Stimulus Checks and Taxes

Stimulus Checks and Taxes

Many questions have arisen about the stimulus checks that were sent out to Americans this past year. Most of the stories we hear are of people not receiving a stimulus check or receiving less than the full amount, despite their income being negatively affected by...
Proposition 19 – Reassessing Property Taxes

Proposition 19 – Reassessing Property Taxes

Californians voted for the approval of Proposition 19 this past election, which alters the assessment of property taxes. Before Proposition 19, there was a limit on annual increases on property taxes, which capped at 2 percent unless the property changes ownership or...
Mortgage Interest and Taxes – What You Need to Know

Mortgage Interest and Taxes – What You Need to Know

Purchasing a home is a life-changing moment and should not be taken lightly.  Sacramento, California, has recently been predicted by some to be one of the hottest real estate markets in America come 2021. Although only time will tell if this is true, this is welcome...
Medicare

Medicare

Medicare is a national health insurance program for people age 65 and older, and some younger people that have a disability. The program is funded through payroll taxes and premiums deducted by the government from social security payments. The premium amounts are...
Dollar-Cost Averaging

Dollar-Cost Averaging

Dollar-cost averaging (DCA) is an investment strategy in which the investor systematically deposits funds into an investment account over time rather than investing all available funds at once. You likely are already systematically depositing funds into your 401k, but...