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We are a small, independent wealth management firm focused on helping clients align their resources and goals. Their success energizes our commitment to critical thinking, a clear, understandable strategy and appropriate recommendations. Each client is unique and deserves a personalized approach to their situation. We are free of obligations to banks, Wall Street brokers and proprietary investment packages.

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A Brief History of Estate Taxes

A Brief History of Estate Taxes

Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.

Ready for Retirement?

Ready for Retirement?

Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.

What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money

What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money

Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.

 

Retirement Traps to Avoid

Beware of these traps that could upend your retirement.

Asset Allocation

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

The Pre-Retirement Checklist

This checklist can give you a quick snapshot of how prepared you are.

4 Reasons for the Return of Market Volatility

Why have the markets been so volatile recently?

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.

What the New Tax Bill Means for You

What does the Tax Reform and Jobs Act mean for you?

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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.

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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.

What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?

$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money

Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.

Bridging the Confidence Gap

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

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