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Understanding Today’s Financial Environment

Knowledge is power! It’s also the foundation for intelligent, well-considered decisions. When you have retirement in sight, sound decisions are vital in helping you pursue your goals and avoid costly mistakes that can affect your future.

As financial professionals, we are committed to helping people just like you create solutions for their retirement assets. Once we understand your risk tolerance, time horizon and goals, we'll work diligently to develop a strategy that carefully balances investment strategies with preserving principal.

Today’s economic environment brings challenges. But along with challenges come opportunities and potential rewards. We work closely with our clients to evaluate those opportunities and try to get in position to reap those rewards. We enjoy helping people build a solid financial foundation for the future.

We invite you to check out all the material on our website. If something prompts a question, please send one of us a quick email or call our office. We would enjoy speaking with you.


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How the Federal Reserve Works

Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.

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Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

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

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Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

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Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.

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Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

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Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

Contributing to an IRA?

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

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Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

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Investment Strategies for Retirement

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Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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Once Upon a Goal

Do you know how to set up your financial goals for success? This knight does.

Investments

You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.

The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?

RE: Retirement

How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?

It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times

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