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For those clients over 50 years of age, our tax professionals will help prepare your taxes for $99 and identify every opportunity for you to save money. We'll also guide you to practices that can save you even more on your taxes in years to come.  And even if  you are under 50 years of age, we still offer a competitive price starting at $149 for the cost of tax preparation.

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What to Look for in Personal Finance Apps

What to Look for in Personal Finance Apps

An increasing number have been developed to help individuals with their personal finances.

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.

Immediate vs. Deferred Annuities

Immediate vs. Deferred Annuities

Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.

 

Retirement Traps to Avoid

Beware of these traps that could upend your retirement.

You May Need to Make Estimated Tax Payments If…

Have income that isn’t subject to tax withholding? Or insufficient withholdings? You may have to pay estimated taxes.

The Anatomy of a Supplemental Health Plan

Here’s a guide to explain all the parts of Medicare.

Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date

Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."

Insurance Needs Assessment: Married With Children

When you’re married and have children, insurance needs will be different.

Rebalancing Your Portfolio

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

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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 Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

Tax Freedom Day

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

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

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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.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

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

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Perception vs. Reality

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

Retiring the 4% Rule

A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?

Investments

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

The Cost of Procrastination

Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.

What Smart Investors Know

Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

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