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.
Putting a Price Tag On Your Health
Being healthy not only makes you feel good, it may also help you financially.
Password Protection Strategies
Simple steps may help you foil hackers and protect your privacy.
Healthy Body, Healthy Pocketbook
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can help you reduce health-related expenses—and avoid time in the recovery room.
Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.
Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.
For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
Creating an inventory of your possessions can save you time, money and aggravation in the event you someday suffer losses.
Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
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.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
What does your home really cost?
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.