For Individuals

College Financial Planning

How Can You Pay for Your Kid to go to College, Spend and Save as You Are Now, and Increase the Amount of Money You have for Retirement?

Estate Planning Done Right

Make Sure Your Family Transitions Prepare Your Children and Your Family for Financial Freedom.

Optimizing Productive Time for You and Your Central Florida Team

How many times have you started work early -- and the next thing you knew it was 4PM ... and your instant reaction was: I haven't made any progress today on my most important stuff ?If you're like the rest of us: quite a few times -- and maybe "most of the...

Four Non-Bank Options for Small Business Financing

When many people start a business, they do so using their own resources and funds. And there can be great wisdom to this ... retaining control, a more lucrative exit, etc.But it also puts your own personal resources on the line, and there are greater risks, as well as...

Tax and Financial Advice For Central Florida Business Owners Impacted By COVID-19

No, this is NOT just another "here's what we're doing about COVID-19" message.The time for that was last week. Every brand and their brother sent out those messages, and they lost their usefulness -- right now, it's a marketplace expectation that we're all taking...

Why Central Florida Business Owners Should Excel in Year-End Giving

I wrote something similar to what I'm about to offer you today for our individual/family clients recently, but it occurred to me this morning that YOU, as a successful Central Florida business owner, might especially benefit from the perspective that I'd like to offer...

Four Key Steps For Effective Customer Care By Jeannette Byrd

As "customer service" goes, I can guarantee that you (and YOUR customers too, btw) have multiple stories of Central Florida businesses or organizations that have massively bungled the encounter.For instance, anyone who calls the IRS directly -- instead of having...

Mapping Out Your Central Florida Prospective Customers’ Experience

Hopefully, you aren't too locked into national news, stock market jitters, trade wars, etc. As a Central Florida business owner you've gotta keep your head in your own particular game.But you must know this: with all the gloom out there, our mutual customers are...

Smart Central Florida Employers Are Rewarding These Four Traits In Their Employees

There was some large-ish news last week about some of the top corporate leaders in the world, and a new focus from influential CEOs (including from Walmart, Apple, Pepsi, and others) that "they must also invest in their employees, protect the environment and deal...

The Coronavirus Impact On Business Around Central Florida

I want to check in with you, because these are obviously unprecedented times for ALL of us.How are things going for your business right now? Shoot me back an email through the email button at the top of the page and let me know.(I should say from the outset that I'm...

Jeannette Byrd’s Small Business Cash Flow Controls

... cash flow.Shoot, this is even true for any nonprofit of any kind of substance.And yes, my meticulous accountant's brain is kicked into high gear in this response, but you need somebody in your corner who is thinking about these things, or your Central Florida...

Three Key Reasons You Should Consider Offering Unlimited PTO For Your Central Florida Company

That old adage isn't actually accurate. In my line of work, I'm learning something that it would behoove you to also understand:Time is actually worth more than money.So many Central Florida businesses have internalized this reality, and have built huge enterprises...

How You’re Missing Legal Tax Deductions

Here’s a certain truth: the State and Federal Government would love to have more of your hard-earned money in their accounts. Sure, even though it’s painful, none of us begrudge paying our legal and fair share of taxes.

But the problem is that regular taxpayers, like you, are missing out on legal and safe deductions, to the tune of hundreds of millions of dollars in unclaimed refunds every year!