Gaining Financial Freedom
Today’s economic environment presents many challenges. But along with these challenges comes opportunities and potential rewards for those who can identify long-term trends.
Whether you’re facing retirement—or looking to better understand certain investment ideas—we can help you address your most pressing financial questions. We understand the concerns many investors have today about the market and we will help identify strategies to calm those concerns.
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Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
Problems with Probate
Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.
Investment Challenges of the Affluent Investor
Affluent investors face unique challenges when putting together an investment strategy. Make sure you keep these in mind.
The item most homeowners forget on their home improvement project checklist is insurance.
Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.
Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?
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If you want to avoid potential surprises at tax time, it may make sense to know where you stand when it comes to the AMT.
Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
What does your home really cost?
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.