TAX & FINANCIAL INSIGHTS BLOG

June 10, 2021

The New York Times Features Phil Mitchell in a feature story about financial planning for teens

Thanks to The New York Times for talking with our own Phil Mitchell.
February 23, 2021

US News & World Report Features Phil Mitchell in their Guide to 1031 Exchanges

Thanks to US News & World Report for talking with our own Phil Mitchell.
February 19, 2021

The National Desk Talks with our own Tax Expert, Phil Mitchell

Thanks to The National Desk for talking with our own tax & invesment expert Phil Mitchell.
February 9, 2021
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WZZM on “What you need to know before filing your taxes” especially with stimulus checks

Thanks to WZZM for talking with our own Phil Mitchell on 2020 tax preparation.
December 31, 2020
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WZZM on the Second Stimulus Package

Thanks to WZZM for talking with our own Phil Mitchell on the latest stimulus package.
December 26, 2020

Phil Mitchell Interview Barron’s: Retirement Considerations for 2021

Phil Mitchell talks with Barrons about retirement considerations for 2021
July 22, 2020
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Three Things to Consider in a Changing Market

The last 10 years have been smooth sailing for investors. The upward trend of the market came to a halt earlier this year but the market dropped 30% over 22 days. The market has changed and so should your investment strategy. Here are three things to consider.
March 9, 2020

Your Retirement Savings are at Risk and you have 5 Years to Fix it

On January 1, 2020 the latest revision of the Secure Act was passed at the federal level. There were many changes in this Act but there is only one that really matters and it should cause all of us to re-evaluate our retirement strategy.
August 8, 2019
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5 Questions to Ask Your Financial Advisor

If you’re unsure if your financial advisor is a best fit for your needs ask him or her the questions below. Follow our guide to what their answers should be and if the responses are not lining up or you’re unsure of their responses feel free to sit down with an investment professional at Kroon & Mitchell for a free review.
August 8, 2019

Eight Takeaways from Tax Season for Family Business Owners

We just finished filing taxes under the largest reform in 30 years! As we reflect back on this filing we’ve compiled a list of key takeaways for family business owners. The biggest changes are: the increase of standard deductions, changes to the income tax brackets and the addition of a new qualified business income deduction.
June 20, 2017
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Do I Need a Financial Advisor?

Have you questioned whether you can take on managing your finances yourself? Do you only have a 401K and allow the company assigned by your employer to manage the account? If you have an advisor already, is he or she the right partner for you? If you’re unsure if you need additional financial assistance, keep reading!
March 7, 2018

When Is It Best to Work with a Tax Professional?

Are you staring into a cardboard box full of pay stubs, potential deductions, receipts, and itemized lists wondering what’s next? Tax season is in full swing and one of the biggest decisions taxpayers face is how to file their returns.
April 2, 2018

Forbes: Signs your Trusted Financial Advisor is Not

One can never underestimate the importance on having a trusted financial advisor. Forbes.com shared comments from Phil Mitchell on tell-tale signs you could be heading for trouble.
July 31, 2018

3 Retirement Investment Mistakes You Likely Don’t Know You’re Making

Unfortunately, investment missteps are the kind that can come back to haunt you in the future, especially when it comes to retirement planning. In this article we look at how much you should set aside for retirement and how much should go into the right kind of long-term investments. Learn about the long-term benefits.
April 30, 2019

Know Your Investor Rights – Honest, Competent and Ethical Conduct

According to the CFA Institute, a global organization of investment professionals, you as an investor have certain rights - 10 to be exact. Here’s an inside look on the first investor right as established by the institute…
July 2, 2019

Roth IRA v Traditional IRA

One of the key things we do is educate our clients on the different savings and investment tools available. One of the critical points of confusion we try to dispel are the strengths and weaknesses between Traditional and Roth IRAs. We often see clients who are entirely sold on one over the other even though the best retirement plans usually involve a mix of the two at different times in the income and savings cycle. Timing and planning are both critical aspects for determining when to use each vehicle.