Jerry Coon

THE TAX ATTIC with Jerry Coon

August 9, 2012 // 0 Comments

Jerry Coon “We are masters of our own deception.” Bryan Boersma, Rockford Reformed Church’s Associate Pastor, started his sermon last Sunday by attributing this quote to one of his favorite authors, Frederick Buechner. Bryan actually said he thought this was a quote from Mr. Buechner, but couldn’t put his finger on it. I have read some of Mr. Buechner’s writings [...]

THE TAX ATTIC with Jerry Coon

August 2, 2012 // 0 Comments

Jerry Coon What is ‘Obamacare’? Last Saturday, I saw a clear example of what causes road rage. I’m not condoning it, but I wouldn’t have been surprised to see an accident occur because of it. After having played two slow-pitch ball games Saturday morning in Kentwood, I was limping my way home on the expressway. Mentally, I was limping because we lost both ends of [...]

THE TAX ATTIC with Jerry Coon

July 26, 2012 // 0 Comments

A nonpartisan solution Jerry Coon I recently attended a conference for Money Concepts, the broker dealer firm that I am associated with for the financial planning portion of my business. One of the speakers was Dan Greenwell, a very successful and longtime associate in the Money Concepts system from Money Concept’s Kentucky Bluegrass Region. Dan titled his talk [...]

THE TAX ATTIC with Jerry Coon

July 19, 2012 // 0 Comments

Affordable Care Act, Social Security Jerry Coon In a 5-4 split decision, the Supreme Court ruled that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was constitutional. The Court ruled that Congress has the power and authority to create and pass a law that taxes people for not complying with the law. In this case, if a person doesn’t sign up for health insurance, there [...]

THE TAX ATTIC with Jerry Coon

July 12, 2012 // 0 Comments

Myths involving Social Security Jerry Coon Last week, two significant developments occurred that affect Rockford residents. First, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued its Preliminary Assessment Recommendation for the Wolverine Worldwide former tannery site downtown. The report concluded that the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) and [...]
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