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Once Upon a Goal A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List Surprise! You’ve Got Money! RE: Retirement

"I want to help you get your financial house in order. We are going to do it in an organized and methodical manner. Basically, I want to use all of the resources that are available to me so that I can do my very best for you."

-Brian S. Graf, CRC® -President 


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Budget Check Up: Tax Time Is the Right Time

Budget Check Up: Tax Time Is the Right Time

Tax preparation may be the perfect time to give the household budget a check-up.

Systematic Withdrawals in Retirement

Systematic Withdrawals in Retirement

Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.

Where Will Your Retirement Money Come From?

Where Will Your Retirement Money Come From?

Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.

 

Types of Stock Market Analysis

Most stock market analysis falls into three broad groups: Fundamental, technical, and sentimental. Here’s a look at each.

Estate Management Checklist

Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.

How Insurance Deductibles Work

Knowing how insurance deductibles work can help you save money and give you peace of mind.

Four Great, Unexpected Places to Raise a Family

Here are 4 great, and sometimes unexpected, places to raise a family.

Earnings for All Seasons

Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?

All Muni Bonds Are Not Created Equal

Gaining a better understanding of municipal bonds makes more sense than ever.

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What Is My Current Cash Flow?

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

Lifetime of Earnings

Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

What Is My Current Net Worth?

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

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

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

Estimate Your RMD

Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

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Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

Tax Management Strategies

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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Jane Bond: Scaling the Ladder

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.

Surprises

Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.

Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?

There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?

18 Years Worth of Days

The average retirement lasts for 18 years. Are you prepared to fill that many days?

Bridging the Confidence Gap

In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.

Estate Management 101

A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate

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