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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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18 Years Worth of Days

18 Years Worth of Days

The average retirement lasts for 18 years. Are you prepared to fill that many days?

A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.

Retirement Traps to Avoid

Retirement Traps to Avoid

Beware of these traps that could upend your retirement.

 

Estimating Your Estate Taxes

Estate tax laws have changed a few times in recent years. Do you know the new rules?

4 Reasons for the Return of Market Volatility

Why have the markets been so volatile recently?

The Pre-Retirement Checklist

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

Get Paid for Going Green

Those looking into environmentally minded home modifications may get a boost from Uncle Sam’s tax incentives.

9 Facts About Retirement

Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.

A Look at Diversification

Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.

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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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RE: Retirement

How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?

It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times

All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.

Women and Retirement

Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.

Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.

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.

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