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Your Tax Return & Your Retirement

Posted by James Burns | Sep 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

This years tax deadline is behind us. If you received a refund, what's your plan? Some taxpayers choose to spend the entire check on clothing, shoes, and their appearance.  They never look into investing their money for their own personal future. In a sense, you may be temporarily happy about you...

Asset Protection Concerns For Hedge Fund Managers

Posted by James Burns | Sep 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

We are currently in an economy where people are running scared and are uncertain. I also think there is a jaded perception where we never give thanks or gratitude for what we have and our fear and panic is all about loss of greed which is not useful. This type of environment leads people to alway...

Medicare Scare

Posted by James Burns | Sep 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

Sometimes seniors are denied claims and they think there is nothing they can do and they just accept it. However, a denied or partially paid claim can be appealed and nearly half of the appeals are successful and worth the effort…might as well give it a try. When a Medicare claim is denied or app...

Is Advanta in Breach of Contract on Credit Cards?

Posted by James Burns | Sep 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

As of July 30, 2009 – Advanta Bank Corp. stated that they were closing all business credit card accounts. They cited in the letters that went out that an independent trust which owned the balances cards and provides funding for new transactions was pulling out. As such, you need to keeping paying...

Your 2019 IRA Guide

Posted by James Burns | Sep 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

When it comes to retirement savings, one of the best options available to those who don't have a workplace retirement plan is an IRA. These savings vehicles allow for future retirees to save up to $6,000 per year in a tax-advantaged manner as of 2019. Those who have reached age 50 can add another...

Preparing For Incapacity & Long Term Care

Posted by James Burns | Sep 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

Individuals working for years and planning for retirement ultimately lead to be dynamic go-getters who don't want to think about the limitations and possible incapacitations of old age. However, with smart planning in your 50's and 60's, you can protect your heirs from financial risk and even pro...

Saving Money On Life Insurance In Orange County, CA

Posted by James Burns | Sep 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

There are many people who get duped annually on whole life insurance. Don't get this wrong if you want to overpay for death benefit that goes to your family then Whole Life has merit. However, don't ever get seduced to thinking it has any serious cash build up and that you'll have all kinds of mo...

Powerful Workout In A Card That Gets You In Shape

Posted by James Burns | Sep 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

A fun and easy way to keep fit even when you travel. I've been using this Fitdeck product and getting amazing results. Even when I travel it only weighs a few ounces to have a super workout handy using only your body weight but there are so many cards for every sport.

What to know before you get sick or depart

Posted by James Burns | Sep 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

Ever hear of the two guarantees in life? That's right the two that are very uncomfortable like death and taxes. Your chance of death is 100% While you can't avoid one of the two, the second along with other avoidable expenses like Probate costs can be eliminated with a living trust and the four c...

Top Asked Social Security Benefit Questions

Posted by James Burns | Sep 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

Social Security is one of the main benefit programs for workers in the United States. At some point, almost everyone will collect something from Social Security. If you are getting close to collecting from Social Security, you might be wondering how the program works and what to expect. Here are ...

Buying Foreclosure Without The Exposure

Posted by James Burns | Sep 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

Real estate investing is exciting because we get the opportunity to use wealth pillars like leverage which allows ordinary people the ability to considerable wealth in a short time; I know because I've seen it happen. Another exciting aspect is there are always opportunities to make strong return...

Naming Guardians For Your Minor Children

Posted by James Burns | Sep 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

One of the crucial decisions in life if you have minor children is to make arrangements for the guardian or guardians who will finish raising your children if you and your spouse should happen to die in a common accident or weather disaster. A will likely find that a lot of thought and planning h...

Finance Insurance With Other People’s Money (OPM)

Posted by James Burns | Sep 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

Succession Capital Using other people's money (OPM) with the intent to realize a financial gain is a financial concept that has been practiced by real estate developers, investors, business owners, and entrepreneurs for centuries. Most recently, this concept is being utilized to purchase life ins...

Mortgage Meltdown – Who’s To Blame?

Posted by James Burns | Sep 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

Many people have now looked to point a finger and fixed it on the Community Reinvestment Act, passed in 1977, which requires banks to extend loans where they accept deposits. It was created to combat redlining — the practice of denying loans to residents of minority neighborhoods. Conservatives h...

Loan Modification Or Complication?

Posted by James Burns | Sep 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

The plan centers on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, which between them own or back about 31 million mortgages worth a combined $5 trillion. The federal government took over the firms in September due to mounting losses on their portfolios of mortgages. Eligibility is determined by several factors: Ho...

Biggest Asset Protection Threat And How To Avoid It

Posted by James Burns | Sep 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

Asset protection from your health. We read a lot about sexy offshore strategies for asset protection and they do make sense and we've completed about 30 of them with huge successes and testimonials. But what about when you get sick or ill as a senior and require nursing care? Medicare does not co...

Probate & Your Retirement Accounts 

Posted by James Burns | Sep 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

Planning for retirement allows for many considerations and avoiding Probate is one of them.  The good news is if own a retirement account and have named beneficiaries, the account does not have to go through the probate process in most cases. Avoiding probate should be one of the goals of proper ...

Asset Protection Attorney in Orange County

Posted by James Burns | Sep 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

Assets are the lifeblood of an individual and losing them to someone else one fine day can be a nightmare! This is where asset protection attorneys in Orange County come to your rescue. Asset protection is the concept and strategy that enables us to guard our precious wealth and allows us to prot...

What to know before you plan your estate?

Posted by James Burns | Sep 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

What is Estate Planning? In 2015 $2.6 Billion dollars was lost to Probate Court Fees nationwide. Those entrapped in the system were not the wealthiest Americans; someone in their family failed to plan and left them having to untangle the mess just to switch title or get control so they can sell o...

Why Sabotage your Retirement?

Posted by James Burns | Sep 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

There are five destroyers of wealth. Taxes Inflation Procrastination Expenses Debt So if we know these five exist that eat away our gains and slow our progress, then we know where not to invest. Debt and procrastination are personal things but the other three can be avoided. The typic...

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