Helping You Make Better  Financial Decisions                                                                          Volume 4
7 Questions to Ask Your CPA before Year End

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Given the complex tax situation many high-income earners face, start planning in the fall while there is still time to make adjustments. These seven questions can help you spot problem areas and better understand the services you may need.
Caring for Your Aging Parents

Young hand holding an elderly woman s hand
With 10,000 baby boomers turning 65 every day in the United States, the need to plan for the long-term needs of the aging population has never been greater. Increasingly, middle-aged adults find themselves caring for elderly parents as well as children-and sometimes grandchildren-of their own. Without the proper strategy, this caretaking burden can lead to undue emotional and financial stress. 
Oxana Harris and Ryan Kellinger Join PFPCG

Ryan Kellinger

Oxana Harris
Two new Client Services Assistants joined our team this summer. Ryan Kellinger is a recent graduate of Virginia Tech with a BS in Finance and Oxana holds a BA in International Affairs from The George Washington University. Please help us welcome them to the PFPCG team. You can read their bios here .

Steven E. Richardson Earns
FIVE STAR Wealth Manager Award*
President, Steven E. Richardson, CPA, MBA, CFP®, CRPS® has been named a 2016 Five Star Wealth Manager by Five Star Professional. Less than 2% of wealth managers in the DC region w ere named to the list.  


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