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Private Wealth Management for Select Individuals

At Retirement Specialist, Inc., we understand that retirees face many important decisions that can affect their long-term financial success. Some of these decisions revolve around making investments that will help create a hedge against outliving their income, the impact of inflation, taxation, and rising healthcare costs. Because over ninety percent of our clients are retirees with similar concerns, we are in an advantageous position to approach such challenges with experience and skill.

 

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Your Changing Definition of Risk in Retirement

Your Changing Definition of Risk in Retirement

A change in your mindset during retirement may drive changes to your portfolio.

What If You Get Audited?

What If You Get Audited?

The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.

Choosing a Business Structure

Choosing a Business Structure

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

 

What Is an Annuity?

Annuities are versatile tools that can help you save for retirement and generate income in retirement.

A Look at Diversification

Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.

Best Performing Asset Classes

Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.

Trends in Charitable Giving

Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.

A Taxing Story: Capital Gains and Losses

Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.

Problems with Probate

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

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Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability, along with average and marginal tax rates.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

Disability Income

This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.

Tax Freedom Day

Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

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Retirement Plan Distributions

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

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.

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Choosing a Mortgage

Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?

Perception vs. Reality

There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

Three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?

$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.

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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