Donald E. Bouchard, MBA, ATP, LUTCF
Financial Advisor and Accredited Tax Preparer
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Donating Art: Taxation Abstraction
The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.
How Financial Advisors Are Compensated
Read this overview to learn how financial advisors are compensated.
Choosing a Business Structure
Entrepreneurs all face the same question, “Which business structure should I adopt?”
Having your identity stolen may result in financial loss plus the cost of trying to restore your good name.
Drinking may be a “rite of passage” for teens, but when it occurs in your home you may be held responsible for their actions.
In the event of an unforeseen accident or illness, disability insurance may be a good way to protect your income and savings.
Do you know where the idea of “retirement” comes from?
E&O insurance is specifically designed to protect you, or your company, from the risk of a client’s dissatisfaction.
Irrevocable life insurance trusts can be important tools that may accomplish a number of estate objectives.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
2018 could be shaping up to be an interesting year.
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.