We Are Independent Advisors
You can never underestimate the value of financial independence. The freedom and flexibility to make choices makes you feel empowered. As Independent Advisors, we have a wider variety of options and can guide you through decisions without having to cater to proprietary needs. Whether you are coming in to talk about Investments, Retirement Planning, 401k Rollovers, IRA Funding, Life Insurance, Estate Planning or Long Term Care, we can present various products to help guide you along the way. Contact us to learn how we can serve you best.
Put It in a Letter
A letter of instruction provides additional and more personal information regarding your estate.
What is the Value of Your Business?
Ascertaining the value of your business is important for a variety of reasons.
Four Steps to Valuing an Estate
Determining the value of your estate, or for someone who has passed away, can be a complex undertaking.
Data Thieves from Outer Space
Learn about the dangers of internet fraud with this highly educational and fun “pulp” comic.
Variable Universal Life Insurance
Variable Universal Life is permanent insurance in which the policyholder directs how premiums are invested.
What's My 2023 Tax Bracket?
Check out this handy reference of updated ranges from the IRS in case your designated bracket has changed.
Revising Estate Strategy Assumptions
Estate tax exemptions rules appear to be stabilizing, prompting many to reconsider conventional estate strategies.
Earnings for All Seasons
Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?
Mortgages in Retirement
Explore the benefits and drawbacks to paying off your mortgage prior to retirement with this article.
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What Is My Life Expectancy?
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Social Security Taxes
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Impact of Taxes and Inflation
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Home Mortgage Deduction
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
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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.
Investment Strategies for Retirement
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Managing Your Lifestyle
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
5 Smart Investing Principles
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
5 Smart Investing Strategies
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
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How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
The Facts About Income Tax
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
An amusing and whimsical look at behavioral finance best practices for investors.
The Cost of Procrastination
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
Making Your Tax Bracket Work
Have you explored all your options when it comes to managing your taxable income?