Six Key Year-End Tax Moves That Dallas/Fort Worth Folks Should Consider

Do you see that train barrelling towards the station? The one with “2018” all over it? This calendar year is about to change in under three weeks, and most people I know couldn’t be happier about the fact. But what that means for our Dallas/Fort Worth clients and friends here at Timothy A. Phillips, CPA, PC … well, ye olde … Read More

Timothy PhillipsSix Key Year-End Tax Moves That Dallas/Fort Worth Folks Should Consider

Timothy Phillips’ Reflections On Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation While Our Country Is In Chaos

Is it just me, or does it feel like Thanksgiving week arrived suddenly this year? And how did it get here so fast? With so many momentous events over the past few weeks (elections, shootings, wildfires, and more), it feels a bit surreal — and incongruous, even — to think about pausing for the sake of giving thanks. But, as … Read More

Timothy PhillipsTimothy Phillips’ Reflections On Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation While Our Country Is In Chaos

One Significant Habit Of The Wealthy In Dallas/Fort Worth — Generous Charitable Contributions

Now that we have a divided Congress again, we can all sit back and enjoy the gridlock that is headed our way. Or something. I don’t blame you if you tune out from politics — and I also don’t blame you if you find yourself jumping more intentionally into the fray. There’s lots to be frustrated by, and plenty to … Read More

Timothy PhillipsOne Significant Habit Of The Wealthy In Dallas/Fort Worth — Generous Charitable Contributions

What To Do When You Experience A Sudden Income Increase In Dallas/Fort Worth

I don’t know about you, but I am *celebrating* the end of all of the automated phone calls and ads, now that this election is behind us. And no matter how you feel about the results, I hope we can all agree that it’s good to put all the shouting behind us. Er, well … maybe the shouting never ends. … Read More

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One Trump Tax Plan Mistake That Timothy Phillips Wants You To Avoid

The internet can be a confusing, anxiety-inducing space. The national news is downright scary (and tragic), and places that used to be the province of baby pictures and goofy status updates are becoming increasingly divided over cultural questions and differences. But on top of it all, finding good information about how to rightly handle your finances in light of the … Read More

Timothy PhillipsOne Trump Tax Plan Mistake That Timothy Phillips Wants You To Avoid

Leading Through Change In Your Dallas/Fort Worth Small Business

Goodness gracious, has there ever been change this year. I’m mostly referring to all of the new regulations in the tax code: the fact that strategies that “used to work” to reduce our clients’ tax burdens might not work in the same way as they did in the past. Politics change, cultures change, and what is happening in YOUR Dallas/Fort … Read More

Timothy PhillipsLeading Through Change In Your Dallas/Fort Worth Small Business

Timothy Phillips’ Five Reasons You’re In Debt

I’m going to risk being a bit blunt here. That said, I’ll apologize ahead of time for those of you in truly tragic financial circumstances. I’m referring to events, completely out of control, which wreck your balance sheets. Like a medical emergency, not covered by insurance — and which no reasonable person could have expected. Or a business situation that … Read More

Timothy PhillipsTimothy Phillips’ Five Reasons You’re In Debt

Delayed Gratification: Staying Focused to Get Ahead (Later) in Dallas/Fort Worth

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For sports fans, that was quite a run last week. The NHL crowned its champion (and the nation’s capital seemed like it was one massive street party for the weekend), the rest of the NBA conceded to the Golden State Warriors, and we witnessed another Triple Crown in horse racing. Now, well … there’s baseball. But this is a good … Read More

Timothy PhillipsDelayed Gratification: Staying Focused to Get Ahead (Later) in Dallas/Fort Worth

Focus Training For Folks In Dallas/Fort Worth

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Now that we’re into June, it really does feel like summer is here. The air conditioning kicks in, the days are hotter … and, if you’re like me, “focus” becomes something I have to set myself towards. It doesn’t just “happen” — especially when the days are hot. It might be simply because tax season is now fully behind us, and … Read More

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Instilling Financial Literacy For Kids In Dallas/Fort Worth

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Memorial Day weekend can often feel a little disjointed. There we are with our burgers, our pools, our picnics — all while we are supposedly remembering the sacrifice of so many thousands who laid down their lives in the line of duty for this country, and for the sake of our constitutional freedoms. However, when you talk to veterans from … Read More

Timothy PhillipsInstilling Financial Literacy For Kids In Dallas/Fort Worth