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TAXES, FINANCIAL PLANNING AND ACCOUNTING SERVICES

Welcome to our Web site, where you’ll find a wealth of information in the form of newsletter articles, calculators, and research reports.

We are fortunate to be able to work with individuals and small business owners on their tax, financial planning and accounting needs. We hope your visit will help you understand the opportunities and potential rewards that are available when you take a proactive approach to your personal financial situation. We have created this Web site to help you gain a better understanding of the financial concepts behind insurance, investing, retirement, estate planning, and wealth preservation. Most important, we hope you see the value of working with skilled professionals to pursue your financial goals.

This type of relationship frequently develops when we work with you on your taxes, or if you own your own business, when we help you with your accounting needs. We would be happy to meet with you to discuss your needs in these areas as well. Please note that the initial consultation is complimentary!

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Helpful Content

Keeping Up with the Joneses

Keeping Up with the Joneses

Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?

What to Look for in an Extended-Care Policy

What to Look for in an Extended-Care Policy

Here’s a list of 8 questions to ask that may help you better understand the costs and benefits of extended-care insurance.

When Do You Need a Will?

When Do You Need a Will?

When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.

 

Social Security: Five Facts You Need to Know

Here are five facts about Social Security that are important to keep in mind.

Inflation & Your Money

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

Disability and Your Finances

In the event of an unforeseen accident or illness, disability insurance may be a good way to protect your income and savings.

When Should You Take Social Security

Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.

The Five Basics of Financial Literacy

How literate are you when it comes to your finances? Brush up with these five basics.

Bull & Bear Markets: A Timeline

This helpful infographic will define bull and bear markets, as well as give a historical overview.

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Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

Tax Freedom Day

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

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.

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.

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Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

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When Markets React

When markets shift, experienced investors stick to their strategy.

Your DNA Test

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

Questions to Consider When Buying a Vacation Home

Doing your research is key before buying a vacation home.

Risk Tolerance: What’s Your Style?

Learn about what risk tolerance really means in this helpful and insightful video.

Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?

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

Stay Safe with a B.O.P. At Your Back

Learn about the advantages of Business Owner Policies with this highly educational and fun animated video.

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