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We hope your visit will help you understand the opportunities and potential rewards that are available when you take a proactive approach to your personal financial situation. We have created this Web site to help you gain a better understanding of the financial concepts behind insurance, investing, retirement, estate planning, and wealth preservation. Most important, we hope you see the value of working with skilled professionals to pursue your financial goals.

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Cash Flow Analysis

This Cash Flow Analysis form will help you weigh your income vs. your expenses.

Retirement Plan Early Distribution

Estimate how much would remain after paying income taxes and penalties if you took an early distribution from a retirement plan.

LTCI Cost of Waiting

Estimate the potential cost of waiting to purchase a long-term care insurance policy.

Savings Goals

How much do you need to save each year to meet your long-term financial goals?

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Time for a Trust

Common types of trusts, the issues they might address, and the benefits they may provide.

Strengthening Social Security

A recent poll measured attitudes toward four potential changes to strengthen the Social Security system.

Evaluating the Need for Long-Term-Care

Certain insurance products could be used to help prevent retirement savings from being wiped out by the escalating cost of long-term care.

Protecting Your Family’s Future

Although many workers have group insurance through their employers, it may not be sufficient coverage

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