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Managing your investments to align with your goals

We provide holistic financial planning and investment guidance for successful businesses and families.

Over the years, we have found that many of our clients face the common challenge of managing their assets to meet multiple and often competing financial objectives: saving for retirement while funding a current lifestyle, reducing/managing current debt while saving for a child's education, and financially helping/supporting family.

Before working with us many of our clients engaged a broker to select investments and Financial Vehicles - often without a disciplined process or the ability to align the investments to each specific goal or need.

Our goal is to work with each client to create a customized financial plan and investment strategies to efficiently and effectively meet their Life Objectives. We believe our Five-Step Process ensures that each clients' Financial Plan is based on their unique life situations and goals. Plans are accessible to our clients through a personal, online portal 24-7 which is updated daily so they can track account values and their progress toward their goals on a regular basis.

We hope you find the content on this web site informative and educational as you work to align your wealth to your life.

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A Primer on Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts

A Primer on Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts

Irrevocable life insurance trusts can be important tools that may accomplish a number of estate objectives.

Do You Owe The AMT?

Do You Owe The AMT?

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.

The New Wild West: Bitcoin

The New Wild West: Bitcoin

Bitcoin’s future is uncertain, but one thing is for sure: it’s the wild west out there, and there is no sheriff in town.


Four Steps to Valuing an Estate

Determining the value of your estate, or for someone who has passed away, can be a complex undertaking.

Women and Financial Strategies

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

The Great Debate Continues: Active vs. Passive

In investments, one great debate asks the question, “Active or Passive Investing: Which Is Better?”

Donating Art: Taxation Abstraction

The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.

Split Annuity Strategy

Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.

Eight Mistakes That Can Upend Your Retirement

There are common mistakes you can avoid when saving for retirement.

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Home Mortgage Deduction

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

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

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

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

Inflation & Retirement

Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.

What Is My Life Expectancy?

Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

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An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

Tax Management Strategies

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

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The Facts About Income Tax

Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.

The Cost of Procrastination

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

Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?

There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?

The Power of Compound Interest

Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.

Jane Bond: Infiltrating the Market

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?

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