Planning matters

“Sign of the Times, or Just Plain Loco”

Consistently throughout 2017, I’ve observed several financial transactions, or some type of valuation, that just doesn’t settle quite right with me. Perhaps near zero interest rates around the globe have permanently changed financial markets.

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Keep Your Eyes on the Big (Tax) Picture

While we offer many services, including tax planning and tax return preparation, Johnson Bixby’s true strength is our focus on the big picture.

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Competing For Jobs May Have Just Gotten Harder

Immigrants are relatively better educated when coming to America and the share of those with college degrees has nearly doubled over the last 20 years, further complicating the employment picture…

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Changing Jobs? What You Need to Know (Part 2 of 2)

There are a lot of financial aspects to consider as you look forward to starting a new job. Part 2 of this two-part series goes over a list of items to think through as you get underway with your new employer.

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Happy Birthday? Retirement Decisions at 55+

If you will be hitting a “milestone” birthday soon, you’ll have some decisions to make (in addition to what you should plan to wish for when you blow out the candles). Some of these choices can’t be changed later. Rather than waiting to evaluate your alternatives at the time you need to choose, it’s smart to start thinking about them now.

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