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Financial Planning

We are able to assist you with your financial needs at any level.  We have a flexible, yet powerful service offering that removes much of the administrative ...

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Personal Wealth Mgmt

Personal wealth comes in many ways.  Whether it be an inheritance, a one-time financial event, insurance proceeds or the gradual, hard-earned process of ...

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Tax Planning

The tax code is complex and it affects all areas of your financial life.  As a Certified Public Accountant, our firm principal, Scott Draper, is experienced and ...

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Four Reasons Millennials Need an Estate Strategy

Estate strategies for millennials may sound like less of a concern than retirement, but young adults should prepare now.

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The Most Overlooked Item of Any Home Improvement

The item most homeowners forget on their home improvement project checklist is insurance.

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

The Economic Journey of Your Morning Coffee

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Is Term Life Insurance for You?

Term insurance is the simplest form of life insurance. Here's how it works.

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How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

Home Mortgage Deduction

Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.

Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

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.

Tax Freedom Day

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

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Your Cash Flow Statement

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

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.

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

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The Richest Man in Babylon

In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.

Retirement Redefined

Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.

Global and International Funds

Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?

Keeping Up with the Joneses

Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?

Events on Wall Street

Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.

The Cycle of Investing

Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.

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