Archive for November, 2012

Fiscal Cliff-What’s All the Hubbub?

You’re probably hearing a lot about the Fiscal Cliff, and may be wondering • What does it really mean? • What are the implications? • What can, or should, I do? In order to answer these questions, I have a slightly longer than usual video this week (about 10 minutes), but one of the best ones I’ve done in a while (if I do say so myself). This is a very timely subect, and you’ll be hearing about the Fiscal Cliff in all the media for the next month or so. Now is your chance to be as informed as ... Read More

Housing Prices Increase 4.7% Year Over Year

In October, 276 (75%) of the 366 markets showed monthly home value appreciation, and 228 (62%) of the 366 markets saw annual home value appreciation.  Among the top 30 metros, 29 experienced monthly home value appreciation and 26 saw annual increases.  This is a great sign, and fills me with optimism going forward. This is a good leading indicator for a sustained recovery. Click here for full Article Read More

2013 Tax Planning Guide

One month left in 2012.  Now is the time to ensure you’ve done your last minute tax planning for 2012, and looking towards 2013. Read More

The Fiscal Cliff

I reference the important Tax Policies in my video that should be addressed by the end of the year.  With the election over, will Congress finally address it? Read More

Mike’s Gift Guide

Now is the time of year when I start telling you what I want for Christmas.  A rocking chair that charges your i-Device with speakers in the back near your ears.  Sweet. iRock Chair Read More

Do People Really Walk in Circles When They’re Lost?

After a long campaign season, it’s finally over. Whew! You’re either very happy or sad this morning.  So, in order to give you a break and avoid inundating you immediately with my views on what this election return means, I’ve decided to answer the age old question “Do People Really Walk in Circles When They’re Lost?”.  I, of course, also tie this into my views on the importance of goal setting in your financial life. Relax, sit back, and hear something refreshingly non-political. TRANSCRIPT: Good morning, Mike Brady with Generosity Wealth Management speaking to you from Boulder, Colorado. And today ... Read More

Employment Picture Continues to be Murky

There are two measures of jobs in my mind: Quantitative and Qualitative. I’m pleased that slowly the quantity of jobs seems to be coming back, although anemic, but the quality of those jobs is still lacking. I think we’re in the midst of a major re-adjustment in our country, about the type and quantity of jobs we have to offer. I am not pessimistic in any way, and feel the creativity and entrepreneurial spirit is better here than anywhere, but the adjustment will continue to be painful. Here’s a full article on the most recent job numbers Click for full ... Read More

2013 Tax Planning Guide

Two months left in 2012, and much of the Bush Era Tax Rate Cuts are set to expire. Now is the time to ensure you’ve done your last minute tax planning for 2012, and looking towards 2013. Click here for your downloadable PDF of my 2013 Tax Planning guide. Read More

The Fiscal Cliff

I reference the important Tax Policies above that need to be addressed by the end of the year. With the election over, will the Congress finally address it? Click here for a full discussion of this. You’ll be hearing a lot about it in the next 2 months. Read More

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My, how far we’ve come

Back in 1967, The Flintstones were paid to push Busch Beer. It was supposed to be for “Employee’s Only” viewing, but it’s now on YouTube. I have to admit I tasted a Busch beer once or twice in college, and am certainly glad I’m in the position to afford slightly better beer. That being said, can you imagine this commercial today? The outrage? Times are certainly different. Click for the ad The Flintstones Busch Beer Ad Read More

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