ABOUT FLORIDA WEALTH COUNSELING
Welcome to Florida Wealth Counseling. Florida Wealth Counseling, LLP Certified Public Accountants provides tax, accounting and consulting services led by partners Mary Jeanne Ludwig, CPA and Richard “Rick” Haughwout, CPA. Florida Wealth Counseling, LLC, is the marketing name for investment services* provided by Richard Haughwout, a Registered Representative*
Our Firm serves a diverse clientele which include the real estate and construction industries, estates and trusts, farming and other small businesses and individuals. We have experience preparing returns for U.S. citizens living abroad and U.S. Citizens owning foreign companies and foreign investments as well as foreign individuals with ownership in a U.S. Companies.
Mutual Funds vs. ETFs
Exchange-traded funds have some things in common with mutual funds, but there are differences, too.
Spotting Credit Trouble
The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.
The Other Sure Thing
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
Building wealth requires protection from the forces of wealth destruction.
Do you have an estate strategy? You should.
Are you a thrill seeker, or content to relax in the backyard? Use this flowchart to find out more about your risk tolerance.
When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?
Each year hundreds of children die or are injured in pool accidents. By taking seven steps, you can keep your pool safe.
One way to find money is to examine your current spending habits and eliminate money wasters.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.