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Helping Americans navigate these troubling times

Our commitment is to help you work towards achieving all your financial goals and to provide you with a “worry free” retirement. That is a tall order in today's environment. With the Coronavirus affect on our health, our health care services and the global economy, things are unsettled at best. We recognize and feel first hand the anxiety that is present in this moment. At the same time we see and believe this will pass.  Being properly positioned for the years ahead, especially if you are close to retirement, is paramount. We consider it an honor and a privilege to help our clients work towards making sound investment decisions that will contribute toward a secure future even in the midst of unprecedented events.

We have long used virtual meeting technology, so we are open for business during these times, and can visit one on one without you leaving your home. 

 

5 Smart Investing Strategies

5 Smart Investing Strategies

Getting what you want out of your money may require the right game plan.

Retirement Plan Distributions

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement.

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

 

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These food myths will really put a drain on your wallet.

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The item most homeowners forget on their home improvement project checklist is insurance.

A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List

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That big list of dreams and goals isn't the only way to look at your bucket list.

 

The Value of Insuring Against Life’s Risks

Building wealth requires protection from the forces of wealth destruction.

What If You Get Audited?

The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.

Catch-Up Contributions

Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.

Split Annuity Strategy

Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.

Is Term Life Insurance for You?

Term insurance is the simplest form of life insurance. Here's how it works.

When to Self-Insure

Choosing to bear the financial burden of an adverse event is called self-insuring. Do you know what that entails?

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Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

Comparing Investments

This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.

How Much Home Can I Afford?

With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.

Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

Home Mortgage Deduction

Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.

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Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

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The Junk Drawer Approach to Investing

It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.

When Markets React

When markets shift, experienced investors stick to their strategy.

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?”

18 Years’ Worth of Days

The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?

Your DNA Test

If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.

Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?

There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?

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