For Individuals

College Financial Planning

How Can You Pay for Your Kid to go to College, Spend and Save as You Are Now, and Increase the Amount of Money You have for Retirement?

Elder Care Financial Care

Finally… Worry Free Financial Management for Your Aging Parent or Family Member.

Estate Planning Done Right

Make Sure Your Family Transitions Prepare Your Children and Your Family for Financial Freedom.

Estate Planning For Mayfield Heights Singles

Many of our Mayfield Heights clients are married. What I have to say today is still relevant, conceptually (and even in some of the details).So don't skip on by.As I have talked about before, estate planning is something that many families continue to neglect.I'm not...

All People Are Tax People by Jeffrey Campbell

... except, well ... when they aren't. Or when they have a question. Or when they have to deal directly with the IRS (yikes). Or when they have any kind of complications in their return. Or ... I could go on, but you get the point.The Super Bowl is behind us (congrats...

Jeffrey Campbell’s 5 Quick Tips for Teaching Kids About Money

I've seen many parents in our offices these last few months, and we obviously go over tax returns, customized plans for saving more on taxes, as well as a variety of other strategies for handling their assets so that their children will, one day, be financially...

Jeffrey A Campbell CPA’s 2017 Tax Preparation Checklist

Lots of things have been changing recently -- from Academy Award ratings (they're down), to mortgage rates (which have been rising), to the effective tax rates for most businesses and families in 2018 (which, you may have heard, have changed!). But we here at Jeffrey...

Jeffrey Campbell’s Four Tips On Building Wealth

Ah, sweet May. I love it. The birds are chirping and the flowers are blooming. Once the weather begins to get warmer, you see people start thinking about summer and, of course, they want to lose weight to look good in their bathing suits. Why do so many wait until it...

Three Practical Financial Tips for the Multi-Generational Caretaker in Mayfield Heights

With summer in full swing, for some of my Mayfield Heights clients it means that the children are more "present" than they might otherwise be. The wallet might feel a little more leaky than normal, with summer camp expenses (and there *are* certain tax deductions for...

Jeffrey Campbell’s Three Simple Steps Towards a Better Business Budget

It's amazing -- and scary -- how many Mayfield Heights businesses operate without a true budget. Cash flow becomes their only barometer, and that often doesn't include an accurate picture of ongoing growth, or the health of a business.Look -- in addition to handling...

How To Buy Happiness In Mayfield Heights

Not a huge amount of "tax news" these days ... we're watching Congressional movement on tax reform, Obamacare, etc. but right now, it's all mostly just talk. But that's politics, I suppose. Which is a good argument for not diving too deeply into it. Now ... moving to...

Jeffrey Campbell Uncovers A Case of Misplaced Trust

Now is around the time when things begin to really crank for us around here. It's the week which the IRS is opening up actual e-filing (as of Tuesday, the 20th), and many people have received all of their paperwork necessary for completing their returns. But there's...

Three FAFSA Tips to Help Mayfield Heights Taxpayers Get Their High School Grads Ready for College

Independence Day is this week. Bombs. Patriotism. Picnics. Barbecue. All those things.I often write about "financial independence" this time of year (yes, I like the puns) ... and when I do, invariably I get contacted by a few clients (or former clients), who...

How You’re Missing Legal Tax Deductions

Here’s a certain truth: the State and Federal Government would love to have more of your hard-earned money in their accounts. Sure, even though it’s painful, none of us begrudge paying our legal and fair share of taxes.

But the problem is that regular taxpayers, like you, are missing out on legal and safe deductions, to the tune of hundreds of millions of dollars in unclaimed refunds every year!