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Trade Rhetoric Buries Strong Economic Fundamentals

By Alex Oliver, Investment Advisor, First National Corporation Volatility returned to the markets this past quarter as fears of inflation, trade wars, and privacy issues with technology companies flooded the headlines. The S&P 500 fell as much as 10%, the first...

IRS Explains Deducting Mortgage & Equity Loan Interest

From IRS NEWS – Issue IR-2018-32 The Internal Revenue Service advised taxpayers that in many cases they can continue to deduct interest paid on home equity loans. Responding to many questions received from taxpayers and tax professionals, the IRS said that despite...

This Year’s Most Interesting Tax-Season Observations

By Andrew D, Schwartz, CPA This year’s most interesting observation actually has more to do with next year’s taxes.  The tax software we use comes with a Tax Projection option, and I prepared a 2018 tax projection for many of the clients I met with during...

HSAs Make a Great Buy and Hold Proposition

Are you aware that there is an investment option available that allows for tax-deductible contributions and also for tax-free distributions? First introduced back in 2004, Health Savings Accounts offer individuals that unique winning combination. The favorable tax...