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and professionalism in our relationship with you, our client. We endeavor to know and understand
your financial situation completely and provide you with only the highest quality information,
services, and products to help you reach your goals.

 

Helpful Content

Making Your Tax Bracket Work

Making Your Tax Bracket Work

Have you explored all of your choices when it comes to managing your taxable income?

U.S. Personal Savings Rate

U.S. Personal Savings Rate

What can be learned from the savings rate?

The ABCs of Zero Coupon Bonds

The ABCs of Zero Coupon Bonds

Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.

 

What Do Your Taxes Pay For?

Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.

Best Performing Asset Classes

Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.

Estimating the Cost of College

This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.

Inflation & Your Money

It's important to understand how inflation is reported and how it can affect investments.

Are Women and Financial Strategies a Mismatch?

Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their futures to chance.

Assess Life Insurance Needs

How to help determine life insurance needs to provide for your family after you pass away.

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Tax Freedom Day

Assess how many days you'll work in 2012 to pay federal tax liability.

Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

Home Mortgage Deduction

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

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability, along with average and marginal tax rates.

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

Disability Income

This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.

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Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

Tax Management Strategies

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

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Do You Feel Lucky?

Recent changes in estate tax laws could affect the strategy you have in place.

The Cycle of Investing

Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.

The Other Sure Thing

Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime, and those we love may suffer if we are not prepared.

Perception vs. Reality

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

Your DNA Test

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

The Cost of Procrastination

Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.

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