The holidays are upon us, and right now you’re probably looking forward to celebrating with family and friends. Your finances may be one of the furthest things from your mind, but once Jan. 1 hits, the holidays are over and we all go back to our “regular” lives. If you’re an individual who sets goals or resolutions for the New Year, you may find yourself hoping to get into better physical shape or get better organized. But in the craze of the holidays and in the midst of your New Year’s resolutions, have you considered your finances?
Using the Internet as Your Financial Calculator
The Internet is home to tons of financial calculators, in addition to the more than 60 free financial calculators, on Rea’s website. All you need is your basic financial information, a computer and an idea of your financial goals. Let the online calculators do the rest! Financial calculator types include (but aren’t limited to):
- Mortgage loan calculator
- Retirement income calculator
- Cash flow calculator
- College savings calculator
New Year, New Financial Game Plan
The beginning of a new year is the perfect time to develop a financial game plan for yourself to help you achieve your financial goals. For some, putting together a financial game plan can be a time-consuming and daunting process. You may cringe at the thought of digging out your calculator and figuring out what formulas you need to use to determine certain calculations. Now if only there were such an easy way to stick to that diet …
Financial Plan Help
If you’re wanting to figure out the financial impact or solution to your issue, our online financial calculators may be a good place to start. However, if you need further assistance in putting together a financial game plan to reach your financial goals, contact Rea & Associates. Our team of Ohio tax professionals stands ready to help you determine how you can get to your financial goals.
Author: Lee Beall, CPA (Columbus office)