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We help retirees and pre-retirees in Southern California make sense of their finances and manage what they have worked so hard to build. We have a special focus on helping clients create comfortable retirement lifestyles and leave legacies of love.

Our clients are hard-working individuals with unique visions of the future who want to build long-term relationships with a team of financial professionals that truly care about their needs. Many of our clients are currently working with an advisor but still have concerns about building a future in turbulent times. We help them find personal answers to challenging questions like:

  • When can I afford to retire?
  • How can I help ensure I won’t run out of money?
  • What purpose does my money serve?
  • How can I invest in today’s uncertain markets?
  • What will happen if I can’t handle my finances?

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What's My Potential Estate Tax?

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

Contributing to an IRA?

Contributing to an IRA?

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

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

 

Not Your Parents’ Finances

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Did Father Know Best About Financial Decision-Making?

“Listen, money doesn’t grow on trees.”

LGBTQ Proud

LGBTQ people are subject to unique stresses that affect how they feel about their financial future.

Counteracting Capital Gains with Tax-Loss Harvesting

You may have heard the phrase "tax-loss harvesting." A financial professional may be able to provide some guidance.

Tips to Create a More Effective and Efficient Virtual Team

March 2020 brought with it a tidal wave of unforeseen changes — to both our workforce and economy. Ready or not, a huge number of businesses had to pivot quickly to a 100% work-from-home model to keep their employees safe and their operations moving.

Managing Money as a Couple

Keys to preparing to grow wealthy together.

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My Retirement Savings

Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.

How Compound Interest Works

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

Saving for College

This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.

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

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

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

Comparing Investments

This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.

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An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

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Working With A Financial Professional

A financial professional is an invaluable resource to help you untangle the complexities of whatever life throws at you.

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

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 Power of Compound Interest

Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.

Jane Bond: Scaling the Ladder

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.

Global and International Funds

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

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