Changes in Retirement Plans Update ~ From Edward Jones

Changes in Retirement Plans Update ~ From Edward Jones

Murphys, CA…It might not have made the headlines, but a recently passed piece of legislation could affect the IRAs and 401(k)s of millions of Americans beginning in 2020. So, if you have either of these accounts, or if you run a business, you’ll want to learn more. The new laws, collectively called the Setting Every […]

H&R Block Offers Easiest Way to Get the Most Money Interest Free with Refund Advance Loan of Up to $3,500!

H&R Block Offers Easiest Way to Get the Most Money Interest Free with Refund Advance Loan of Up to $3,500!

Angels Camp, CA…Transforming the taxpayer experience with transparency, no interest and no loan fees. H&R Block offers tax office clients the easiest way to get the most money interest free through applying for a Refund Advance Loan* of up to $3,500 starting Jan. 4. Federal tax refunds can take 21 days to receive, and the […]

The 4th Annual Mega Mixer is January 16th! Kicking Off a Great 2020 Business Year!

The 4th Annual Mega Mixer is January 16th!  Kicking Off a Great 2020 Business Year!

San Andreas, CA…The Calaveras County Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce their 4th Annual Mega Mixer will be held on Thursday, January 16th, 2020 from 5:30pm till 7:00pm at the San Andreas Town Hall located at 24 Church Hill Road in San Andreas. This event will be free to attend as a “Thank You” […]

H&R Block Offers Easiest Way to Get the Most Money Interest Free with Refund Advance Loan of Up to $3,500 Starting Jan. 4

H&R Block Offers Easiest Way to Get the Most Money Interest Free with Refund Advance Loan of Up to $3,500 Starting Jan. 4

Angels Camp, CA…Transforming the taxpayer experience with transparency, no interest and no loan fees. H&R Block offers tax office clients the easiest way to get the most money interest free through applying for a Refund Advance Loan* of up to $3,500 starting Jan. 4. Federal tax refunds can take 21 days to receive, and the […]

H&R Block Offers Easiest Way to Get the Most Money Interest Free with Refund Advance Loan of Up to $3,500 Starting Jan. 4

H&R Block Offers Easiest Way to Get the Most Money Interest Free with Refund Advance Loan of Up to $3,500 Starting Jan. 4

Angels Camp, CA…Transforming the taxpayer experience with transparency, no interest and no loan fees. H&R Block offers tax office clients the easiest way to get the most money interest free through applying for a Refund Advance Loan* of up to $3,500 starting Jan. 4. Federal tax refunds can take 21 days to receive, and the […]

Monthly Market Insights for December 2019 from BluePrint Investments & Tax Planning

Monthly Market Insights for December 2019 from BluePrint Investments & Tax Planning

Valley Springs, CA…Stocks notched solid gains in November, thanks to solid economic data, improving trade sentiment, and upside earnings surprises. The Dow Jones Industrial Average picked up 3.72 percent, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index gained 3.40 percent. The NASDAQ Composite led, jumping 4.50 percent. It was the best month since June for the […]

266,000 New Jobs in November, Average Hourly Wage Rose to $28.29, Up 3.1 Percent Over 2018

266,000 New Jobs in November, Average Hourly Wage Rose to $28.29, Up 3.1 Percent Over 2018

Washington, DC…Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 266,000 in November, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 3.5 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Notable job gains occurred in health care and in professional and technical services. Employment rose in manufacturing, reflecting the return of workers from a strike. This news […]

The Growth of Socially Responsible Investing ~ from Brian J. Tewksbury

The Growth of Socially Responsible Investing ~ from Brian J. Tewksbury

Murphys, CA…Brian J. Tewksbury, Biography: Financial Advisor / Investment Advisor / Stock Broker / Insurance Licensed Professional / Business Consultant and Entrepreneur experienced in supporting small business owners and start-ups in all aspects of accounting and fund raising for seed capital and beyond. Specialties: SEC License Series 7 and Series 66. California Insurance License #0G81083 […]

Calaveras Community Foundation Increases Grant Maximum for 2020

Calaveras Community Foundation Increases Grant Maximum for 2020

San Andreas, CA…To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Calaveras Community Foundation (CCF), the Foundation Board has announced an expanded competitive grant process for 2020. “In the Foundation’s first 20 years, we have been able to award over $2,400,000 in grants and scholarships to Calaveras County non profits and students,” said Board President Linda Kangeter. […]

Do You Want to Create a New Life Story and Help Build Your Own Home?

Do You Want to Create a New Life Story and Help Build Your Own Home?

Copperopolis, CA…Do you want to create a new life story and help build your own home?  Habitat for Humanity is Now Accepting Applications!  APPLY to be a Habitat for Humanity homebuyer and build your family’s strength, stability and self-reliance.  Homeowner applications for a new build in Copperopolis will only be accepted by delivery to Habitat […]

The Economic Impact of Tourism on California’s Rural Counties

The Economic Impact of Tourism on California’s Rural Counties

Sacramento, CA…After nine consecutive years of growth, California’s travel and tourism economy continues to surge.   Visitors pumped more than $140 billion in travel spending in the last year, stimulating business development and providing Californians with more than one million jobs. Increased travel spending is leading to record-setting hotel construction and more than $4 billion in annual […]

Shop Local Small Business Saturday® & Everyday Where 67% of Every Dollar Spent Stays in the Community

Shop Local Small Business Saturday® & Everyday Where 67% of Every Dollar Spent Stays in the Community

New York, NY…In honor of the 10th annual Small Business Saturday®, taking place on November 30, American Express is illuminating the challenges and opportunities facing small business owners today, as well as educating consumers on the positive impact of shopping small year-round. With the state of retail changing – from rising rents to shifting consumer […]

Insurance Commissioner to Order Increased FAIR Plan Coverage Options

Insurance Commissioner to Order Increased FAIR Plan Coverage Options

Sacramento, CA…As wildfire risk drives more non-renewals of homeowner insurance across the state, Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara is taking action to help homeowners find adequate coverage to protect their homes by ordering the FAIR Plan to offer a comprehensive policy in addition to its current dwelling fire-only coverage by June 1, 2020, with traditional homeowner […]

Deadline to Apply for Wildfire Assistance Program is Friday, Nov. 15

Deadline to Apply for Wildfire Assistance Program is Friday, Nov. 15

San Francisco, CA…The Wildfire Assistance Program funded by Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has distributed more than $25 million to people displaced by the 2017 Northern California wildfires and the 2018 Camp fire. The $100 million fund, approved by the judge in PG&E’s Chapter 11 cases, is intended to help those who are either […]

IRA and Retirement Plan Limits for 2020 ~ From Brian J. Tewksbury

IRA and Retirement Plan Limits for 2020  ~ From Brian J. Tewksbury

Murphys, CA…IRA contribution limits: The maximum amount you can contribute to a traditional IRA or a Roth IRA in 2020 is $6,000 (or 100% of your earned income, if less), unchanged from 2019. The maximum catch-up contribution for those age 50 or older remains at $1,000. You can contribute to both a traditional IRA and […]

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