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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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Earnings for All Seasons

Earnings for All Seasons

Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?

The Fed and How It Got That Way

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Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation

Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.

 

The Anatomy of an Index

The S&P 500 represents a large portion of the value of the U.S. equity market, it may be worth understanding.

Protecting Your Business from the Loss of a Key Person

Business owners may be able to protect themselves from the financial consequences of losing a key employee.

Keeping Good Records is Good Business

Maintaining good records for your business not only helps to meet your tax and legal obligations, but it can save you money.

Rebalancing Your Portfolio

Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.

What Is a Stretch IRA?

If you have a traditional IRA, you may have the opportunity to extend its tax-deferred status across multiple generations.

The Average American Budget

Learn about the average American budget in this fun and interactive piece.

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Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

What Is the Dividend Yield?

This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.

Contributing to an IRA?

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

What Is My Current Net Worth?

Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

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

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Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

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

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

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Surprises

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

Perception vs. Reality

There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

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

16 Wall Street Cliches in 60 Seconds

Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.

What Smart Investors Know

Savvy investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

Understanding the SECURE Act

Explaining the SECURE Act and how the changes affect your retirement strategy.

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