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.
The Five Basics of Financial Literacy
How literate are you when it comes to your finances? Brush up with these five basics.
Please Leave Home Without It
Concerns over identity theft continue to grow, especially with data breaches at major companies and financial institutions.
A Primer on Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts
Irrevocable life insurance trusts can be important tools that may accomplish a number of estate objectives.
Learn a little about worldwide currency in this fun infographic
Without a solid approach, health care expenses may add up quickly and potentially alter your spending.
Maintaining good records for your business not only helps to meet your tax and legal obligations, but it can save you money.
Have you ever wondered how your credit score compares to the rest of the country? Take a look and see.
Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.
If you’re thinking of leasing a new car, then you shouldn’t forget about gap insurance.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
Do you know these three personal finance sayings?
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.