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Charitable Deductions Allowed Up to 100% of AGI in 2020

Typically, tax law limits charitable deductions to 60% of your adjusted gross income (AGI). However, there is a temporary suspension of the limits on deductible charitable contributions under the CARES Act. For a contribution to qualify, it must be a cash contribution made to a qualifying organization during the 2020 calendar year. Donor Advised Funds

Posted By Alyssa Yocom
August 6, 2020
Cybersecurity

Internet Crime Prevention Tips

The FBI has an Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) where you can file Internet crime complaints (including Ransomware complaints), find internet crime prevention tips, read consumer fraud alerts, and learn about current and ongoing Internet trends and schemes identified by IC3. Their mission statement is: “To provide the public with a reliable and convenient reporting

Posted By Schultz Financial Group Inc.
August 4, 2020
Health & Fitness

Exercises for Ptosis (Droopy Eyelids)

While “bedroom eyes” might be desirable for movie stars, most of us don’t like it when we start to notice the hallmarks of hooded eyes as we age, but there are exercises for ptosis (droopy eyelids) that may help. Many tall people experience droopy eyelids sooner than most because they are always gazing down. But

Posted By Schultz Financial Group Inc.
July 29, 2020
Health & Fitness

SFG Hikes Monkey Rock, Lake Tahoe

SFG went for a hike in Incline Village this June to hike Monkey Rock, Lake Tahoe. SFG team members who went on the hike include Russ, Vicki, and their Saint Bernard puppy, Kona, as well as Jen, and her husband Bruce, William, Tony, and Alyssa, her boyfriend Derek, and their husky Zoey. Taking the morning

Posted By Alyssa Yocom
July 27, 2020
Diet & Nutrition

Processed Foods that are Actually Good for Your Health

Almost all foods undergo some degree of processing before making it to our kitchen. Therefore, it is important to understand the definition of processed foods, levels of processing and most importantly, how to choose foods that will ultimately support our health and longevity. 

Posted By Nicole Schultz
June 30, 2020
Cybersecurity

Mobile Banking Apps: FBI Public Service Announcement

The FBI recently posted a Public Service Announcement about the increased use of mobile banking apps. They anticipate that cyber criminals may take advantage of this to conduct attacks and scams through app-based faking trojans and fake banking apps.

Posted By Jennifer Specter
June 26, 2020