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David A. Shaw, EA

President & CEO

Office: 530-674-1150

Susan P. Growney, EA

Vice President

Office: 530-674-1150

The Best of Yuba-Sutter 2016

Wealth Management & Financial Planning

Coordinated financial planning that offers investment and advisory work along with a full range of aggregated financial services for individuals, families, and businesses to help accomplish customized goals including investing or saving for education or retirement.

*Investment and financial planning services are offered by David Shaw through his affiliation with HD Vest.

Tax Planning, Preparation, & Representation

As Enrolled Agents our professionals are called “America’s Tax Experts” and provide a combination of proper planning and professional tax preparation to help minimize tax liabilities and meet deadlines.

Business Accounting & Payroll

Assistance with all aspects of financial preparation and record keeping. Let us handle it all for you. From payroll to financial statements and consulting, our team allows you to focus on your business and make decisions for moving forward. 

Helpful Content

Does Your Portfolio Fit Your Retirement Lifestyle?

Does Your Portfolio Fit Your Retirement Lifestyle?

Lifestyle considerations in creating your retirement portfolio.

The Facts About Income Tax

The Facts About Income Tax

Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.

Perception vs. Reality

Perception vs. Reality

There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

 

Good Health is Good Business

Good employee health can be great for the company’s bottom line.

Assess Life Insurance Needs

How to help determine life insurance needs to provide for your family after you pass away.

Strategies For Managing Student Loan Debt

Five strategies for managing your student debt.

A Primer on Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts

Irrevocable life insurance trusts can be important tools that may accomplish a number of estate objectives.

The ABCs of Zero Coupon Bonds

Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.

Tax Deductions You Won't Believe

Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.

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Estimate Your RMD

Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.

What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

What Is My Life Expectancy?

Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.

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5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

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The Cost of Procrastination

Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

Acres of Diamonds

In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.

The Good Ship IPO

The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.

Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities

What is your plan for health care during retirement?

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