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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

The Rule of 72

The Rule of 72

Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.

Where Is the Market Headed?

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?”

A Look at Diversification

A Look at Diversification

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

 

4 Reasons for the Return of Market Volatility

Why have the markets been so volatile recently?

A Brief Guide To Condo Insurance

Important items to consider when purchasing condo insurance.

Strategies For Managing Student Loan Debt

Five strategies for managing your student debt.

A Primer on Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts

Irrevocable life insurance trusts can be important tools that may accomplish a number of estate objectives.

Inflation - Back to the Future

Even low inflation rates over an extended period of time can impact your finances in retirement.

Retirement Traps to Avoid

Beware of these traps that could upend your retirement.

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What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

My Retirement Savings

Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.

Contributing to an IRA?

Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

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Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

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The Junk Drawer Approach to Investing

It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.

Women and Retirement

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

When Do You Need a Will?

When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.

The Power of Compound Interest

Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.

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?”

The Business Cycle

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

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