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Mission Statement

In an ever changing world, we strive to offer clients customized solutions and guidance when making important decisions concerning financial planning, personal and business insurance protection, and investment management.

Through personalized customer service and the use of sophisticated tools, in-depth analysis and appropriate investment vehicles, we endeavor to exceed our clients’ expectations regardless of how simple or complex their objectives.


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Our Team

We strive to offer clients customized solutions and peace of mind when making important decisions concerning financial planning, personal and business insurance protection, and investment management.  We can help you address your needs of today and for many years to come. 

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Wealth Management

We strive to encompass the current and future needs of our clients' financial life. Some of the varied financial advice and wealth management services we provide include skilled money management, investment strategy, insurance consulting, tax analysis, and retirement and estate planning.

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Dollars and Sen$e

Tune in to "Dollars and Sen$e", our monthly cable television show. Every month, we dive deeper into our viewers’ most pressing financial concerns and cover topics such as retirement planning, insurance needs, and other planning matters. "Dollars and Sen$e" airs on PCTV.

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Helpful Content

Test Your Estate Strategy Knowledge

Test Your Estate Strategy Knowledge

Estate management can help ensure that your assets are transferred according to your wishes while managing tax issues.

Should You Borrow from Your 401(k)?

Should You Borrow from Your 401(k)?

Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?

Why You Need an Estate Strategy

Why You Need an Estate Strategy

Do you have an estate strategy? You should.

 

Insurance Needs Assessment: When You're Young and Single

Even if you’re young and single, you should still consider protecting yourself.

Making Sense of U.S. Household Net Worth

A look inside the U.S. government's statistics on household net worth.

Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill

How long does a $20 bill last?

How Financial Advisors Are Compensated

Read this overview to learn how financial advisors are compensated.

The Utility of Sector Investing

Successful sector investing is dependent upon an accurate analysis about when to rotate in and out.

IRA Withdrawals that Escape the 10% Tax Penalty

The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.

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Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

Saving for Retirement

This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.

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.

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

What Is My Current Net Worth?

Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

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Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

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The New Wild West: Bitcoin

Bitcoin’s future is uncertain, but one thing is for sure: it’s the wild west out there, and there is no sheriff in town.

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

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

Can Election Results Predict the Market?

How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

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

Perception vs. Reality

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

Women and Retirement

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

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