A Penny-Pinching Tax Professional’s Guide To Romance

What is it with the Giants and acrobatic catches? Five years ago, it was David Tyree … and this year, Mario Manningham comes through with the game-changing catch on the Giants final drive. Enough has been said about the game — but even though I’m not a Giants fan, what I loved about their victory is how even though they … Read More

R MendenA Penny-Pinching Tax Professional’s Guide To Romance

“Your W2 Is Missing, And What You Should Do” Shakopee Accountant Advises

"Until you make peace with who you are, you’ll never be content with what you have." -Doris Mortman Anyway, tax season is really starting to heat up! Make sure that if you have any pressing questions about pulling your file together, that you send me a quick email (yes, I will STILL respond!), and/or give us a call: 952-445-8753 I’ve … Read More

R Menden“Your W2 Is Missing, And What You Should Do” Shakopee Accountant Advises

“Those Little Mistakes Will Be Your Undoing” Shakopee Accountant Reports

"Failure doesn’t kill you … it increases your desire to make something happen." – Kevin Costner As I write this on Monday morning, there are a bunch of tears in Baltimore and San Francisco. If you’re not a football fan — let me briefly tell you why: yesterday, in Baltimore, a game-tying "gimme" field goal went wide left, and in … Read More

R Menden“Those Little Mistakes Will Be Your Undoing” Shakopee Accountant Reports

“This Is Self-Serving, But It Needs To Be Said” Shakopee Accountant Reports

"The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn’t said." – Peter F. Drucker As I wrote a couple weeks ago, the start of the year is pretty important, in my opinion. And the LAST thing you need is to be stressed over finances. Yet that’s, unfortunately, how many families start their year, this year. So, is there anything … Read More

R Menden“This Is Self-Serving, But It Needs To Be Said” Shakopee Accountant Reports

This List Will Help You

"A daily routine built on good habits and disciplines separates the most successful among us from everyone else." – Darren Hardy Last week I wrote about financial resolutions — and, well, John Tierney of the New York Times must be a reader! The columnist devoted a fantastic column to the keeping of resolutions and though he didn’t name me directly, … Read More

R MendenThis List Will Help You

This Is The Last Week …

"Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well." – Josh Billings I woke up Monday morning, after the wonderful holiday weekend … and I had a realization: after today, there are only FIVE days left in 2011. Perhaps not a genius realization — fine. BUT, if you’re smart about how you handle these days, … Read More

R MendenThis Is The Last Week …

“My Holiday Prayer” Shakopee Accountant Explains

"People travel to wonder at the height of the mountains, at the huge waves of the seas, at the long course of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motion of the stars, and yet they pass by themselves without wondering." -St. Augustine It seems that every year around this time that we tax professionals … Read More

R Menden“My Holiday Prayer” Shakopee Accountant Explains

Shakopee Accountant: “I’m A Myth-Buster”

"If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of." – Bruce Lee Scattershooting around the tax world while simultaneously preparing for a sure-to-be-busier tax season (thanks for all the recent referrals — keep ’em coming!) AND navigating the perils of another holiday season … well, it means one busy Roger! Seriously, we’re getting … Read More

R MendenShakopee Accountant: “I’m A Myth-Buster”

Shakopee Accountant On: “How To Handle All These End-Of-Year Giving Requests”

"The only way to get positive feelings about yourself is to take positive actions. Man does not live as he thinks, he thinks as he lives." – Vaughan Quinn The other day, I received probably the 20th "Consider including _____ in your holiday giving plans" request of the season. I’m not tired of it (in fact, I welcome it), but … Read More

R MendenShakopee Accountant On: “How To Handle All These End-Of-Year Giving Requests”

“Make These Moves This Month” Shakopee Accountant Advises

"The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives."  -Anthony Robbins Hey, maybe my readers of last week’s Black Friday tips REALLY took it to heart! Apparently, sales from that day were up a whopping 16% from last year, which, as I write this on Monday morning, is driving the stock markets up, … Read More

R Menden“Make These Moves This Month” Shakopee Accountant Advises