4 Great Reasons to Invest in 2018

4 Great Reasons to Invest in 2018

Over half of Americans do not own any stocks, or stock-related investments, such as mutual funds, according to Bankrate’s Money Pulse survey. Individuals may cite different reasons for not investing, but with important long-term financial goals, such as retirement, in the balance, the reasons may not be good enough.

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Basket of eggs referencing a look at diversification by Grandview Asset Management

A Look at Diversification

Ancient Chinese merchants are said to have developed a unique way to reduce their risk. They would divide their shipments among several different vessels. That way, if one ship were to sink or be attacked by pirates, the rest stood a good chance of getting through and the majority of the shipment could be saved. Your investment portfolio may benefit from that same logic.

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Grandview Asset Management blog on how to appeal your property taxes

How to Appeal your Property Taxes

Typically fewer than 5 percent of taxpayers dispute their assessment. For homeowners who think their local government may have assessed their property’s value too high, there are ways to appeal and potentially win a lower assessment, which may save hundreds or even thousands of dollars annually in future taxes.

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What the New Tax Bill Means for You

What the New Tax Bill Means for You

According to the Wall Street Journal, the enactment of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act represents “the most sweeping overhaul of the U.S. tax code in more than 30 years.” For millions of businesses and Americans, it means an altered financial and investment landscape with new opportunities and challenges in the years ahead. Keep in mind, that the information in this material is not intended as tax advice, and may not be used for the purpose of avoiding any federal tax penalties.

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Fear of getting audited is real blog by Grandview Asset Management

Fear of Getting Audited

We know the fear of getting audited is real. The word "audit" alone is enough to strike fear into tax payers. Being audited doesn't necessarily mean you did anything wrong, or that the IRS suspects wrong doing. Here are some sound tax practices that may reduce the chance of an audit.

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Bitcoin 101 by Grandview Asset Management

Bitcoin 101

Bitcoins can be purchased on a bitcoin currency exchange and transferred to a digital bitcoin wallet. It should be noted that bitcoins have been subject to sharp and rapid changes in value, rendering their value highly unpredictable at any given time. Its commitment to a limited production is fundamental to its objective of retaining value, unlike other national currencies, which may be devalued by printing excess supply to meet economic and political ends.

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