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Managing your financial assets is really a continuous journey, with distinct stages including accumulating wealth during your working career, and then distributing the highest possible income stream to provide for a comfortable and secure retirement. In addition, there are important events along the way such as education, vacations, weddings, unforeseen financial needs and the opportunity to leave a legacy.
Like any successful journey, you need a plan – beginning with the end in mind - and someone to help guide you along the way. That’s what we do. As financial planning specialists, we work with our clients to proactively plan their financial future.
Pay Yourself First
It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.
A Look at Whole Life Insurance
Whole life insurance remains in force as long as you remain current with premiums. Here's how it works.
Should I Invest In REITs?
Are Real Estate Investment Trusts right for your portfolio?
Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.
Six overlooked tax deductions to help manage your tax bill.
Here are five facts about Social Security that are important to keep in mind.
Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.
A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."
What’s the deal with your yearly free credit report?
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.
Despite recent tax-law changes, many Americans are expected to pay the AMT this year.
Women are great at multi-tasking. But many drop the ball when preparing for retirement.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, covering how bond laddering works.
Changes are coming to Social Security on May 1st, 2016.
Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.