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Whether you are at the start of a career or marriage and wondering what to anticipate for the future, or you may be mid-career, wondering if you are on track to get to your goals, or nearing the end of your career and looking at retiring in the next few years. We are here to help guide you and make wise decisions.

We specialize in
financial confidence.

Our combined experience of 40 years has allowed us to help our clients navigate the complexities of life. We work with people across the financial spectrum. If you need general financial help through to complex multi-generational planning we have the tools and resources to help. As a fee based financial advisory firm we have  no products to sell, only our advice and experience. As Enrolled agents we are licensed to advise you in the tax area of your finances to create efficient tax strategies in your life.

How do we do this?

We will help you develop and prioritize your goals, show you the steps to pursue them and regularly review them. We bring insight from outside to help you avoid emotionally driven decisions that can often result in financial problems. Being available at critical points of decision-making, we will help ensure you have information to make a sound decision.

With our experience we can help you anticipate life transitions and prepare for them financially. We start by creating a financial plan to address them and manage them ahead of time. We will spend the time to know you and your specific situation and providing the resources needed, educating you on options and risks associated with each choice. Our end goal is to help you achieve financial confidence and make wise financial decisions working with you collaboratively to that end.

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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.

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Surprises

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Don't Buy The Hype

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