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Level Up Financial Planning’s Commitment to Giving Back to the Community

Level Up Financial Planning joins the Pledge 1% movement. Adds a fun twist for clients to vote based on achievement point system.


April 12, 2019 0
Man chasing after money

The Downside to Making the Most Money You Ever Have

Is it possible to be in a worse position because you are making the most money you ever have? It happens more than you think. It’s not just the tax impact of additional income, but many of the lifestyle decisions that build up over time.


April 9, 2019 0
LIst of impacts of a recession on an individual.

How a Recession Could Impact You Strategy Guide

Instead of worrying about the next recession, understand how a recession could impact you and begin to build a game plan so that you are best prepared for the next recession.


December 22, 2018 0
Why Level Up Financial Planning is different

Why Level Up Financial Planning?

If you found this post, you are probably wondering to yourself what is up with the fun name for a financial planning firm? That is not normal. You may also be thinking why would I choose such a non-conventional company to navigate my important financial planning decisions? Well, I do not expect to be a fit for everyone. However, those who have found me to be a great fit, really benefit from not only the…
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December 10, 2018 0
Debt Management Strategy

How to Efficiently Manage Debt Strategy Guide

Debt may be unavoidable, but that doesn’t mean that it has to weigh you down. Efficiently managing debt may allow you to obtain a higher paying job, have a higher quality of life, and grow your wealth faster. The key is having a game plan and staying focused so that you avoid some of the common downsides of debt.


April 30, 2019 0
Restricted Stock Unit Tax Projections

Restricted Stock Units (RSUs) Tax Calculator

Use the RSU Tax Calculator to estimate the impact of taxes when your RSUs vest. You can also calculate your employer stock concentration after vesting.


April 23, 2019 0

Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) Calculator

Use the calculator to estimate your potentially guaranteed return rate on your employer stock purchase plan (ESPP). The only way to lock in the return is to try and sell the shares as soon as they are purchased. This will result in taxes being recognized in the year of the sale, which you can also project in the calculator below. Depending on the demand for this calculator, I may add additional features like hypothetical tax…
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April 23, 2019 0
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