a result of overpaying…

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Life insurance, although not pleasant to think about, is easy enough to understand. Benefits get paid out upon a person’s death. There is no “gray” area here according to the insurance company- you’re either dead or alive.  However, disability is not so black or white. How exactly does one define “disability?” It turns out that…

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I went through much of my young adult life blissfully unaware about personal finance. Even after graduating from veterinary school with six figure loans, I did not feel the urge to seek out advice about my finances. Marriage, another major milestone, still did not move me to be smart about my money. However, there did…

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It’s that time of year….raise your hand if you like doing your taxes! OK, so I know that tax season can be very stressful for everyone. You have to be somewhat organized and get all sorts of forms and papers ready so that your CPA (or you, if you’re so inclined) can figure out if…

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