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Your Blueprint is provided as part of our process. When we know you, your family and your business. We know the site you’re building on. Your Blueprint becomes the infrastructure needed to build assets that serve you, your needs and preferences.

Our process of building implementing and supervising your assets as an independent firm is very different from many larger firms. We are independent of banks, brokerage firms, or insurance companies; as such we have the freedom to recommend suitable plans from an array of sources.

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Tax Deductions You Won't Believe

Tax Deductions You Won't Believe

Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.

Changing Unhealthy Behaviors

Changing Unhealthy Behaviors

Five phases to changing unhealthy behaviors.

Pay Yourself First

Pay Yourself First

It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.

 

Put It in a Letter

A letter of instruction provides additional and more personal information regarding your estate.

Problems with Probate

Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.

The Utility of Sector Investing

Successful sector investing is dependent upon an accurate analysis about when to rotate in and out.

What Is a Roth 401(k)?

Roth 401(k) plans combine features of traditional 401(k) plans with those of a Roth IRA.

Red Flags for Tax Auditors

Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.

A Home Insurance Claim: To File Or Not To File

Learn when it may not make sense to file a claim on your home insurance.

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Long-Term-Care Needs

Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

Inflation & Retirement

Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.

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.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

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Your Cash Flow Statement

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

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

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The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?

Events on Wall Street

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

Should You Ever Retire?

A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.

Acres of Diamonds

In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.

Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

Suddenly Single: 3 Steps to Take Now

Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.

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