What To Do When You Experience A Sudden Income Increase In Birmingham

I don’t know about you, but I am *celebrating* the end of all of the automated phone calls and ads, now that this election is behind us. And no matter how you feel about the results, I hope we can all agree that it’s good to put all the shouting behind us. Er, well … maybe the shouting never ends. … Read More

Randall M. Hancock CPA, PCWhat To Do When You Experience A Sudden Income Increase In Birmingham

Randall M. Hancock CPA, PC’s Guide to Nailing this Year’s Holiday Budget

Plans, plans, plans. We’re all about those plans. These days, we’re working with a fair number of our Birmingham clients to get ahead of all of the changes to the tax code. Yes, there’s a larger standard deduction next year, and that might make sense for you. But I’ll tell you what DOESN’T make sense: not taking action now when … Read More

Randall M. Hancock CPA, PCRandall M. Hancock CPA, PC’s Guide to Nailing this Year’s Holiday Budget

Randall Hancock’s Key Points On How To Make Sound Financial Decisions (Part 2)

We just wrapped up all the extension returns for 2017 tax year, and can finally place our gaze SQUARELY at what’s ahead. Which is a funny thing to say, because, well … for too many of our clients, we are continuously looking backwards — simply because they haven’t worked with us before the year is over, and we aren’t able … Read More

Randall M. Hancock CPA, PCRandall Hancock’s Key Points On How To Make Sound Financial Decisions (Part 2)

Randall Hancock’s Common Financial Mistakes (Part 1)

You pay your bills on time. You try to save as much as you can. You even follow the advice you read in the books and hear on the radio about how to keep your finances in check. But you’re still not getting ahead. Well, sometimes, it’s the unchallenged, mental assumptions about how we’re handling our money that rise up … Read More

Randall M. Hancock CPA, PCRandall Hancock’s Common Financial Mistakes (Part 1)

Should Birmingham College Students Invest In The Market Or Pay Off Student Loans Early?

As a general rule, most debt isn’t helpful to you. In fact, I could probably state that more clearly: debt can be a massive load on your financial future. And, of course, that is especially true of student loans. Now, much can be written about the explosion of student loan debt over the last decade (and has), but today I … Read More

Randall M. Hancock CPA, PCShould Birmingham College Students Invest In The Market Or Pay Off Student Loans Early?

Six Steps To Debt Recovery By Randall Hancock

Our hearts are with the Carolinas, and with the cleanup process that is just beginning over there. With all of the the flooding that is hampering efforts to get in and even evaluate the damage, we know this will be a long road to recovery. The slow onset of these hurricanes is a mixed bag, isn’t it? We prepare for … Read More

Randall M. Hancock CPA, PCSix Steps To Debt Recovery By Randall Hancock

Five Steps To Help Birmingham Families And Individuals Prepare for Financial Emergencies

With Hurricane Florence barrelling towards the southeastern United States, I’m reminded (again) about how the unexpected can put a big dent into a well-planned life. And as a planner by nature, these kinds of slow-approaching problems (like hurricanes), are the sort of thing against which I’m always on guard on behalf of my Birmingham clients, family, and friends. There’s a … Read More

Randall M. Hancock CPA, PCFive Steps To Help Birmingham Families And Individuals Prepare for Financial Emergencies

Three Key Money-Management Tips For College Students In Birmingham

So, Labor Day is behind us, which means that the FALL is here. Football, cooler temps, pumpkins and more are in our future. And school. School is back in session in Birmingham — which for some parents is something to celebrate, and others something to mourn. Or a little of both! And for the college-aged students among us, new worlds … Read More

Randall M. Hancock CPA, PCThree Key Money-Management Tips For College Students In Birmingham

Implement Randall Hancock’s Tax Planning Strategy To Pay Less On Taxes This Year

It’s true — there are certain people for whom this note doesn’t apply. There are those who are perfectly fine paying the amount of tax they pay every year, thank you very much. However, since YOU have chosen to invest yourself in our services (or at one point considered it), you are probably in the second group: those who would … Read More

Randall M. Hancock CPA, PCImplement Randall Hancock’s Tax Planning Strategy To Pay Less On Taxes This Year

Tax Reform Has Opened Up Many Tax Strategy Opportunities We Can Implement For Birmingham Families And Individuals

I can’t believe it, but here we are, almost done with the month of August (!), school is already starting in many areas where we serve clients, and football is again being discussed as something to pay attention to. This summer has absolutely FLOWN by — and those of us who pay attention to politics are already tired of all … Read More

Randall M. Hancock CPA, PCTax Reform Has Opened Up Many Tax Strategy Opportunities We Can Implement For Birmingham Families And Individuals