In today’s episode of the Ortho Finance series, we explore the topic: ‘Tax Deductions’ with our guest, Cecil Staton, as we uncover strategies that could potentially save you a lot of money.

Cecil Staton is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, committed to the highest standards of excellence and professionalism in the industry. After earning his bachelor’s degree in Financial Planning from the University of Georgia, he worked for several firms in Atlanta, GA. He now calls Athens, GA home.

Cecil started Arch Financial Planning to make a difference in people’s lives. He helps his clients pay down student loans, reduce taxes, invest smarter, and retire confidently on their terms.

Click here to learn more about Cecil Staton.  

As we dive deep into the world of tax deductions, we break down the myths and mysteries of tax deductions, thereby helping you gain an understanding of tax deductions, which could potentially lead to unlocking significant savings and maximizing your financial well-being. Cecil provides answers to pertinent questions on tax deductions, like:

  • What is the marginal tax rate?
  • What is taxable income?
  • What is the alternative minimum tax?
  • What are some ways to decrease employment taxes?
  • What are some ways to decrease self employment taxes?
  • And many more!


This episode is sponsored by Lawrence B. Keller of Physician Financial Services. 

Larry has been dealing with disability insurance and term life insurance for physicians, and other healthcare professionals, since 1990. In many cases, Larry has access to Guaranteed Standard Issue (GSI) disability insurance policies for Medical Resident and Fellows that does not require medical underwriting. To learn more or to have your existing policies reviewed, feel free to reach out to Larry at (516) 677-6211, by email to [email protected] or While he might not be a doctor’s first phone call regarding their insurance needs, he is often their last.