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Florida Wealth Counseling - DeLand, FL

145 East Rich Ave, Suite A, DeLand, FL 32724

 
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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.

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A Brief Guide To Condo Insurance

A Brief Guide To Condo Insurance

Important items to consider when purchasing condo insurance.

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?

A Look at Diversification

A Look at Diversification

Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.

 

Insurance Needs Assessment: For Empty Nesters and Retirees

Do your insurance needs stay the same when the nest empties?

Red Flags for Tax Auditors

Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.

Dog Bites Neighbor. Now What?

Even dogs have bad days. So, what happens when your dog bites a neighbor or passing pedestrian?

Immediate vs. Deferred Annuities

Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.

Test Your Estate Strategy Knowledge

Estate management can help ensure that your assets are transferred according to your wishes while managing tax issues.

Insurance Needs Assessment: When You're Newly Married

Marriage changes everything, including your insurance needs.

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Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

Comparing Investments

This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

Disability Income

This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.

Tax Freedom Day

Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.

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Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

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Suddenly Single: 3 Steps to Take Now

Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.

16 Wall Street Cliches in 60 Seconds

Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.

Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.

Inflation and Your Portfolio

Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.

The Junk Drawer Approach to Investing

It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.

Social Security: By the Numbers

Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.

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