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.
Inflation - Back to the Future
Even low inflation rates over an extended period of time can impact your finances in retirement.
Tax Deductions You Won't Believe
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
There’s a link between debt and stress.
What did the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act change? Here's a quick snapshot.
Understanding the value of a home warranty.
Among stock-market investors there’s long been a debate between those who favor value and those who favor growth.
When you’re married and have children, insurance needs will be different.
Do your insurance needs stay the same when the nest empties?
A four-step framework for building a personal legacy.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
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.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.