Planning matters

Time to Launch Your Tax Strategy

Consider conducting a final tax planning review now to see if you can still take actions to minimize your taxes this year. Here are some ideas to get you started: Start with your income Begin by determining how your income this year will compare to last year. Then apply any tax implications this income change…

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Subject of Cybercrime? Take These Steps First!

Being subject to cybercrime is a very stressful experience. If you find yourself compromised by one of these attacks, it’s essential you act quickly to mitigate the impact of the breach. The following provides information on steps to take within the first one to two days after a breach has occurred…

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Safeguarding Against Cybercrime

Cybercrime. It’s a word that is more and more common in today’s world. It’s also something we take very seriously at Johnson Bixby, always prioritizing and protecting your personal information. While cybercrime is a dangerous threat to your identity and assets, there are some things you can do to help safeguard them. We gathered a few tips to help.

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CASH is BACK

Cash is back, maybe not to the levels seen in the 80’s, but certainly providing competition to most risk assets. Keep in mind, interest rates in many parts of the developed world remain grounded at zero, so even to have this discussion is a bit of a luxury for dollar-based investors and those domiciled in the USA.

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Ch-ch-ch-ch-Changes

Back in 1980, the United States’ share of global GDP was about 21.1%, with the U.K., Germany and France holding 13.2% in aggregate, Japan at 7.8%, while India and China represented 8.4%. Fast forward to today, and the United States’ share has grown only marginally, while the big three of Europe as well as Japan have actually declined over a 37-year period. So, where was the bulk of the growth?

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