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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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Inflation - Back to the Future

Inflation - Back to the Future

Even low inflation rates over an extended period of time can impact your finances in retirement.

“Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams to Watch For

“Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams to Watch For

Every year the IRS releases its list of tax scams, spotlighting some ways that people try to separate you from your money.

Understanding the Basics of Medigap Policies

Understanding the Basics of Medigap Policies

Important as it is, Medicare does not cover the full range of health-care expenses you may experience in your golden years.

 

Should You Choose a Fixed or Variable?

When selecting a mortgage, one of the most critical choices is between a fixed or variable interest-rate mortgage.

Social Security: The Elephant in the Room

Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.

Revising Estate Strategy Assumptions

Estate tax exemptions rules appear to be stabilizing, prompting many to reconsider conventional estate strategies.

Assess Life Insurance Needs

How to help determine life insurance needs to provide for your family after you pass away.

Planning for Special Needs Children

Planning for a special-needs child can be complicated, confusing, and even overwhelming.

Lots of Variables with Fixed-Rate Mortgages

When selecting a fixed-rate mortgage, a borrower has to determine how many years to finance the loan.

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Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

Saving for College

This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.

Bi-Weekly Payments

This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

Assess Your Life Insurance Needs

This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.

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5 Smart Investing Principles

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

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Perception vs. Reality

There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

When Do You Need a Will?

When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.

How to Retire Early

Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.

Can Election Results Predict the Market?

How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?

Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities

What is your plan for health care during retirement?

What to Do When You Lose Your Wallet

Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.

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