Author: kbuffo

Music and Finance, Technology

Keeping Records is Awesome – For More than Just Taxes


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by Kyle Buffo

We have entered the season of scrambling for records. Thousands of shoeboxes across the country make their way out for their seasonal use. Smudged gas receipts from last fall, receipts for reeds/strings, and payment records for the musicians you payed are all gathered from random drawers, instrument cases, car consoles, hard drives, and cloud servers.

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Music and Finance, Opportunity

Musicians Need IRA’s – Learn the Basics


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by Kyle Buffo

I talked with a financial manager of a mid-sized family owned business that was going through an estate transition. During the process, she came across some IRA’s owned by the family. Shocked by the low returns of the IRA over the many years owned, she mentioned this to the IRA owner. Since the IRA owner was one of the lead decision makers for a family estate worth well into 8 figures, the financial manger thought there must have been some logic for holding these funds in these particular low-earning investments.

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