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Spending Money From Tax Refunds Wisely By Scott Wallace

Only a week before the tax deadline!  As the parents say, the days are long, but the months are fast.And as we tax pros say, the days are long, and the days are long.But that's simply because we've been getting to do some meaty, fun tax preparation work for our...

Scott Wallace’s Three Big Tax Scams And How To Beware

Now we're cooking with gas.After weeks of reports that refunds were down, last week's data from the IRS shows a new trend. Although overall quantity of refunds are down, now the average refund is up 1.9%. After so many headlines to the contrary, I suppose that...

Scott Wallace’s Second Key To Wealth Building

Believe it or not, we have less than two months before federal taxes are due.Yikes.We have been meeting with so many Minneapolis and St. Paul clients (including a fair number of new ones, thanks to YOUR referrals -- keep them coming!), finding so many wonderful ways...

Scott Wallace’s First Key To Building Wealth

Not only are we entering into the thick of tax season, but based on our political situation, we could be staring at another federal government shutdown on Friday.Which means, well ... we don't know exactly what it will mean except that God bless you if you are trying...

Understanding Your Minneapolis and St. Paul Airbnb And Taxes

As of this writing, the federal government is still in a "partial shutdown", and things are starting to fray around the edges, even for those whose paychecks aren't being affected. Already, it's the longest in history.Which, for a media starving for any kind of...

A Minneapolis and St. Paul Business Owner’s Holiday Prayer

Here we are, smack in the middle of the Minneapolis and St. Paul holiday season, and not only is the federal government shut down for the foreseeable future, but the political and cultural logjams are becoming ever more entrenched. At least we have these holidays. But...

Focus Training For Folks In Minneapolis

Now that we're into June, it really does feel like summer is here. The air conditioning kicks in, the days are hotter ... and, if you're like me, "focus" becomes something I have to set myself towards. It doesn't just "happen" -- especially when the days are hot. It...

Instilling Financial Literacy For Kids In Minneapolis

Memorial Day weekend can often feel a little disjointed. There we are with our burgers, our pools, our picnics -- all while we are supposedly remembering the sacrifice of so many thousands who laid down their lives in the line of duty for this country, and for the...

How To Manage Money For Minneapolis Millennials

I'll tell you what... The month of May is beginning to look a lot like December. Definitely not because it's cold out there, but with so much "end of school year" stuff happening these days, from graduation parties (ranging from pre-k "graduations" all the way up...