Delayed Gratification: Staying Focused to Get Ahead (Later) in Cape Cod

delayed gratification

For sports fans, that was quite a run last week. The NHL crowned its champion (and the nation’s capital seemed like it was one massive street party for the weekend), the rest of the NBA conceded to the Golden State Warriors, and we witnessed another Triple Crown in horse racing. Now, well … there’s baseball. But this is a good … Read More

Peter D ArnoldDelayed Gratification: Staying Focused to Get Ahead (Later) in Cape Cod

Focus Training For Folks In Cape Cod

focus training

Now that we’re into June, it really does feel like summer is here. The air conditioning kicks in, the days are hotter … and, if you’re like me, “focus” becomes something I have to set myself towards. It doesn’t just “happen” — especially when the days are hot. It might be simply because tax season is now fully behind us, and … Read More

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Instilling Financial Literacy For Kids In Cape Cod

financial literacy for kids

Memorial Day weekend can often feel a little disjointed. There we are with our burgers, our pools, our picnics — all while we are supposedly remembering the sacrifice of so many thousands who laid down their lives in the line of duty for this country, and for the sake of our constitutional freedoms. However, when you talk to veterans from … Read More

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How To Manage Money For Cape Cod Millennials

How To Manage Money

I’ll tell you what… The month of May is beginning to look a lot like December. Definitely not because it’s cold out there, but with so much “end of school year” stuff happening these days, from graduation parties (ranging from pre-k “graduations” all the way up through college and beyond), to weddings (both royal and otherwise), to sports seasons wrapping … Read More

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Peter Arnold’s Three Tips For Resisting Financial Process Automation

Financial Process Automation

Did you see Google’s demonstration of their new virtual assistant technology, Duplex, last week? If you did, like me, probably you were both amazed … and a little bit terrified of the implications. Essentially, Google is close to figuring out how to make it so that machines and robots can engage in regular human interaction — with the human being … Read More

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A 12-Point Financial Health Check For Cape Cod Families And Individuals

financial health

We are now fully engaged in our tax “off season” here in Cape Cod. But interestingly, this is where the real difference that we can make on behalf of our tax preparation clients is actually made. We’re diving into the new tax legislation, and attending classes (online and in person) to get clarity, even as the IRS releases various new … Read More

Peter D ArnoldA 12-Point Financial Health Check For Cape Cod Families And Individuals

Four Tips For Cape Cod Couples To Make Money and Marriage Work Together

money and marriage

It seems like crooks these days keep finding new ways to trick people here in Cape Cod into giving them more money. And no, I’m not talking about Congress. Last week, for those of us in the tax professional world in Cape Cod who are paying attention (because let’s be honest — many of our colleagues are still on vacation), … Read More

Peter D ArnoldFour Tips For Cape Cod Couples To Make Money and Marriage Work Together

3+ Reasons Why Cape Cod Taxpayers Might Need to File an Amended Return

amended return

Well, we did it. You did it. We made it through the tax busy season. Every year, when I shut our Cape Cod office door on April 15th (the 17th this year — er, the 18th, because of the IRS “issues”), I feel a huge weight lift off of my shoulders. Going home that day is very nice. We work hard around here … Read More

Peter D Arnold3+ Reasons Why Cape Cod Taxpayers Might Need to File an Amended Return

The Joys Of Providing Professional Tax Services To Cape Cod

Professional Tax Services

Well, our primary work for this tax season in Cape Cod has just about wrapped up. But notice I said “primary”, there … you see, unlike some professional tax services in Cape Cod, we make it a point to do a bit more than simply “fill out forms” on your behalf. I’ll tell you more about that in a moment. … Read More

Peter D ArnoldThe Joys Of Providing Professional Tax Services To Cape Cod

Peter Arnold’s Tax Extension Breakdown

tax extension

It’s the final full week of tax season, and our office in Cape Cod is hopping! But yes, I’m still taking the the time to step away for a moment and write to you, my friend. Lots of business to communicate today, with the deadline of Tuesday, April 17th, right around the corner. And, fret not — if you have all your … Read More

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