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Mission Statement

DESIGN

  • We listen to identify your dreams and goals
  • We gather, organize and analyze your financial information
  • We make recommendations based upon your needs

GROW

  • We agree upon clear objectives and risk expectations
  • We monitor your investments and track the progress
  • We refine and revise along the way

PROTECT

  • We offer investment strategies with downside protection for unpredictable markets
  • We offer insurance solutions which are an important foundation to all financial plans
  • We assist you with creating a legacy for future generations
  • We help protect your family from life’s unexpected challenges

Helpful Content

Tax Reform: Before and After

Tax Reform: Before and After

What did the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act change? Here's a quick snapshot.

Do Your Kids Know The Value of a Silver Spoon?

Do Your Kids Know The Value of a Silver Spoon?

You taught them how to read and how to ride a bike, but have you taught your children how to manage money?

Understanding Long-Term Care

Understanding Long-Term Care

Understanding the types of long-term-care services—and what those services could cost—may be critical.

 

How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?

Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.

A House Divided

By understanding a few key concepts during a divorce, you may be able to avoid common pitfalls.

Asset Allocation

Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.

A Cheat Sheet for Sending Your Kid to College

Dropping off your son or daughter is loaded with emotions; here are a few tips for a smoother experience.

The Investment Risk No One’s Ever Heard Of

You face a risk for which the market does not compensate you, that can not be easily reduced through diversification.

Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill

How long does a $20 bill last?

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Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

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

Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

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.

Assess Your Life Insurance Needs

This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

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

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Tax Management Strategies

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

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.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

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An Arm and a Leg

A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.

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.

Estate Management 101

A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate

What Smart Investors Know

Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

Bridging the Confidence Gap

In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.

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