It is our great pleasure to bring you the second episode of our new podcast, Barnes Quarterly. We've got a really special episode for you all today. In this edition, we recap 2018 inside our office and out, talk exciting changes for BCG, and we get a chance to discuss a few powerful tax strategies with Michael Kalifeh CPA, CFST of the well-known Tallahassee based CPA firm, Thomas Howell Ferguson, PA. Take a listen below,

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The loss of critical personnel can be life threatening to small businesses; however, it's a risk that life insurance can often mitigate. In fact, life insurance policies are frequently incorporated in plans aimed at making it possible for a business to survive a change of ownership or the loss of a partner, the chief executive, or an employee whose creative talent, technical knowledge, or salesmanship drive the business. Most commonly, life insurance is employed as

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Money. It's hard to get and easy to lose. It doesn't take long for the wealth you've accumulated to disappear if you don't manage your money well or have a plan to protect your assets from sudden calamity. Snares like the ones mentioned below could easily threaten your financial security. Planning ahead can protect you and your loved ones from getting caught. Undisciplined Spending The more you have, the more you spend -- or so

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The risks to your wealth aren’t only in the financial markets. The wealthier you become, the more liability protection matters. We live in a litigious world, one in which even friends and neighbors can be convinced to see opportunity in the wake of misfortune. A (larger) umbrella liability policy may be an excellent idea. Could you afford a six-figure drawdown of your personal assets to settle a lawsuit? Ideally, you have umbrella liability coverage with