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Employee Benefits

You face a multitude of choices and costs to weigh when considering how to recruit and retain your employees. We help our clients find the best mix of benefits to meet your strategic goals. 

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Risk Management

Protect your business. Protect your home and valuables. Our property and casualty insurance advisors understand your needs, from workers compensation to general bonding, tenants’ policies to umbrella coverage. We offer commercial and personal lines of insurance.

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Retirement Planning

After you’ve paid your employees, what’s left for you, the business owner? How have you planned for life in retirement? Our experienced advisors work with you to develop a strategy to envision and achieve your goals.

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A Primer on Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts

A Primer on Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts

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

Do You Owe The AMT?

Do You Owe The AMT?

If you want to avoid potential surprises at tax time, it may make sense to know where you stand when it comes to the AMT.

Required Reading: The Economic Report of the President

Required Reading: The Economic Report of the President

The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.

 

Insuring Your Second Home

There are unique risks of owning a second home and obtaining the proper coverage may protect you from financial risk.

Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.

The Ivory Tower Changes Wall Street

Thanks to the work of three economists, we have a better understanding of what determines an asset’s price.

Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio

Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.

Countering Counterfeit Currency

Combating counterfeiting remains core to preserving the integrity of the nation’s money.

Making Sense of U.S. Household Net Worth

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

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Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

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

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

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

Historical Inflation

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

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

Annuity Comparison

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

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Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Tax Management Strategies

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

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Choosing a Mortgage

Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.

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.

Surprises

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

Forecast

The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.

Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities

What is your plan for health care during retirement?

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