Roger Menden’s Four Common Investment Mistakes

Roger Menden's Four Common Investment Mistakes  - Accountant, Accounting, Tax Services, Tax Preparation Shakopee MN

The stock market has caused some alarm as of late. Will investors wake up panicked or encouraged tomorrow? It’s hard to say. But one thing is clear: basing your peace of mind on market signals is no way to live. That said, I’d love to see my Shakopee, MN clients be wise about how they are approaching their savings and … Read More

R MendenRoger Menden’s Four Common Investment Mistakes

How Shakopee, MN Residents Can Donate for Dorian Relief

How Shakopee, MN Residents Can Donate for Dorian Relief  - Accountant, Accounting, Tax Services, Tax Preparation Shakopee MN

Unfortunately, this is a follow-up piece to some advice I shared in the spring — March to be exact. When tornadoes ravaged Lee County, Alabama, the country rushed to its aid. Although nature is beautiful in various forms, it’s also equally unpredictable. And that unpredictability sometimes leads to loss of life and communities. If you’ve turned on the news anytime … Read More

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Five Productivity Tips for Shakopee, MN Busy Bodies

Five Productivity Tips for Shakopee, MN Busy Bodies  - Accountant, Accounting, Tax Services, Tax Preparation Shakopee MN

With Labor Day behind us, fall is just around the corner. (And a quick tax note: so are estimated taxes, if that applies to you. Due the 16th of this month. Consider yourself reminded. Though I will probably remind you once more.) Now … fall. This can be a happy transition (as it is for many), though I do know … Read More

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Estate Planning For Shakopee, MN Singles

Estate Planning For Shakopee, MN Singles  - Accountant, Accounting, Tax Services, Tax Preparation Shakopee MN

Many of our Shakopee, MN clients are married. What I have to say today is still relevant, conceptually (and even in some of the details). So don’t skip on by. As I have talked about before, estate planning is something that many families continue to neglect. I’m not here to toot that horn again today. But there is actually more … Read More

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A Powerful Example of Tax Planning For Shakopee, MN Families And Individuals

A Powerful Example of Tax Planning For Shakopee, MN Families And Individuals  - Accountant, Accounting, Tax Services, Tax Preparation Shakopee MN

It’s wild to think that there are only four more months in 2019. As we get older, time sure does fly. And unfortunately, many get stuck in a rut from year to year. Specifically related to taxes — many do not look at, or even think about, their tax situation until the winter or early spring. But if you can take … Read More

R MendenA Powerful Example of Tax Planning For Shakopee, MN Families And Individuals

Two Ways Towards Making Money In Marriage Harmonious For Shakopee, MN Couples

Two Ways Towards Making Money In Marriage Harmonious For Shakopee, MN Couples  - Accountant, Accounting, Tax Services, Tax Preparation Shakopee MN

Summer is nearing an end. Which also means, well, wedding season is slowing down. If you’ve been married, you know that there is a big difference between the “wedding show”, and the real work of being married. One of the best pieces of advice I’ve seen for newlyweds is that they put just as much planning (if not far more) … Read More

R MendenTwo Ways Towards Making Money In Marriage Harmonious For Shakopee, MN Couples

Four Online Security Moves For Shakopee, MN People Right Now

Four Online Security Moves For Shakopee, MN People Right Now  - Accountant, Accounting, Tax Services, Tax Preparation Shakopee MN

Firstly, our hearts are broken for the victims of the shooting at the Garlic Festival in California on Monday (one of whom was a six-year-old boy). These events accumulate to paint a picture of deep pain buried within our modern culture, and it’s important, in my opinion, that we never go numb to them. +++ There’s no good way to … Read More

R MendenFour Online Security Moves For Shakopee, MN People Right Now

Four Great Summer Tax Moves For Folks in Shakopee, MN

Four Great Summer Tax Moves For Folks in Shakopee, MN  - Accountant, Accounting, Tax Services, Tax Preparation Shakopee MN

Summer is flying by. Do you feel that way? It’s an exciting season with cookouts, vacations and extracurricular activities (my thoughts and sympathies for Shakopee, MN parents with multiple kids playing multiple sports among 100 other things). Before you know it and July is almost over. How does it all go by so fast? But if you can find some … Read More

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Roger Menden’s Parents’ Guide For Telling Their Family’s Financial Story

Roger Menden's Parents' Guide For Telling Their Family's Financial Story  - Accountant, Accounting, Tax Services, Tax Preparation Shakopee MN

How we are raised around financial matters can impact us for a lifetime. When a close friend or family member loses their home, or their job (or both), it can be frightening on several levels. You begin to wonder if the same could happen to you. And, as you’re probably aware, this fear of economic uncertainty causes anxiety in many … Read More

R MendenRoger Menden’s Parents’ Guide For Telling Their Family’s Financial Story

Roger Menden’s Five Principles For Spending That Actually Produces Satisfaction

Roger Menden's Five Principles For Spending That Actually Produces Satisfaction  - Accountant, Accounting, Tax Services, Tax Preparation Shakopee MN

We’re all still basking in the World Champion US Women’s Soccer Team over here in the Menden Accounting & Tax Service offices. Pretty amazing to see so much excellence, and on behalf of our country. Here’s to hoping for continued unification within our culture in the aftermath. There’s lots of conversation about different pay scales for the men’s and women’s … Read More

R MendenRoger Menden’s Five Principles For Spending That Actually Produces Satisfaction