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Howard Hertz, EA, CFP®, RFC

Financial Advisor

Office: (925) 469-1040

howard.hertz@trivalleytax.com

Sheryl Hertz, EA, ATP, ATC

Tax Advisor

Office: (925) 469-1040

sheryl.hertz@trivalleytax.com

Laura Walsh, CRTP

Office Manager

Office: (925) 469-1040

laura.walsh@trivalleytax.com

Serving Individuals

We can help take some of the mystery out of preparing for your financial future.

Business Planning

Insight and information for employers and employees.

Investment Strategy

Let us provide you with the guidance that can help you understand and better define your financial goals. (Investment and financial planning services are offered by Howard Hertz through his affiliation with HD Vest)

Helpful Content

Insurance Needs Assessment: Married With Children

Insurance Needs Assessment: Married With Children

When you’re married and have children, insurance needs will be different.

Social Security: Maximizing Benefits

Social Security: Maximizing Benefits

There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.

Caring for Aging Parents

Caring for Aging Parents

As our nation ages, many Americans are turning their attention to caring for aging parents.

 

Best Performing Asset Classes

Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.

Protection Against Uninsured Drivers

You’re hit by an uninsured driver. Now what? Are you protected against financial losses?

“Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams to Watch For

Every year the IRS releases its list of tax scams, spotlighting some ways that people try to separate you from your money.

Errors and Omissions Insurance

E&O insurance is specifically designed to protect you, or your company, from the risk of a client’s dissatisfaction.

Six Most Overlooked Tax Deductions

Six overlooked tax deductions to help manage your tax bill.

Keep Your Umbrella Handy

Umbrella liability can be a fairly inexpensive way to help shelter current assets and future income from the unexpected.

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What Is My Life Expectancy?

Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

Bi-Weekly Payments

This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

Estimate Your RMD

Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

Assess Your Life Insurance Needs

This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.

Contributing to an IRA?

Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

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Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

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A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.

Where Is the Market Headed?

We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”

The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?

The Rule of 72

Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.

Surprises

Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

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