The Difficulty (and the Power) of Thanksgiving

Perhaps it’s because of the craziness of the past year and a half, maybe it’s the local Sugar Land the weather … but for some reason, the holiday season has caught us off guard over here at Britz Financial Group. Wasn’t it just the end of summer the other day? This year particularly, with the heightened tax season, political turmoil, … Read More

The Difficulty (and the Power) of Thanksgiving

Real Estate BRRRR Strategy Pros and Cons for Sugar Land Investors

Before I discuss the real estate BRRRR strategy, let’s talk about a current pressing topic that’s going to fuel investment talk. With numbers released last week, one thing is very obvious: inflation is here, and it is a problem for most Sugar Land taxpayers. At least for now. I want to remind you that they refer to these trends as … Read More

Real Estate BRRRR Strategy Pros and Cons for Sugar Land Investors

Pam Britz’s Take on Paying Off Your Mortgage Early

We are for sure seeing a “turn signal” of sorts around here as 2022 barrels its way onto the horizon. How about you? Are you beginning to start thinking about next year? The turn of the seasons means a lot of different things to many people, but it seems just yesterday that we were doing summer things … and now … Read More

Pam Britz’s Take on Paying Off Your Mortgage Early

Pam Britz’s Insights on How to Choose the Right Health Insurance Plan

November has officially begun. Decisions are upon us. All of the normal holiday decisions, like which Lego set to buy the little one or which relatives to invite (or not invite) for Thanksgiving dinner, are dancing through our heads as the seasons change. But not only are we getting wrapped up in (see what I did there?) holiday season decisions, … Read More

Pam Britz’s Insights on How to Choose the Right Health Insurance Plan

Pam Britz’s Primer on Sports Betting and Taxes

Just less than five years ago, certain sports figures were being threatened with suspension for even APPEARING at collectibles events in which a sports betting company was a sponsor. Now there is an NFL-endorsed provider of sports betting (for those states in which it is legal … a list which is likely to eventually include ALL states for reasons of … Read More

Pam Britz’s Primer on Sports Betting and Taxes

Getting Started in Real Estate Investing: Some Tips for Sugar Land Investors

Depending on what kind of news you’re consuming these days or how much you’re paying attention, you might not have been noticing the inflation signals that are popping all over the place. This does have implications for Sugar Land taxpayers of all stripes — and we will certainly be keeping an eye out for you. One aspect of this is … Read More

Getting Started in Real Estate Investing: Some Tips for Sugar Land Investors

How Sugar Land Retirees Can Maximize Social Security Benefits

We’re almost there. Extended returns are due Friday, October 15th (for most – saving certain federally declared disaster areas). So, bear with us a little this week as we handle a bunch of last-minute things for the last-minute Sugar Land people. But today, I thought I’d take up a different topic. Monthly benefits from Social Security used to join pensions … Read More

How Sugar Land Retirees Can Maximize Social Security Benefits

Taxes for Teens: What Sugar Land Parents Need to Teach Their First-Time Filers

Last week I talked about smart ways to launch your financial life for young people. And you know what is kind of hilarious? I forgot to talk about TAXES for Sugar Land teens. Yes, yes I did. So, I’m fixing that today. Before I do: one more reminder that October 15th is the deadline for extended federal tax returns for … Read More

Taxes for Teens: What Sugar Land Parents Need to Teach Their First-Time Filers

Pam Britz’s Four Keys To Shape Your Financial Future During College

I wish I had been smarter about money when I was younger. (You too?) Now, when I observe the power of compounding interest, and the kinds of possibilities available to those Sugar Land residents who have accumulated an asset base (however “small” it might seem) … I realize now that I wasn’t as smart back then as I thought I … Read More

Pam Britz’s Four Keys To Shape Your Financial Future During College

Fixing Your Credit Score: How Sugar Land Spenders Can Build Better Credit

We’re nearing the end of “extension season” around here at Britz Financial Group … and it’s been a doozy. With so many changes thrown at us, word on the tax professional street is there are going to be a lot of very tired and very grateful Sugar Land CPAs and tax pros after October 15th. (Which, after all, *is* the … Read More

Fixing Your Credit Score: How Sugar Land Spenders Can Build Better Credit