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Full-service and independent financial planning firm.

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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

Rebalancing Your Portfolio

Rebalancing Your Portfolio

Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.

Perception vs. Reality

Perception vs. Reality

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

Four Really Good Reasons to Invest

Four Really Good Reasons to Invest

There are four very good reasons to start investing. Do you know what they are?

 

The Value of Insuring Against Life’s Risks

Building wealth requires protection from the forces of wealth destruction.

What Is a Roth 401(k)?

Roth 401(k) plans combine features of traditional 401(k) plans with those of a Roth IRA.

Understanding Homeowner’s Insurance

Purchasing homeowners insurance is critical for protecting your home.

Directors and Officers Liability Insurance

Not only can D&O insurance provide financial protection, but it can help improve an organization’s decision-making.

Protecting Your Home Against Flood Loss

Protect yourself against the damage that your homeowners policy doesn’t cover.

The Economic Journey of Your Morning Coffee

Few contemplate the complex journey that brought their coffee from farm to kitchen table.

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What Is the Dividend Yield?

This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

Inflation & Retirement

Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.

Saving for College

This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.

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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.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

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Investments

You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.

The Good Ship IPO

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

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

Bursting the Bubble

Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?

Emerging Market Opportunities

What are your options for investing in emerging markets?

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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