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Student Loan Forgiveness Guidelines for Paducah Grads

Student Loan Forgiveness Guidelines for Paducah Grads

There’s a lot of upheaval in Washington (and across the country) over this whole student loan forgiveness decision from the White House. Some Paducah people are exultant, some are… well, less than thrilled.For the extremely-online-all-the-time crowd, it’s likely...

Dean Owen on How (and Why) to Invest in Savings Bonds

Dean Owen on How (and Why) to Invest in Savings Bonds

The economy has caused some turmoil as of late. Markets haven’t been kind for the last couple weeks, and it is yet to be seen what impacts the student loan relief will have on the economy at large (if it, indeed, doesn’t get struck down by legal challenge). And...

Dean Owen’s Tips on Tracking Subscription Services

Dean Owen’s Tips on Tracking Subscription Services

87,000. All weekend I’ve seen that number flashing through the headlines – and I’ve seen the panic on the part of some of my Paducah clients. A quick recap, if you’re in the non-news-imbibing crowd:The perhaps-Orwellian-named Inflation Reduction Act (or IRA,...

Dean Owen’s Tax Planning Tips for 2022

Dean Owen’s Tax Planning Tips for 2022

The British saying “Keep calm and carry on” seems like a good motto to live by in uncertain times like these. Still, a little freak-out about what lies ahead is totally normal, even expected.Plunging ahead through the rest of 2022, which is most likely to be rough...

Gas Savings for Every Paducah Driver

Gas Savings for Every Paducah Driver

There’s something truly American about the summer family road trip. Piling into the car with your luggage and favorite snacks in tow, getting out on the miles and miles of paved road, gazing at the stretches of wild scenery (or maybe just fields and cows)... it’s all...

Your Paducah Rundown for Calling the IRS

Your Paducah Rundown for Calling the IRS

Do you remember the days of yore when you’d call someone and the phone would keep ringing and ringing with no answer? And you were okay with that because you’d just call them back later hoping to reach them? No? Oh yeah. Me neither. The world has changed.When you...

Contracting or Employee – How Paducah Job Seekers Decide

Contracting or Employee – How Paducah Job Seekers Decide

A lot of Paducah people say, “more money, more problems.” While that saying is partially true, I think a lot of us would be only too happy to get a little more green in our bank accounts considering the current inflation situation.Especially those working for minimum...

Effects of Inflation: Plan for This, Paducah Investors

Effects of Inflation: Plan for This, Paducah Investors

A lot of us Paducah investors are feeling the effects of inflation.And I want to help you navigate through it as best I can. This week, I want to take some time to break down how it could be affecting your investment portfolio.(But Dean … I don’t HAVE an investing...

When Paducah Taxpayers Discover Unclaimed Property

When Paducah Taxpayers Discover Unclaimed Property

“I’ve got a dollar. Hey, hey, hey, hey.” When you score a little extra cash suddenly, it’s hard not to do a little song and dance like the kids from Little Rascals. Even more when you discover some unclaimed property or asset you had long forgotten about. Or...

Dean Owen’s Saving Tips – More Than Not Spending

Dean Owen’s Saving Tips – More Than Not Spending

Raise your hand if you’re still waiting on a response from the IRS about your refund. With the now 21.3 million returns piled up in the IRS’s inbox, it’s no wonder. Know that you’re not the only Paducah taxpayer in that group.And I wish there was more my office could...

A Why Estate Planning Now Take by M Dean Owen, CPA, PSC

A Why Estate Planning Now Take by M Dean Owen, CPA, PSC

Yeah, we all know that old adage about death and taxes (one with which I’m intimately familiar in my line of work).Yet so few people think to plan for either inevitability. We seem to have an obsession with avoiding them – and believe me, I get it. And I’m obviously...