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Planning today for the potential of tomorrow.

Our personalized financial planning process is designed to explore your goals, dreams, values, and financial objectives. Each one of our clients has different goals and expectations for their wealth, and we specialize in developing custom strategies to support their goals. We pledge to honor our clients’ trust in us by giving them only objective advice, guidance, and strategies best suited to meet their personal goals.

We help our clients build a worry-free financial future and a comfortable, secure retirement through comprehensive financial planning and prudent investment strategies. Our clients are mostly high-net-worth individuals and small business owners who are seeking to develop a long-term relationship with a trusted advisor.

We understand that everyone’s retirement and life dreams are different, and we specialize in developing completely customized strategies that are designed to help you get closer to your life goals. Making the right financial decisions is critical to building wealth, and we provide the prudent advice, guidance, and support that our clients need to stay on track.

We work closely with other independent experts to help you:

  • Increase your net worth
  • Protect your wealth
  • Leverage tax-efficient financial strategies to pay less in taxes
  • Prepare for the comfortable retirement of your dreams

A tax-efficient financial strategy may help you pursue your goals and dreams. We design these strategies for successful people who want to maintain and enhance their standard of living and their net worth, while reducing their income tax and estate tax burden.

 

Helpful Content

Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.

Critical Estate Documents

Critical Estate Documents

Sound estate management includes creating financial and healthcare documents. Here's an inside look.

Important Birthdays Over 50

Important Birthdays Over 50

Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.

 

What Is a 1035 Exchange?

1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.

Planning for the Expected

You can plan ahead to protect yourself and your family against the financial consequences of deteriorating health.

Revising Estate Strategy Assumptions

Estate tax exemptions rules appear to be stabilizing, prompting many to reconsider conventional estate strategies.

A Taxing Story: Capital Gains and Losses

Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.

Social Security: Five Facts You Need to Know

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

How the Federal Reserve Works

Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.

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Federal Income Tax

Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

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

Comparing Mortgage Terms

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

Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

Long-Term-Care Needs

Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

Tax Freedom Day

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

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

Tax Management Strategies

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

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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Perception vs. Reality

There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

The Good Ship IPO

The seas of the market are constantly shifting, and whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.

The Real Cost of a Vacation Home

What if instead of buying that home, you invested that money?

Where Is the Market Headed?

We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”

Will You Pay the AMT?

Despite recent tax-law changes, many Americans are expected to pay the AMT this year.

The Business Cycle

How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?

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