Building a Connection
Our financial picture is evidence of the life we choose to lead. The people we cherish, the places we explore and the objects we treasure are etched in the folds of our wallets. Our wealth is a meaningful force in the landscape of our lives. Our spending patterns become the powerful lens through which we examine our philosophies, our values, and our dreams.
We understand that your life is not simply an equation, but a careful patchwork of experiences. We know that analyzing your financial needs is about more than numbers. We see the unmatched value of genuine relationships. For us, it’s instinctual and there are no shortcuts. It is built over time with trust, sensitivity and reverence for the things and people you value most. It is the deep work of building a connection with our clients based on an authentic understanding of who they are and the legacy they want to leave.
Yours, Mine and Ours: Estate Strategies for Second Marriages
Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.
Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
Are Alternative Investments Right for You?
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
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Currency has been around for a long time. Here’s a quick history lesson.
Preparing for college means setting goals, staying focused, and tackling a few key milestones along the way.
Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.
Your credit score may influence how much you pay for auto and home insurance.
Being healthy not only makes you feel good, it may also help you financially.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.