Articles by: Anthony Rivieccio

Financial Focus: The Path to a Bigger Tax Refund for 2021 – Business & Self-Employment (Part 3 of 7)

Financial Focus: The Path to a Bigger Tax Refund for 2021 – Business & Self-Employment (Part 3 of 7)

By PROF. ANTHONY RIVIECCIO, MBA, PFA If you have been keeping track of our income tax deduction series, you should have learned much already on our first two subjects: children and itemized deductions. Please go to our prior issues to […]

by · February 11, 2020 · Financial Management
Financial Focus: The Path to Your 2021 Tax Return – Children! (Part 2 of 7)

Financial Focus: The Path to Your 2021 Tax Return – Children! (Part 2 of 7)

By Professor Anthony Rivieccio MBA PFA If you read part one of our seven-part series on how to get all your tax money back, we will now discuss one of the best, one of the most complicated and one of […]

by · January 23, 2020 · Bulletin Board
Financial Focus: The Path to a Bigger Tax Refund for 2021 (Part 1 of 7)

Financial Focus: The Path to a Bigger Tax Refund for 2021 (Part 1 of 7)

By PROFESSOR ANTHONY RIVIECCIO, MBA PFA Most people mistakenly think that tax preparation is tax planning time. But by thinking this way, they think they could “erase” or “add” things that happened in 2019 when it is now 2020. So […]

Financial Focus: Getting a Loan While Al Capone is Doing Your Taxes?

Financial Focus: Getting a Loan While Al Capone is Doing Your Taxes?

By PROF. ANTHONY RIVIECCIO, MBA PFA Twenty five years ago, we woke up to the phrase rapid refund! And many of the big income tax preparations companies advertised this misleading phrase–and the people ran there–to find out it was not […]

by · January 9, 2020 · Financial Management
President-elect Donald J. Trump won a stunning and decisive victory over Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton on Tuesday November 8.

Financial Focus: Donald Trump Is A Tax Genius

Financial Focus: Donald Trump has not paid taxes in 3 decades; He’s a genius! Just like personal itemized tax deductions and credits — all designed to lower our income and allowing us to pay less or, in some cases, no […]

U.S. Federal Reserve Vice Chair Yellen stands after testifying during a confirmation hearing on her nomination to be the next chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve before the Senate Banking Committee in Washington.

Financial Focus: Interest rates are going up. What should you do?

Interest Rates Are Going Up. What Do You Do? By Anthony Rivieccio, MBA, PFA Will they or won’t they? Last week, interest-rate watchers and the investing public saw The Fed say, “No change.” Well, at least, for the next 30 days. […]

Financial Focus: Trump vs Clinton — Their Tax Plan (Part 3)

Financial Focus: Trump vs Clinton — Their Tax Plan (Part 3)

Trump vs Clinton: Their Tax Plan, Our Economy, Your pocketbook. Who wins? Who loses? (Part 3) By Anthony Rivieccio, MBA If you followed the first two parts of our story, let’s remember some of the simple but most important things we […]

by · September 9, 2016 · Financial Focus, Personal Finance
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Financial Focus: Trump vs Clinton: Their tax plan and our Economy: Who wins, who loses!

Trump vs Clinton: Their Tax Plans and our Economy — Who wins, who loses!  (Part 2 of 3) Anthony Rivieccio, MBA For this discussion it will be helpful to think of our economy as working on four buckets of ” […]

Financial Focus: Trump vs Clinton And Your Pocketbook

Financial Focus: Trump vs Clinton And Your Pocketbook

Trump vs Clinton Who’s right for your (and America’s)  pocketbook? (Part 1 of 3) Anthony Rivieccio, MBA, PFA If the fight for the presidency comes down to economics (and pocketbook issues) this election day, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are offering two […]

Financial Focus: June Economic Report Says Consumer Spending Is Up

Financial Focus: June Economic Report Says Consumer Spending Is Up

Financial Focus: Consumer spending up 0.4% Do Consumers Rule? Anthony Rivieccio, MBA, PFA Let’s remember one important thing ! In our country, the consumer rules. Over 70 percent of Gross Domestic Product is determined by consumer spending. Gross domestic product expanded at a 1.2 […]

Financial Focus: Amending Your Tax Return With Form 1040X

Financial Focus: Amending Your Tax Return With Form 1040X

Financial Focus: How do I fix my taxes and get MY EXTRA TAX MONEY BACK? By Anthony Rivieccio, MBA, PFA Mistakes happen. And sometimes, no matter how careful you are, those mistakes happen on a federal income tax return. You […]

Financial Focus: Brexit Vote Wins, Is America Bullish On Britain?

Financial Focus: Brexit Vote Wins, Is America Bullish On Britain?

Financial Focus: Britain votes Independence! Is America about to buy Britain? by Anthony Rivieccio, MBA, PFA Boy, what a last three weeks it has been for the world’s financial markets and the US economy. Three weeks ago, Great Britain, the second […]

Financial Focus: Will I Outlive My Pension and Savings

Financial Focus: Will I Outlive My Pension and Savings

Financial Focus: Will my money outlive me? By Anthony Rivieccio. MBA, PFA Today, retirement is funded by many sources including: pension income, Social Security income, and personal savings.  So do you know how long you’re going to live after retirement at […]

Financial Focus: Start Tax Planning Now

Financial Focus: Start Tax Planning Now

So you want a bigger tax refund next year? Start tax planning now.   by Anthony Rivieccio MBA, PFA So, you got your tax refund! Happy? Should it be bigger? Do you want a larger refund next year? If so, then […]

Financial Focus: Tax Season is almost over!

Financial Focus: Tax Season is almost over! Have you filed already? by Anthony C Rivieccio, MBA, PFA We’re coming to the deadline! No more procrastination. Do you have all your receipts? Are you ready to file? Relax, you have at […]