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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.

Our site is filled with educational videos, articles, presentations, and calculators designed to help you learn more. As you search my website, send me a note regarding any questions you may have.

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Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio

Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio

Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.

Lots of Variables with Fixed-Rate Mortgages

Lots of Variables with Fixed-Rate Mortgages

When selecting a fixed-rate mortgage, a borrower has to determine how many years to finance the loan.

Certain Uncertainties in Retirement

Certain Uncertainties in Retirement

The uncertainties we face in retirement can erode our sense of confidence.

 

Choosing a Business Structure

Entrepreneurs all face the same question, “Which business structure should I adopt?”

What Is a 1035 Exchange?

1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.

Raising Healthy Children

Healthy habits are one of the greatest gifts to give your child.

The Anatomy of an Index

The S&P 500 represents a large portion of the value of the U.S. equity market, it may be worth understanding.

You Would Rather Be...

Are you a thrill seeker, or content to relax in the backyard? Use this flowchart to find out more about your risk tolerance.

The Business Cycle

Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.

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Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

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.

Contributing to an IRA?

Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

Home Mortgage Deduction

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

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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Retirement Plan Distributions

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Tax Management Strategies

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

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Jane Bond: Infiltrating the Market

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.

Acres of Diamonds

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

The Real Cost of a Vacation Home

What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.

The Fed and How It Got That Way

Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.

Estate Management 101

A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate

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